Tag Archives: Brianne

Kingsport: Happy Birthday, Kingsport!

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the City Charter for modern Kingsport. Celebrations kick off with a party at the Farmer’s Market on March 2 at 3:30. But, we’ve started celebrating early at the archives with a new exhibit!

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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: There’s an App for That!

Here is a little update about the FunFest activity we are preparing. Today, I stepped into a nearby supply closet where Kari–Archivist Intern became Kari–Intrepid Reporter. That is to say, I grabbed my camera, walked the Rediscover Kingsport: A Self-Guided Tour Through Time trail … Continue reading

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Kingsport: FunFest Preparations

This year’s FunFest is July 12-20 and the Archives of the City of Kingsport is hosting an awesome activity. REDISCOVER KINGSPORT: A SELF-GUIDED TOUR THROUGH TIME. Participants will head to the library for a walking tour map. From the library they … Continue reading

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Archives: Writing, an Archivist’s Tool

I have been asked why I decided to go into archives. My answer is that archival science provides me with an academic challenge while combining my love of art, genealogy, and writing. That’s right. Writing!

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