Tag Archives: scrapbooks
Genealogy: Print It!
When I’ve written about scanning family photographs in the past, I was promoting ideas like scanning a relative’s photos while you are on vacation, scanning as a form of preservation, and scanning in order to see important details up close. … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy Tagged Anna, Carrier, genealogy, Gillis, scrapbooks 6 Comments
Kingsport: Come on in, the water’s fine!
It’s summertime! Time for swimming pools and slip ‘n’ slides, trips to the lake and wading across creeks. The newest archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library is all about ways to cool off on hot summer days.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged Camp Hammond, exhibit, Kingsport, scrapbooks 3 Comments
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
Posted in Kingsport Tagged American Red Cross, Brianne, exhibit, Finding Aid, Kingsport, scrapbooks, Women 1 Comment
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: 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
I have just installed a new archival exhibit at the Kingsport Public Library. It celebrates the men and women who served our country during the first and second world wars and honors the people who supported them while they strived … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged Elbridge Palmer, exhibit, Kingsport, military, scrapbooks, World War I, World War II 7 Comments
Kingsport: Conserving the Sprankle Scrapbooks
Leroy Sprankle (1894-1972) was an important figure in the City of Kingsport ‘s high school athletics and education history. The Archives of the City of Kingsport is fortunate to have a large collection of Sprankle’s scrapbooks, which include correspondence, photographs, clippings, and … Continue reading
Posted in Archives, Kingsport Tagged Chris McAfee, conservation, humidification, photograph, Russ, scrapbooks 8 Comments
I just finished processing the Kingsport Altrusa Club Records for the Archives of the City of Kingsport. It is a very large collection that includes about a dozen scrapbooks.
Posted in Kingsport Tagged conservation, preservation, scrapbooks 4 Comments
Kingsport: The Sticky Collection
Quick! If you have photo albums in the attic, finish reading this post later and get those albums to a more stable environment, pronto! We have a new collection to process at the Kingsport Archives: The Altrusa Records. I’ve nicknamed it “The … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged conservation, marketing, scrapbooks 4 Comments
Kingsport: A Tour for Archives Month
October is American Archives Month! At the Archives of the City of Kingsport, we have several activities going on, including four new exhibits to see, the Friends of the Archives Annual Meeting and Lecture on October 29, and big additions to our … Continue reading
Posted in Kingsport Tagged archives, exhibit, Kingsport, research, scrapbooks 4 Comments