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    • Chinquapins 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-18)
      Chinquapins are the cousin of the American chestnut.
    • Going to the Quiltin' 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      When "Granny" Dehart stages a quiltin', quilters from miles around stream in by the wagon and buggy load. Farm chores are disposed of before sunup so that the womenfolks, who most of the work anyway, can get to the day-long ...
    • Goode "Preacher" Hash and his wife 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-18)
      Note on back: Goode "Preacher" Hash gets some help from his wife of well over fifty years. In other words making hearth brooms was a family enterprise at the Hath's."
    • Lula Conrad on steps grating corn 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-18)
    • Lula Conrad preparing grit bread 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-18)
    • Moonshine Still 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Moonshine still near Meadows of Dan on Mile 176, one of several on exhibition along the Blue Ridge Parkway to delight the picture taker.
    • Nutcracking 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Photograph Of An Older Woman 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-18)
    • Quilting Party 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      The lining for a patchwork quilt is being laid at the home of Alice Dehart on Rockcastle Creek south of the Blue Ridge hill country.
    • Women having dinner on the grounds at quilting bee 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Dinner on the grounds is part and parcel of any mountain quiltin' gathering of mountain women. Besides offering an opportunity for individual quilters to show off their favorite quilt for prizes that might be offered,
    • Women in bonnets with their finished quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Women with their quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Quiltin's attract quilters from miles away. All fetch their favorite completed quilt for prizes offered for the most antique, prettiest and best workmanship.