Annie Bruce Carr posing with her Dolls18 June 2010
Source: Elias Carr Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, #160.9.e.29
Staff Person: Nanette Hardison
The image shown is of Annie Bruce Carr, daughter of North Carolina Governor Elias Carr. She is sitting in front of a large tree holding her doll. She has twelve other dolls in various poses around her. The image dated 1888 was taken at Bracebridge, Edgecombe County, N.C., which was home of Gov. Carr. This image along with other images and documents can be found in the Elias Carr Papers, 1856-1910, #160.