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Barnhill Photographs of Life in Western North Carolina, 1914-1917 (Library of Congress)

Collection Strengths & Sample Images

The Barnhill Collection includes documentary photos of white residents of the Appalachian Mountains around Asheville, NC—their daily lives and handicrafts; agriculture & industry, apples, basket making, cider, flour mills, pets, pottery, sheep, shingles, sledges, sorghum, spinning wheels, toys, violinists, wagons, water wheels, and weaving.

Sample Images