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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.
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • Show girls on stage 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Building with domed clock tower 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Jackson's Ferry Shot Tower 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      This shot tower, located in Austinville, VA is in the Shot Tower and New River Trail State Park. It was built by Thomas Jackson, an English immigrant in 1807. The small, spherical lead shot was used by frontier settlers. ...
    • Preparing to eat while camping 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Jack "Piney" Williams with draft horses 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Two-story house with 3rd floor tower 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Joe Garnett Walking on a Bridge 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Men and women paring apples to make apple butter 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Hylton, Newton Hylton, Albert Hylton
    • Man hunting for bees 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • 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)
    • Folk Drama At Swappin' Meetin', Kingdom Come 

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

      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)
    • Baptism in the River 

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

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Bookmobiles are not strangers to the "back trails," and out of the way places--- indeed do they seek them out in their travels, for the people who live there have no public libraries.