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A foot trail through the rice fields
by Freeman, Margery. A foot trail through the rice fieldsTwo tourists are trekking through a mountain valley flanked by rice fields. Peepal trees can be seen on the right side of the picture — these trees are commonly [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A man and a woman weave baskets in a handicraft factory near Dalat
by Freeman, Margery. A man and a woman weave baskets in a handicraft factory near DalatA man and a woman weave baskets in a handicraft factory near Dalat. the man in the foreground is weaving a long thin fiber, probably [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
A menu board outside a Nepali restaurant
by Freeman, Margery. A menu board outside a Nepali restaurant This English language menu was hung on the wall of a hotel in Naudanda, a mountain village in northwestern Nepal. These menus are usually meant for the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Admission signs at Grandfather Mountain
by . Admission Signs at Grandfather Mountain In this black and white photograph, Joe Lee Hartley Jr. stands at the admission gate to Grandfather Mountain and shows two admission signs. The hanging sign [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Advertisement for Grandfather Mountain
by . Advertisement for Grandfather Mountain This color photograph shows a sign advertising the Mile High Swinging Bridge and Grandfather Mountain. It say "Carolina's Top Scenic [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Advertisement for Warm Springs Hotel
by . Along with the advertisement an announcement was attached. The Announcement made known that the hotel added one hundred new rooms and furniture rennovation. Change in the landscape on and around the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Airport in Pokhara, Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Airport in Pokhara, NepalA small airport in Pokhara, Nepal during monsoon season. The surrounding landscape is a combination of mountainous forests and cleared [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Balinese girl wearing floral crown headdress
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese girl wearing floral crown headdress This tourism advertising image shows a young Balinese girl wearing an elaborate floral crown headdress. Such crowns are characteristic of Balinese [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Balinese weathervane and windchime posted on pole
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese weathervane and windchime posted on poleA Balinese weathervane and windchime is posted high in the air on a bamboo pole. A front propeller catches the wind and turns attached flaps of bamboo [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor ThomThis view of Bayon Temple tower walls at Angkor Thom reveals two carved stone faces in profile. The one in foreground at left [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Beach hotels at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
by Freeman, Margery. Beach hotels at Puerto Vallarta, MexicoA large white hotel sits behind a beach across a bay of blue water. Rocks jut out of the water in the foreground.Puerto Vallarta is a port town on Mexico's west [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Burros in Nepal
by Freeman, Margery. Burros in Nepal Burros carrying goods down pathways once used as routes for the salt trade that crossed the mountains into Tibet. Today, the people who live in these mountains use salt imported from [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved stone reliefs of Garuda supporting Elephant Terrace at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Carved stone reliefs of Garuda supporting Elephant Terrace at Angkor Thom Carved stone reliefs of Garuda, a Hindu mythical bird who transports the god Vishnu, appear to support the Elephant Terrace [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Cherokee, NC street view
by Morton, Hugh M. Cherokee, NC street view This photograph from the mid-1950s shows a street view of Cherokee, North Carolina with its souvenir shops and the Cherokee [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Colored wall map of tunnels at Cu Chi used by Vietcong during Vietnam War
by Freeman, Margery. Colored wall map of tunnels at Cu Chi used by Vietcong during Vietnam War A colored wall map depicts the underground tunnels at Cu Chi used by Communist fighters, or Vietcong, during the Vietnam [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
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