NATIONAL FORESTS IN NORTH CAROLINA

CARL ALWIN SCHENCK - NEGATIVES
                                                 

CAS    (nfnc_1181 - nfnc_1219)

Includes:

Biltmore Forest School
Pisgah Lodge
Lindenfels, Germany
George and Edith Vanderbilt
Schenck Family
John L. Kuser
 

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**"Kuser" is John L. Kuser from Trenton, N.J. and Bordentown, N.J. . The Kusers were personal friends with the Schencks. To read correspondence between the two families, see Biltmore Estate Forestry Department Manager's Records, Series K  http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/biltmore/tbc2_k.html .
 

ID UNCA Identifier USDANumText Title Creator Description NOTES
1180 nfnc_1181
 
'Dr. Schencks - Dog 'Freya' Biru Rieger 'My dog, Freya, who after my (Schenck) departure, ran to the railway station, where she was struck by a motorcar. My friend Biru Rieger took this photo before he shot her. (Winter 1895)'
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1181 nfnc_1182
 
'Ali dog cart - in front of railroad station at Biltmore' Carl Alwin Schenck Place in front of the railway station in Biltmore. Ali's dogcart is waiting for Ali; horse Gwyn (was mad) and coach man Pioreck from Darmstradt. In the back on the top of the hill the hotel Kenilworth Inn.
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1182 nfnc_1183
 
'Poultry farm in Biltmore' Carl Alwin Schenck The poultry farm on Biltmore Estate.
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1183 nfnc_1184
 
'Farmhouse of the poultry farm' Carl Alwin Schenck A close-up of the Farmhouse on the poultry farm of Biltmore Estate.
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1184 nfnc_1185
 
'Ali and Forester H. Potter and dog Feldmann' Carl Alwin Schenck Carl Schenck and Forester Ranger H. Potter and the dog Feldmann on a porch of a house.
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1185 nfnc_1186
 
'Pisgah Lodge - Ali the Forester - Vohen Jack Carl Alwin Schenck Carl Schenck and his wife, Adele, with their friends at Pisgah Lodge.
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1186 nfnc_1187
 
Terrace of Pisgah Lodge Carl Alwin Schenck 'Pisgah Lodge - view terrace with friends of Kuser's, Jack Kuser and his dog.'
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1187 nfnc_1188
 
'Lunch Party in Biltmore Forest' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Lunch Party in Biltmore Forest - Kuser's and Schenck's'
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1188 nfnc_1189
 
Lunch in Biltmore Forest Mr. Kuser 'Ali, Dele and Mrs. Kuser - having lunch with Kuser's coachman.' (Ali is Carl Schenck and Adele was his wife) Similar to nfnc_1191
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1189 nfnc_1190
 
Leaving camp after lunch Mr. Kuser 'Dele, Ali and Mrs. Kuser leaving camp - lunch - 1903'
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1190 nfnc_1191
 
Lunch in Biltmore Forest Mr. Kuser 'Lunch in the forest. Adele, Ali, Mrs. Kuser and Kuser's coachman.' (Adele was Dr Carl Schenck's wife) Similar to nfnc_1189
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1191 nfnc_1192
 
'On top of Mount Pisgah' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Adele and Mrs. Kuser on top of Pisgah.' (Adele was Dr Carl Schenck's wife)
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1192 nfnc_1193
 
Adele at 'Woodcot' House Carl Alwin Schenck 'Adele in front of our house 'Woodcot' in Biltmore, sitting on the truck of an oak.' (Adele was Dr. Schenck's wife)
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1193 nfnc_1194
 
'Kirser's House' Mr. Kuser 'Kuser's house in Victoria - owned by Vanderbilt in Biltmore.' Dr. Schenck is man on right.See nfnc_1200 for rear view.
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1194 nfnc_1195
 
Carl Schenck and Mr. Kirser Mr. Kuser Dr. Schenck and Mr. Kuser on a snow covered path in Biltmore.
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1195 nfnc_1196
 
Pisgah Lodge - Dr. Schenck and friends. Mr. Kuser Dr. Schenck and Mr. Kuser with their friends on the terrace of Pisgah Lodge.
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1196 nfnc_1197
 
Dr. Schenck and Mrs Kirser at Pisgah Lodge Mr. Kuser Dr. Schenck and Mrs. Kuser on the terrace of Pisgah Lodge with Jack Kuser (child).
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1197 nfnc_1198
 
On top of Mount Pisgah Mr. Kuser 'Ali, Mrs. Kuser with Jack Kuser and a friend of Kusers on the Pisgah Mountain.' (Ali is Dr. Schenck)
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1198 nfnc_1199
 
'Poultry farm in Biltmore' Carl Alwin Schenck View of the poultry farms on Biltmore Estate.
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1199 nfnc_1200
 
'Kuser's house in Victoria' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Kuser's house in Victoria - seen from the back. See nfnc_1194 for front view nfnc_1200.jpg (282761 bytes)
1200 nfnc_1201
 
'Construction of a road in Biltmore' Carl Alwin Schenck Construction of a road in Biltmore.
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1201 nfnc_1202
 
Lunch in Biltmore Forest Mr. Kuser 'Ali and Dele (his wife) with Mrs. Kuser lunch in the forest of Biltmore.
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1202 nfnc_1203
 
Pisgah Lodge terrace Mr. Kuser Mrs. Carl Schenck posing on the terrace of Pisgah Lodge.
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1203 nfnc_1204
 
'Garden. Pink Beds' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Pink Beds view from my house 1909' (Dr. Schenck)
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1204 nfnc_1205
 
'Dele's Deer Park' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Dele's (Mrs. Schenck) deerpark with the deer 'Monarch' next to our house 'Woodcot' in Biltmore.'
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1205 nfnc_1206
 
'Dele, Mother, and Lallo' Carl Alwin Schenck (1 of 2) 'Dele, Mother and Lallo on the south west piazza of his house 'Woodcot' in Biltmore.' (Dele is Schenck's wife and Lallo is his sister). Also see nfnc_1127
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1206 nfnc_1207
 
'Mother, Lallo and Dele' Carl Alwin Schenck (2 of 2) 'Mother, Lallo and Dele in front of 'Woodcot' in Biltmore.' (Dele is Schenck's wife and Lallo is his sister). Also see nfnc_1126
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1207 nfnc_1208
 
Crossing a ford of the Davidson River Mr. Kuser 'Dele (leading the horses); Mrs. Kuser and on the back seat Ali and the coachman passing a ford of the Davidson River.' (Ali is Dr. Schenck and 'Dele' is his wife, Adele)
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1208 nfnc_1209
 
Schenck at Lookingglass Falls Mr. Kuser 'Lookingglass Falls frozen - Ali in front of waterfall - Pisgah Forest.'
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1209 nfnc_1210
 
'Washington Capital' Carl Alwin Schenck 'Washington Capital - raining - March 6th 1905 (2 days after Roosevelt's inauguration).' View of the Capital Building.
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1210 nfnc_1211
 
'First Mountain Trip' Carl Alwin Schenck 'First Mountain Trip 1897. Ali and Adele in their summer camp in the Pink Beds.'
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1211 nfnc_1212a
 
'Dr. Schenck'
 
A close-up of Dr. Carl Schenck in his later years.
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1212 nfnc_1212b
 
'Lindenfels 17-4-1954 with Minister Hesse'
 
Dr. Carl Schenck in his later years, shaking hands with Minister Hesse in Lindenfel, Germany.
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1213 nfnc_1212c
 
'Dr. Schenck in his studio'
 
Dr. Carl Schenck at his desk, also known as his 'studio', possibly at his home in Germany.
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1214 nfnc_1212d
 
'Dr. Schenck in his bedroom'
 
Dr. Carl Schenck relaxing in his bedroom, possibly at his home in Germany.
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1215 nfnc_1212e
 
'Dr. Schenck'
 
A close-up of Dr. Carl Schenck in his later years.
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1216 nfnc_1213
 
'Rivercliff Cottage in Biltmore' Carl Alwin Schenck Rivercliff Cottage in Biltmore as viewed from across a river. Dr. Carl Schenck lived here during the Spring of 1895 with his mother.
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1217 nfnc_1214
 
'Two houses belonging to Vanderbilt' Carl Alwin Schenck View of two houses belonging to George Vanderbilt in Victoria [ Victoria Road, Asheville ?]. One of them was let to Kuser. nfnc_1214.jpg (242094 bytes)
 
1218 nfnc_1215
 
'Ali and Mr. Kuser' on Biltmore Estate
 
'Ali (Dr. Schenck) and Mr. Kuser next to the gate leading to the Esplanade of Biltmore House.' Image also shows a horse drawn carriage, their means of travel on the Estate.
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1219 nfnc_1216
 
'Ali and Mr. Kuser' on Biltmore Estate
 
'Ali (Dr. Schenck) and Mr. Kuser, standing in a basin at the east-end of the Esplanade of Biltmore House.' Behind is the 'ramp deux' or retaining wall of the vista.
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1220 nfnc_1217
 
'Dele, Ali and Mr. Kuser'
 
'Dele (Dr. Schencks wife), Ali (Dr. Schenck) and Mr. Kuser with 'Feldermann', outside 'Woodcot' house. Dr. Schenck and his wife lived in this house in Biltmore.
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1221 nfnc_1218
 
'On Pisgah Lodge' Mr. Kuser 'On Pisgah Lodge - standing Ali (Dr. Schenck) and Adele (Dr. Schencks wife); on the bench two unknown ladies; on the right Mrs. Kuser with Jack.'
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1222 nfnc_1219
 
'The new Mrs Vanderbilt is welcomed with solemnity'
 
Staff and servants of the Vanderbilts line the road of Biltmore Estate to welcome the newly wed George and Edith Vanderbilt.
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