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"Sky People: The Art and History of Blowing Rock, North Carolina" DVD

 Collection
Identifier: AC-767

Scope and Contents

This DVD, "Sky People: The Art and History of Blowing Rock," is a 15-minute orientation video created to introduce visitors to Blowing Rock and the High Country. Created by Rebecca Jones, it was commissioned by the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum in the summer of 2011.

Dates

  • September 2011

Language

All materials in this collection are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Historical Note

This video was commissioned by the Blowing Rock Museum, Blowing Rock, North Carolina as a brief history to the culture and history of the area, with specific topics being mountain resort communities, the Cone family, African Americans, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Camp Catawba, Shulls Mill, and others. Several people were interviewed for this video, written and narrated by Rebecca Jones, in Summer of 2011, including Ralph Lentz II, Ginny Stevens, Neva Specht, Alex Bernhardt, Kyle Grove, David Spiceland, Joe and Elliott Dulaney, and Robin Dreyer. Several of the still photographs are copies of photographs located in the Appalachian State University Special Collections.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This video, "Sky People: The Art and History of Blowing Rock," was created by Rebecca Jones and commissioned by the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum. It introduces museum visitors to Blowing Rock, North Carolina and the High Country.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection, of which an archival copy was made.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was donated by Rebecca Jones, who shot, edited, directed, wrote and narrated the video, in September 2011. It was accessioned as AC.2011.073.

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.
Title
AC.767: "Sky People: The Art and History of Blowing Rock, North Carolina" DVD, September 2011
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Anita Elliott
Date
1/24/2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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