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Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Consortium Records,

 Collection
Identifier: UA-5001
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

Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-119
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,...
Dates: 1900-1999

Appalachian Regional Ephemera Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-121
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.
Dates: 1880-present

Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains letters

 Collection
Identifier: AC-322
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.
Dates: 1953

Jack Neilson oral history

 Collection
Identifier: AC-747
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

John H. Workman Film Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: UA-5075
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.
Dates: 1930-1959