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Lucinda Ogle Collection
Abstract The Lucinda Ogle Collection (1885-2003) details early life in the Smoky Mountains. Lucinda Ogle was the daughter of Wiley and Rebecca Oakley. Wiley Oakley was known as the "Roaming Man of the Mountains", for his expertise in storytelling, for his comprehensive knowledge of the mountains, and for his guided tours throughout the Smoky Mountains. Lucinda Oakley Ogle continued the legacy of her father by preserving the heritage of the Smoky Mountains and its people. The collection includes...
Dates: circa 1885-circa 2003, undated
Oakley Family Memories of the Smoky Mountains
This collection includes articles, images, videos, and personal writings pertaining to the Oakley family and the Smoky Mountains. Harvey Oakley (1918–2007), Wiley Oakley (1885–1954), and Rebecca Anne Ogle Oakley (1890–1980) are the main family members of focus.
Dates: 1974-1984, Unknown
Ridley Wills Postcard Collection
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 2800 postcards featuring the Great Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee and Western North Carolina from the 1910s to the 1990s. The cards depict a variety of scenes, including iconic natural features, distinctive architecture, general landscapes, and popular tourist destinations. The predominant focus of this collection is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding areas including Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and the images on the postcards...
Rosemary Moorehead Scrapbook
Abstract This scrapbook consists of approximately 120 images, mostly photographs, showing the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School and its vicinity. Many of the photographs show people, including Eunice Weaver (director), William King (principal), teachers, students, Arrowcraft staff members, and Franklin D. Roosevelt in Gatlinburg. Many of the photographs depicting school buildings are accompanied by crayon drawings. Also included are a series of images of Mt. LeConte (one taken during a lunar...
Dates: 1936 November 7
Tap Roots Original Screenplay
Abstract This collection contains the original screenplay for the 1948 film Tap Roots, directed by George Marshall and starring actors Van Heflin, Susan Hayward, Boris Karloff, Julie London, and Whitfield Connor. The film is adapted from James H. Street's 1942 novel of the same name by screenwriters Alan LeMay and Lionel Wiggam. The film is set in Mississippi, and shot on location in the rural area near Gatlinburg, Tennessee and in the Great Smoky Mountains region of...