The materials in this collection relate to the World War II (1941-45) work of the Holston Ordnance Works, Kingsport, Tennessee. Included in the collection are photographic prints of the works, photo exhibit captions from the ETSU history department exhibit on Holston, informational materials and posters.
The collection is divided into two series: Series 1, Photographic Prints; and Series 2, Other Materials. All the photographic prints are included in Series 1, with the balance of the materials included in Series 2. Two oversize posters have been placed in oversize folders in the map cabinets according to accession number.
Method of Acquisition
The World War II in East Tennessee materials were given to the archives by Colin Baxter, Department of History, East Tennessee State University, on November 14, 1985.
Marie Tedesco completed processing and the collection was opened for research in March 1988.