Tag Archives: Women

Kingsport: That’s a Good Sign

At the Archives of the City of Kingsport, we love downtown history, archival images, and  research. Put those loves together and you get our latest exhibit.

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Kingsport: From your dear mother

Any letter that comes into the archives where I volunteer that mentions ‘hogs’ and ‘lard’ in the same paragraph is guaranteed to get scanned.

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Kingsport: American Red Cross

One day UPS delivered a box to the Kingsport Archives. Inside that box was a dress form. That dress form allowed us to unpack this uniform from the American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee Collection, KCMC 247, and we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Kingsport: How Does Your Garden Grow?

There’s a new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library that showcases the many garden club collections under the Kingsport Archives’ stewardship. There are 10 unique clubs who have donated their records and scrapbooks to the archives. 

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Kingsport: Hold On To Your Hat

There’s a new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library and it honors the many roles filled by Kingsport residents over the last century; roles of volunteerism, leadership, mentoring, and service. “Throw Your Hat Into The Ring, Kingsport!” will be … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Women’s History

For this post I was inspired by two things, Women’s History Month and a blog post by archivist Melissa Mannon. I asked myself, what have I done lately to remember the histories of the women in my line who have gone … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Women at Work

Updated 5 November 2013: The Kingsport Archives has decided to remove the “Women at Work” collection from HistoryPin and instead install it as a board on Pinterest. The clarity of the photographs and the platform for viewing the collection is … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Buried Treasure

Part of the amazing Thomas McNeer, Jr. Collection (KCMC 106) includes a series of publicity photographs commissioned by the new Ridgefields Country Club  in 1948. The images feature a beautiful stone lookout, gorgeous views of the South Fork Holston, and two … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Time to Say Goodbye

Working on the Business and Professional Women of Kingsport Records was a blast. It was a great way to remember the accomplishments of women during Women’s History Month. I’m going to miss the great photographs, political cartoons, and convention souvenirs … Continue reading

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Kingsport: Humor and Hairstyles

Two of the greatest benefits to processing the Business and Professional Women’s Club collection is the opportunity to observe the group’s humorous outlook and their representation of current fashions. I bring you several examples in today’s blog!

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