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Jack Schrader Photographs and Films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0456

Scope and Contents

The Jack Schrader Photographs consist of black & white and color negatives, slides, contact sheets, proofs, and prints. Schrader's work encompasses a variety of subjects and ranges from portraits to candids to landscapes. Images from Schrader's exhibit "Portrait of a Community" and the Sinking Creek Film Festival are included in the collection. Several negatives and prints experiment with different photographic materials and techniques. The collection also includes minimal correspondence with the Tennessee Arts Commission and some literature pertaining to Kwik Proof printing techniques.


  • 1967-1986, Undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. See notes on Series 3 for more information about accessing the audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.


3.8 linear feet

Language of Materials



Materials are arranged in six series by type, then foldered alphabetically by subject. Subject headings were taken from Schrader's labels or inferred from the content.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Karla Kaneb and Kevin Schrader in 1994 and 2007, accession numbers 1994-079 and 2007-119.

Related Materials

AppMs 54, Appalachian Farm Photographs AppMs 441, Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader Collection

Processing Information

Selena Harmon completed processing of the photographs in February 2016.

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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA