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Negatives

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Roy Smith Papers, 1932-2000

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2021-014
Abstract Hugh Roy Smith (1908-1979) opened his first business, Cornelius Floral Gardens, in 1933. The business later became known as Smith’s Flowers and Nurseries, Inc. During his career, he grew and sold flowers through his shops in Cornelius and Mooresville and provided floral arrangements for weddings and pageants. He also participated in Southern Living Show exhibits and won awards for his displays. In addition to his work, Smith was active in his community as a chairman of the Cornelius...
Dates: 1932 - 2000

Robert Gerald “Hank” Utley Baseball Collection, 1909-2000

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2022-018
Abstract

The "Robert Gerald 'Hank' Utley Baseball Collection, 1909-2000" consists of research materials gathered by Robert Gerald “Hank” Utley for his book, "The Independent Carolina Baseball League," which he co-wrote with Scott Verner in 1999.

Dates: 1909 - 2000

Ruth M. Kilgo and Ray E. Hall WWII Letter Collection, 1943-1946

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-060
Abstract

The "Ruth M. Kilgo and Ray E. Hall WWII Letter Collection, 1943-1946" is an extensive collection of V-Mail correspondence between Ensign Ruth M. Kilgo and Private Ray E. Hall. (By the time they were discharged, Kilgo rose in rank to Lieutenant Junior Grade, and Hall rose to Second Lieutenant.) Their letters discussed daily life, military happenings, their love for one another, and a variety of other topics. Collection materials are in good condition and dated 1943-1946.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1946; 1915; 1947; 1960

Smokejumpers Collection, 1949-1992

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2021-047
Abstract Founded in 1934 by TV Pearson (the US Forest Service Intermountain Regional Forester), the smokejumping program enables firefighters to quickly contain forest fires by parachuting out of airplanes and fighting fires on rugged terrain. The first official fire jump occurred in 1940 overtop the Nez Pierce National Forest in Idaho. Smokejumpers require intense training to ensure they are equipped for exiting procedures, parachute maneuvering/retrieval, emergencies, and tree climbing. The...
Dates: 1949 - 1992