National Geographic : 1939 May
© National Geographic Society Dufaycolor by J. Baylor Roberts IRIS IS THE TENNESSEE STATE FLOWER In May these blossoms fleck private lawns and public parks of Nashville and are honored by a city-wide celebration. Development of new species is a hobby of many residents of the Tennessee capital. Kodachrome by James 1E.'hompson HIKERS PAUSE FOR FOOD AND FROLIC AT ABRAMS FALLS Such clear streams, teeming with trout, dash down the slopes ofthe Great Smoky Mountains National Park into theTennessee and ultimately flow into the Gulf of Mexico.