Black and white photograph of a two men in a horse-drawn buggy. The man on the left is wearing a dark colored hat, possible fedora style, and smoking a cigar; he has on a white undershirt with a dark colored tie and a dark colored jacket with a white handkerchief in his jacket pocket. The man sitting beside him on the right is wearing a bowler-style hat with a white undershirt, a dark-colored tie, and a buttoned-up jacket, and is sitting with his hand crossed on his lap. The horse, buggy, and men appear to be sitting in a dirt field or wooded area. There is mud stuck to the wheels of the buggy.
By Walter Vess, Jr.
Black and white photograph of three young adults in an old motorized car. The driver of the car is a man wearing a dark suit with a white shirt, a black bow tie, and a white cap with a bill. Next to the driver in the front seat is a young woman dressed in a white shirt, a dark skirt, and a white hat. She is holding a container with a strap around her neck; she has curly hair and appears very young. In the back seat, there is a woman is wearing a white dress with a gingham sash around the waist; her hat is dark with white flowers on each side. The woman and man in the front seat are smiling and looking toward the photographer. The front of the automobile appears to be covered in mud, and it is dark in color with dark seats. There is grass surrounding the car and tall trees in the background.
Black and white photograph of a horse drawn wagon with a circular shelter attached on a dirt road; horse is dark in color. In the wagon shelter are two women, who are looking at each other and have their arms on each other’s shoulder, and they are wearing light-colored dresses. A man stands beside the horse, on the left. He is wearing dark pants, suspenders, a tucked-in shirt, and a hat.
From Walter Vess.
Black and white photograph of a barn in a field, set against a view of Crowders Mountain. To the right of the barn is a tree and power lines. To the left of the barn is a wooden fence.
By photographer Gary Stewart.
Aerial view, in color, looking east at business district. There are trees and an open field on the bottom portion of the photograph. In front of the trees there are several buildings, the railroad tracks, a road (Battleground Ave.) and a string of business buildings. Mountain Street and Gold Street can be seen on the left and right, respectively, of the images, as can the buildings on those streets. The buildings on Cherokee St. and Piedmont St. can also be seen. In the distance, Mountain Rest Cemetery can be seen.
Two dogs in a yard. The dog on the left is standing and the one on the right is laying down. Both are in front of a fence. A building can be seen in the background on the right.
Black and white picture of 1910 Kings Mountain High School graduating class. Students are Theron Allen, Estelle W., Lina Allison, Ethel Plonk, May Plonk, Edith Fulton, Kate McKay, and Johnny Ramseur.
This photo from the turn of the 20th century shows members of the Carpenter family lounging outdoors on a camp bed. The Carpenters relocated to Kings Mountain from Gaston County in 1874. They went onto become successful businessmen, opening their first store on Battlefield Ave in 1874.