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18718
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The great flood of July 16, 1916 broke all records and caused death and destruction in Western North Carolina. That day twenty-two inches of rain fell over the western mountains in twenty-four hours, sending flood waters surging through Asheville, Belmont, Marshall, and other communities. Eighty people were killed, and property damages were almost $23 million.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 9, Feb 2013, p48-50, 52, 54-56, il Periodical Website
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19312
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The Thursday Afternoon Book Club of Kings Mountain is celebrating its 100th anniversary--1913-2013. The club follows the practices and rules of its founders. For example, the club must have 20 to 24 members; new members are voted on by secret ballot; books are selected by committee and must be purchased in hardback. Nearly half the women are daughters of previous members. The club is believed to be one of the oldest book clubs in North Carolina.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 10, Mar 2013, p22, 24-25, il Periodical Website
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19413
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Colin Richmond is a mixed-media artist who lives in Asheville. He travels the world searching for rare-breed farm animals which he turns into handcrafted porcelain collectibles which are sold at Colin's Creatures. Of all the animals he creates, sheep are the most in number and have the most expressive features.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 11, Apr 2013, p19-21, il, por Periodical Website
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26726
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Located in Brevard, North Carolina, Keystone Camp is the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast, having a legacy spanning a century. The founders, Fannie Holt and Florence Ellis, wanted a summer retreat just for young women to express themselves in a unique environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p30, 32-33, il Periodical Website
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37617
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Many residents of a community known today as Junaluska are descendants of those who made life vibrant in this historically black neighborhood. The referenced Affrilachian life, now recognized in neighborhoods such as Junaluska, long proved challenging to document because of factors that rendered blacks and whites from the region invisible.
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21584
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Williams explores the life and works of naturalist, writer, and poet, George Ellison, who lives in Bryson City with his artist wife Elizabeth. In the summer they live in the Smoky Mountains National Park in a cabin sitting on fifty acres of forest, where, Ellison says, he draws great inspiration.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 9, Feb 2014, p23-27, il, por Periodical Website
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