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    • 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.
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Interior of Country Store 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Camping at Cumberland State Park 

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

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Frontier Trading Post - Blue Ridge Parkway 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Many unique trading posts abound up and down the Parkway where you can buy anything from a hickory smoked ham to a gallon of country brewed sorghum.
    • Welcome to the Bookmobile! 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Ellen Wilson awaits the opening of the Bookmobile doors.
    • Blue Ridge Parkway 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Rail fences and peaceful fields in the sun border the curvaceous Blue Ridge Parkway throughout it's 470-mile length
    • Children Visiting the Bookmobile 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Children are helped in the choice of the book best suited to their particular need by expert librarians when they meet the bookmobile on "Bookmobile Day."
    • Loading Canal Barge in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. 

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

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Actors in Native American Dress 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Apple tree in full blossom during festival 

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

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

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

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

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

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Restoration from an original post card by Earl Palmer.