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This blog is maintained by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and features highlights from the collections at DigitalNC, an online library of primary sources from institutions across North Carolina.

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Historic Photos of Downtown Brevard Available Online

South Broad and Jordan Streets, Brevard, N.C., Looking North, 1940
Over 200 historic photos from the Transylvania County Library are now available on DigitalNC. These images are from the Transylvania County Library, primarily from the collection of local photographer William Austin. The image shown here depicts South Broad and Jordan Streets in 1940.

In addition to street scenes and aerial views, the photos include images of local businesses, photos of the Transylvania County courthouse, scenes from gatherings and parades, and, from 1884, the oldest known photo of Brevard.

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