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Kephart album pages 28 and 29.

Kephart album pages 28 and 29.  Cllick for larger image.

Page 28 - Clippings

Upper clipping: "A Mountain Home. This cabin is neither better nor worse than the average dwelling in the Smokies. The boards and shingles are split from the log." Also handwritten caption: "Western Monteith's House."

Lower clipping: "Quill Rose and his mowing machine - famous bear hunter of Eagle Creek - typical home North Carolina Backwoodsman" Edited by hand to replace the word "machine" with "blade."

Page 29 - Great Smoky Mountains

Upper photographs: "'Blockade' Still-house (The laurel had to be parted to get this much of a picture)

Lower left photograph: "Moonshine Still ('Blockade' whiskey was being made in this still when photo was taken)"

Lower right photograph: "Quill's Blacksmith-shop (left) and Corn-mill. (The blower for the forge is a small wheel run by water)"

Notes: Three photographs are missing, but have been scanned from the 1921 edition of Our Southern Highlanders: Upper left image is from page 112, lower left image is from page 129, and lower right image is from page 145. Please see explanation in About the Virtual Album.

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