Tag Archives: Kingsport
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: 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.
Kingsport: 100 Years of History
October is American Archives Month. We have a new exhibit up at the Archives of the City of Kingsport to celebrate history preservation efforts that have taken place in Kingsport over the last 100 years.
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Kingsport: Strike Up the Band
I know it’s still hot, but school has already started in this neck of the woods. Soon we will see the glow of Friday night lights and hear the cadence of the marching band entering the stadium. The newest exhibit … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged exhibit, high school, Kingsport, marching band, parades, schools 3 Comments
Kingsport: Double Feature
Summer is a great time for blockbuster movies and trips to the drive-in. It’s also a good opportunity to look back at the movie theater history of Kingsport as well as the films projected on our town’s silver screens!
Posted in Kingsport Tagged drive-in, exhibit, historic sites, Kingsport, matinee, movie 2 Comments
Archives: The Little Archives on the Frontier
I love creating and hanging exhibits. It satisfies my former art teacher-self while challenging my current archivist-self. So, when the Exchange Place Living History Farm invited me to create the first archival exhibit for their new museum, I said “Let’s … Continue reading
Posted in Archives Tagged archives, exhibit, historic sites, Kingsport, living history, museum 8 Comments
Kingsport: Dinner at the Diner
This post is full of unabashed nostalgia and I will not apologize for it.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged Diners, exhibit, Kingsport 9 Comments
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!
Kingsport: Wintertime is here!
Colder temperatures have inspired the new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library. We searched family albums, photograph collections, and organizational files for snowy scenes and wintery themes.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged exhibit, historic photographs, historic sites, Kingsport, winter 5 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