Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Appalachian Consortium, in operation from 1970-2004, was a nonprofit, educational organization formed by a partnership of academic institutions dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing the future of the Southern Appalachian region. This collection contains files detailing the initial organization and continuing leadership of the Consortium, its finances and correspondence, as well as its major projects, grants, publications, and conferences.
Dates: 1970-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1990
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection is a collection of brochures of attractions located throughout the Appalachian Regional Commission-defined counties and the Appalachian Trail states. The collection covers historical sites and tourist attractions, providing insight into the promotion of tourism in the Appalachian region in addition to describing the sites themselves. Brochures currently cover the following states: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,...
Abstract The Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection contains flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, travel guides, booklets, programs, and other ephemera from Appalachian towns or with Appalachian themes. There are real estate booklets with northwestern North Carolina houses for sale, as well as brochures of businesses, museums, and tourist attractions of Appalachia.
Abstract Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains Letters consists of one document, a Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains flier and a 1953 letter from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce to Ms. V. Flowers on the reverse side.
Abstract This two-paged oral history interview of Jack Neilson gives a young man's perspective of summer camps in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and watching as a national treasure, the Blue Ridge Parkway, was being constructed in the late 1940's.
Dates: July 10, 2010
Abstract Dr. John Workman was Professor of Economics at Appalachian State Teachers College from 1946 to 1960. The John Workman Film Collection includes 16 8mm films, both black & white and in color, mostly pertaining to ASTC and the High Country. There is also 1 VHS tape with copies of 5 of the films.