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Smoky Mountains, North Carolina, 1920’s - 30’s.
George Masa / North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial Public Library
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George Masa emigrated to this country from Japan in the early 1900’s - and eventually, he settled in Asheville, North Carolina. A self-taught photographer, Masa and Horace Kephart played a role in the creation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Brent Martin is the author of a new book, “George Masa’s Wild Vision: A Japanese Immigrant Imagines Western North Carolina,” published by Hub City Press.
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