Paul J. Adams Photograph Collection

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Cumberland Jack, taken at Alpine, Tennessee 1934 by Paul J. Adams
Cumberland Jack lived at Adams's farm in Alpine from 1928 until his death in 1935 at age 14 years, 5 months., "padams38" written in pencil on back of photo.
Tar-paper shack of Mt. LeConte where first two Park Commissioners Parties stayed, built in 1924
Adams occupied this camp on Mount Le Conte, which consisted of a tar-paper covered lean-to north of Cliff Top, in 1925., "padams8" written in pencil on back of photo., Date inferred from archival collection dates.
First Cabin on Mt. LeConte, under construction, winter of 1925-26
Adams began construction on this 15 by 20 foot cabin in the summer of 1926, having been retained to do so by the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association., "padams7" written in pencil on back of photo.
First Log Cabin on top of Mt. LeConete. Winter of 1925-26
"padams9" written in pencil on back of photo.
Ogle's Store, Gatlinburg. Charles Ogle on right; about 1923
"padams16" written in pencil on back of photo.
Camp Yard showing tent and tables summer 19 1925
"padams14" written in pencil on back of photo.
First Log Cabin built on Mt. Le Conte, winter of 1925-26
"padams11 (2)" written on back of photo.
Basin Spring Camp 1926, Adams Cabin on left, Huff Cabin on Right.
Adams operated his camp until May 10, 1926 when Jack Huff and Will Ramsay took over management. Huff began construction on a new cabin - "The House that Jack Built" (visible on the right)., "padams12" written in pencil on back of photo.
Group picture, Basin Spring Camp winter 1926-'27. Courtesy of Jim Thompson
(L-R): Brockway Crouch, Gordon Powers, Jim Thompson, Paul J. Adams (Guide) with Cumberland Jack. Caption on back of photo reads: "winter of 1926-'27 Camp on top of Mt. LeConte. Picture taken by Thompson Photographer My Pack Basket on one of fireplaces.", "padams19" written in pencil on back of photo.
Mt. LeConte, Clifftop to right, West Peak to Left. Taken 1925
"padams27" written in pencil on back of photo.

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