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The collection consists almost entirely of studio portraits and snapshots from the early twentieth century. Most are unidentified. Among the identified photographs are several portraits of Virginia “Jennie” (Mrs. W.K.) Richmond, a president of the Presbyterian Synod of Appalachia, and a panoramic group photograph of the 1920 Womans [sic] Summer School of Missions in which she was likely a participant. The collection also includes three letters and a recipe for a cold remedy.
The Arthur D. (John) Adair collection includes correspondence from Europe to the United States during WWII from August 1943 – February 1946. The letters are primarily written by Adair to his mother in Alabama. The collection also includes a scrapbook, trip memorabilia, photographs from Europe during WWII, WWII related documents, postcards, and newspaper and magazine clippings.
The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, photographs, postcards, fraternal order membership cards, and documents relating to the Allison Family, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The Alumni Affairs Office Records are divided into five series as follows: Series 1, Photographic Prints; Series 2, Photographic Negatives; Series 3, Henrietta Peck Ayre Green Materials; Series 4, Printed and Miscellaneous Materials; and Series 5, Artifacts.
The American Red Cross Johnson City-Washington County Chapter Records consist of scrapbooks, news articles, annual reports, and the contents of a notebook of historical documents thought to have been gathered by former chapter director Louise St. John Taylor.
The five scrapbooks are organized thematically and contain a variety of documents including news articles, correspondence, photographs, programs, and certificates.
The collection consists of 200 black and white and color slides of images by photographer Earl Dotter. There are also 24 text slides about the Appalachia Leadership Initiative on Cancer and a printed index to 180 of the 200 Dotter slides. The index includes demographic data on the subjects, including gender, race/ethnicity, occupation, and cancer experienced.
All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
The B. Carroll Reece Museum Records consist of administrative files; correspondence; exhibit files and research; photographs; grant applications and other material relating to the development and evolution of the museum.
The Bailey Family Photographs consist of 40 scans of images depicting the Bailey family and other residents of Lost Cove, North Carolina in the years immediately before and after the town was abandoned. The images are primarily black-and-white photographs.
The Elise Draper Barrette Papers document Barrette's work as a librarian and as director of the library science program at East Tennessee State College (later East Tennessee State University). Material includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, speeches, writings, and school-related papers. Major subjects encompassed by the papers include Barrette's academic work at ETSU, library science institutes for training school librarians, and her work as a library consultant.
The Elma Lillian Rankin Beeson Papers contain newspaper clippings, class record books, and photographs pertaining to her teaching career at East Tennessee State Normal School. Also included are extensive photographs, postcards and a diary of her 1913 trip to Europe. The papers also contain part of the Rankin family history and several certificates and awards resulting from Beeson's activities involving Tusculum College and various ladies civic clubs.
The Bell Collection consists primarily of copies of images relating to life in East Tennessee. There are images of the Kitzmiller house which was in Gray, Tennessee until the 1960s; various church gatherings; structures; and businesses. There is also a small handwritten booklet containing several home remedies and photocopies of the family history pages in a Miller family Bible.
The collection consists of 50 black and white photographs of Paul Hadley Berry taken during World War II, c. 1945. The photographs were believed to have been taken primarily while stationed in Okinawa. Included are scenes in Hawaii, Okinawa, and unidentified locations.
The Joe Bethancourt Collection documents the musical career of Joe Bethancourt, "The Carolina Banjo Picker." The collection consists of a 3.5-inch computer diskette containing promotional information, three publicity photographs, and three audiocassettes published by White Tree Productions, Phoenix, Arizona: Naked Banjos, 1994; Who Fears the Devil?, 1994; and Old Red Cat, 1995.
The Alexander Bonnyman Papers consist of documents related to Bonnyman's work as an engineer for the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad, circa 1905-1911. The collection contains drawings, charts, photographs, reports, tables, and maps related to construction and operation of the railroad.
The Hugh Bowers Photographs collection consist of 22 black and white and 13 color photographic prints taken by Bowers of East Tennessee landscapes and scenes. Most of the images are undated with those having dates being taken in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Boy Scouts of America-Sequoyah Council Troop 36 Records consists of charters, reports, applications, correspondence, newsclippings, teaching materials and photographs which focus primarily on the activities of Troop 36 over the years. The materials span from 1917 to 1980 with the years 1953 to 1972 predominating.