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This is a photograph of a man holding ginseng plants, one in each hand, complete with roots and foliage. The caption on the back says, "Ginseng plants in garden of R.L. Snelson, Bryson City, N.C."

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This image is a collage of a brief article, a photograph, and an advertisement.

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This article shares insights on management of forests on farmland for profit that the author gleaned on a trip to Germany.

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This is a photograph of students in AS 344: Creative Traditions in Southern Appalachia visiting the Old Kona Baptist Church in Mitchell County on November 11, 2023. This is the church where Charlie Silver is buried.

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This photograph shows the pews in the Old Kona Baptist Church in Kona, Mitchell County, North Carolina. On the walls are newspaper clippings and other ephemera related to Kona's history.

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This is a photograph of the stone marking Charlie Silver's three graves at the Old Kona Baptist Church in Mitchell County, North Carolina.

Leather britches and Hickory King corn used to make cornbread at Mars Hill University Harvest Party 2023

Manual corn grinder used to make cornmeal, which is also pictured.

This is a photograph picturing the annual Harvest Party at Mars Hill University. Jerry Sutton, Roger Howell, and friends are pictured leading a jam at the party.

This is a photograph of Bobby McMillon at the Ballad Swap at the 2019 Bascom Lamar Lunsford Festival in the Peterson Building on the campus of Mars Hill University. On the left is Denise Norton O'Sullivan and on the right is Joe Penland.
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