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    • 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.
    • 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)
    • Women Cooking Apple Butter 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      It's apple butter making time at the Flossie Reynolds home on Raven's Den Creek south of the Blue Ridge.
    • Elk in Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      A camera hidden in a laurel blind caught this calf elk by surprise in Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.
    • Actors in Native American Dress 

      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)
    • Log cabin with stone chimney 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Camping on the Laurel River at Noe's Dock 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Our camp on Laurel River on a sand-bar is typical of many such camp sites to be found along the forest and rock-strewn banks of Laurel River.
    • Cove Cabin 

      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. ...
    • Sand Cave 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Sand Cave was the rendezvous for bachelor members of Hensley Settlement who used the natural geological formation as a hunting lodge and retreat.
    • Women pick Winesap apples before making apple butter 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Apple picking time finds entire families at work in the hill-side orchards, picking juicy winesaps for the cider'in.
    • Soapmaking 

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

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

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Sarver Homestead, Gap Mountain. Montgomery County, VA
    • 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)
    • Elk Buck 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      A White elk buck yielded this statuesque picture at Circle M Ranch Zoo.
    • Shingle wood cabin 

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