WHO, WHAT, WHERE IS THIS?...IN THE BAKER-BARBER COLLECTION...THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION NEEDS TO KNOW

Community Foundation of Henderson County

Community Foundation of Henderson County

 

THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CONTINUES THE CHALLENGE TO IDENTIFY HISTORIC LOCAL PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS IN THE TREASURED BAKER-BARBER COLLECTION

            Gifted to the Community Foundation by the late Joseph “Jody” EgertonBarber and maintained at the Henderson County Public Library, the Baker-Barber Photo Collection is a treasure trove of thousands of images documenting people, places and events in and around Henderson County from 1884 to the mid-1990s.The collection’s images illustrate the changing face of our community through the years and include pictures of rural life, urbanization, transportation, recreation, tourism, families, businesses, news, events, and formal portraits of area residents.

A member of the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors, Ron Partin has been leading a renewed effort, with the assistance of volunteers, to digitally scan, catalog and identify images in the Baker-Barber Photographic Collection.

Ron invites the community to attend the weekly slideshows held every Thursday from 1:30-3:00 pm at Henderson County Public Library at 301 N Washington Street in Hendersonville.Please note the time for the slideshows are moving earlier in the day to 1:30 pm