The character Dorothy models her sparkling ruby slippers at the Land of Oz, an unusual theme park at Beech Mountain, North… The character Dorothy models her sparkling ruby slippers at the Land of Oz, an unusual theme park at Beech Mountain, North… Free Photo from public domain license
Tunnel on North Carolina's Blue Ridge Parkway. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Tunnel on North Carolina's Blue Ridge Parkway. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Bend in the roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Linville, North Carolina. Original image from… Bend in the roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Linville, North Carolina. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
The Linn Cove Viaduct, a 1243-ft. concrete segmental bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Linville, North Carolina.… The Linn Cove Viaduct, a 1243-ft. concrete segmental bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Linville, North Carolina.… Free Photo from public domain license
Dunes and Fence, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Dunes and Fence, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
The road curves on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Foscoe, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… The road curves on the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Foscoe, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Fontana Dam, North Carolina, Appalachian Trail. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Fontana Dam, North Carolina, Appalachian Trail. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
North Carolina cotton field. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… North Carolina cotton field. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
One of the star attractions at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M.… One of the star attractions at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Fontana Dam, North Carolina, Appalachian Trail. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Fontana Dam, North Carolina, Appalachian Trail. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
North Carolina Outer Banks Scene. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… North Carolina Outer Banks Scene. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license
Sunset through the trees in Rougemont, near Durham, North Carolina. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M.… Sunset through the trees in Rougemont, near Durham, North Carolina. Old Mammoth Road. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license
Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.… Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.… Free Photo from public domain license
Rustic cabin associated with the nearby Mast Farm Inn, and decorated with pumpkins for the fall season, in Valle Crucis… Rustic cabin associated with the nearby Mast Farm Inn, and decorated with pumpkins for the fall season, in Valle Crucis… Free Photo from public domain license
Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Free Photo from public domain license
Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.… Fall scene on a stretch of roadway along the southern reaches of the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.… Free Photo from public domain license

Shellfish traps in Wanchese, an old fishing port on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks. Original image from… Shellfish traps in Wanchese, an old fishing port on Roanoke Island in North Carolina's Outer Banks. Original image from… Free Photo from public domain license
Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Chimpanzee at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
One of the star attractions at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M.… One of the star attractions at the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M.… Free Photo from public domain license

Kayaks, windsurfer boards, and paddles at North Duck Watersports in Duck. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Kayaks, windsurfer boards, and paddles at North Duck Watersports in Duck. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
A thriving North Carolina tobacco field. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… A thriving North Carolina tobacco field. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress… Free Photo from public domain license
Elephants at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Elephants at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s… Free Photo from public domain license
Garden, Old Salem, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Garden, Old Salem, North Carolina. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection.… Free Photo from public domain license