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Earl Palmer Appalachian Photograph and Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-025
Abstract

This collection contains the photographs of Earl Palmer, an award-winning photographer from Cambria, Virginia, whose work depicted the landscape and traditional culture of rural Appalachia in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Materials date frome 1880 to 1989, but are primarily from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection is divided among the following series: photographs, duplicate photographs, written materials, oversize photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1880 - 1989

Political Buttons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-013
Abstract

This collection contains five American politcal buttons from the first half of the 20th century, primarily during World War I. The collection contains a button from the Liberty Loan of 1917, a button from the United War Work Campaign (1918), a button from the Fourth Liberty Loan (1918), a button from the Virginia Council of Defense (ca. 1917-1918), and a U. S. Senate campaign button supporting Harry Byrd (1940).

Dates: 1917-1918, 1940

VPI Dog Doll

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact-006
Abstract

The VPI Dog Doll is a maroon doll with the letters "VPI" on its side in orange.

Dates: ca. 1940s

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