Tag Archives: photograph
Kingsport: Taking a Wide View
The latest exhibit from the Archives of the City of Kingsport provides a wonderful way to see how early Kingsport embraced panoramic photography and to examine how its people used this advancement in photography to celebrate milestones, document the town’s … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged exhibit, historic sites, Kingsport, panorama, panoramic photography, photograph 6 Comments
Kingsport: Update on History
In 1971, the Sullivan County Historical Commission began an extensive survey of existing historical buildings throughout the county. Members interviewed residents, photographed properties, and researched courthouse documents. Their deadline? The American Bicentennial.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged Archiventure, historic sites, Kingsport, photograph, Sevier, Spoden, Sullivan County 1 Comment
Kingsport: Press Clippings
From its founding in 1922 and for the next eighty years, the Kingsport Press was essential to the economic life of Kingsport, Tennessee.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged correspondence, ephemera, exhibit, Kingsport Press Strike, photograph 1 Comment
Genealogy: A Little Help
I love doing genealogy. I love my ancestors. But, from time to time, we can all use a little help. Today, I thought I’d share with you a few ways that help me find the inspiration to keep going when I’m feeling a … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy Tagged archives, blog, genealogy, photograph, Pinterest, research 3 Comments
Kingsport: One Family’s Memories
Can we learn about history just by viewing one family’s photo albums? Before I stumbled upon the Clifford Family Scrapbooks in the Archives of the City of Kingsport, I would have said, “No.” I have learned so much from studying … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged 1917 Houston riot, photograph, scrapbooks, World War I 9 Comments
Kingsport: Death Comes to Broad Street
And by death, I don’t mean murder, mind you, but I do refer to a sad passing just the same. The loss of 1920s-era painted brick advertising.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged historic sites, Kingsport, marketing, photograph, restoration 3 Comments
Kingsport: Drive-by History
I had an idea for an Archiventure. I must have made it sound pretty exciting because when I explained my idea to Brianne, the City Archivist, she gave me this look like “You had me at log cabin.” Here’s the … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged Archiventure, archives, historic homes, Kingsport, photograph, Sullivan County 14 Comments
Kingsport: The Paste Princess
In 1926, the Kingsport Press produced an original musical as a fundraiser for its employee Mutual Benefit Association entitled “The Paste Princess, a Musical Comedy in Glue and Paste with More or Less Ink.” While diving into the Louise B. … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged 1920s, Kingsport, photograph, scrapbooks 2 Comments
Kingsport: Safely Gathered In
There’s a new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library. From the Boat Yard era to Modern Kingsport, churches have played an important part of town history.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged churches, description, Finding Aid, Kingsport, photograph 2 Comments