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WSJK-TV Programs

Identifier: AppMs-0089

Scope and Contents

The WSJK-TV Collection consists of fifteen (15) videotapes of television programs that focus on the history and culture of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and western North Carolina. Most were produced for Outlook which, acccording to the introduction to the panel with Jesse Stuart, was a "special program designed to bring you happenings in and around East Tennessee."


  • 1971-1980, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Digital access copies to audiovisual material are available for onsite use.


15.00 Video recordings

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Method of Acquisition

When the ETSU station closed, twelve program tapes, judged to be of historic value, were duplicated for the Archives of Appalachia. The station destroyed the original tapes after duplication. The copies were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on October 1, 1980 by the station management.

Accruals and Additions

A one-and-one-half inch reel-to-reel videotape copy of program 9 was donated to the archives by the management of WSJK-TV on September 27, 1990. Three one-half inch reel-to-reel videotapes were removed from the Thomas Burton collection and added to WSJK-TV collection in 2003.

Processing Information

The collection was opened for research in the fall of 1980. The finding aid was revised in 1993 by Marie Tedesco.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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