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Charles C. Tiller Photographs

 Collection — other: In Boxe 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-106
The collection depicts Ritter Lumber Company operations, its camps, and company town life. Series 1 includes 84, medium format negative duplicates and 46, 35mm slides (products of photographing the original prints). Series 2 features 84, 5 x 7 black and white prints.

Locations for camps are as follows:

Frying Pan Camp: Dickenson County, Va., along Frying Pan Creek. Moved to: Russell Fork River, near the mouth of Tilda Anderson Branch. Moved again in 1935 to Stratton, on waters of McClure River. (Served McClure Mill).

Caney Creek Camp: Dickenson County, Va., on Caney Creek, a tributary of McClure River near McClure, Va. (Served McClure Mill).

Lick Creek Camp: Dickenson County, Va., on Lick Creek, Russell Fork River near McClure, Va. (Served McClure Mill).

Big Branch Camp: Dickenson County, Va., around Clintwood on the waters of the Cranesnest and Pound Rivers and tributary streams. (Served Fremont Hill).

Sandlick Camp: Dickenson County, Va., Lick Creek, Russell Fork River, near McClure, Va. (Served McClure Mill).

Dog Branch Camp: Dickenson County, Va., Dog Branch , near Lick Creek, Russell Fork Rivers. Camp near Big Branch Camp. (Probably served Fremont Mill).

Dates

  • 1924-1940

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

2.00 Boxes

Arrangement

The collection has two series.

Method of Acquisition

The Charles C. Tiller Photographs were donated by Charles C. Tiller, Kingsport, Tennessee, on May 29, 1981.

Processing Information

M. Tedesco and T. Fisher completed processing, and opened for research in 1989.
Author
M. Tedesco and T. Fisher
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338