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Blue Ridge Assembly Post Card Collection

This is a colleciton of post cards and other memorabilia of YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly located in Black Mountain, North Carolina.  The collection also includes Black Mountain, Montreat, Ridgecrest, Mt. Mitchell, Chimney Rock, Swannanoa Valley, Asheville, and surrounding areas.  

Collection List/Index
Collection List / Index

See what's included in the collection. Search the collection. Links to individual items.

Collection Images
Collection Images

View images of each post card (front and back). On the image index pages, click on image for larger view, or next page.

Blue Ridge Assembly History/Timeline
Blue Ridge Assembly History / Timeline

History of Blue Ridge Assembly in timeline list. Links to source documentation.

Blue Ridge History - Post Cards by location
Blue Ridge History - Post Cards by Location

See how different locations and buildings have changed as depected in post card images.

Blue Ridge NC Post Office History/Timeline
Blue Ridge NC Post Office History / Timeline

History of the Blue Ridge NC Post Office in timeline list with links to US Postal Service documents.

Blue Ridge NC Postmasters & Postmarks
Blue Ridge NC Postmasters & Postmarks

List of Blue Ridge NC Postmasters with Postmarks by year

Curt Teich Post Cards
Curt Teich Post Cards

One of the largest post card companies was Curt Teich. They licensed images to lots of other publishers.

Post Card Publishers
Post Card Publishers

List of post card publishers in the collection. Information on the numbering / naming of items in the collection.

Post Card Varations
Post Card Varations

Post cards may look the same at first glance but may have subtle differences. Some Blue Ridge post cards have different color roofs, front captions, descriptions on the back, stamp boxes, etc. See if you can notice the differences.

Other Collections
Other Collections

There are Blue Ridge and related post cards that are not in this collection, but are in other collections. Just a reference to what else is out there.

YouTube Channel
YouTube

YouTube channel with videos of post cards.