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    • Women in bonnets with their finished quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
    • At the Quilting Frame 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
      A diamond pattern quilt is placed on quilting frames at a quiltin'' held at the home of Lera Rakes who lived on Tukey Cock Creek in mountain-bound Franklin County, Virginia.
    • Patriotic Quilt 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
      Patriotic Quilt piece and appliqued in a Stars and Stripes pattern in 1861 by Mary Rockhold Reed of Noblesville, Indiana, for her son, George Teter who was serving in the Civil War...this exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Telephone Switchboard 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
      Telephone Switchboard in use in Eastern Kentucky near Mount Vernon was installed in 1885 and was used continuously until 1959 when it was abandoned.
    • Farmer with ox pulling plow in field, Cumberland, Middlesboro, Kentucky 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Cherokee Indian Reservation, Middlesboro, Kentucky
    • Phelps Stokes Chapel at Berea College 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Berea College Student Industries Pottery 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Exquisitely beautiful pottery and ceramics are made by the students at Berea College as part of their participation in the unique Labor Program of the College.
    • Berea College Student 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Departing the Bookmobile 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Bookmobile librarians know each child by name--- have motherly concern at each days end for the home-going of each child, wondering as to their welfare on the journey homeward, ---and wishing them safe voyage there.
    • Frontier Land Amusement Park, Cherokee, North Carolina 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Drawing of a Log Cabin 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Bookmobile 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Old Houses 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Mother and Daughter Making a Basket 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Lera Rakes, who lived far off the beaten path on Turkey Cock Creek, takes her daughter, Evonne in hand to show her a few things about the art of basket makin
    • Man Exiting Cave 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Baptism in the River 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Church goers in front of steepled church 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Bookmobile 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Older child offers some advice on selection, to new-comer to the Bookmobile's bookshelves
    • Blue Ridge Parkway 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Excellent picnic facilities are one of the useful characteristics to be found along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
    • Student weaving at Berea College 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Student Industries