This image shows three students watching a wrestling match in the gymnasium at Appalachian High School (1938-1965), also known as the Demonstration High School, in Chapell Wilson Hall, built 1938. All three students are kneeling by the mat in the gymnasium, watching the match to the left of the image. Appalachian High School was a joint venture between Appalachian State Teachers College (1929-1967) and Watauga County Schools, wherein Watauga students would be taught by Appalachian State faculty and students.
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The Appalachian State University Historical Photographs Digitization Project is supported with federal Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources through the North Carolina ECHO, 'Exploring Cultural Heritage Online' Digitization Grant Program.
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