Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and the Linville River Railway through company records, publications, maps, oral history interviews, films, videotapes, and photographs. The materials date from 1883-2005, but predominantly 1910s-1950. This collection provides a comprehensive visual record of the ET&WNC RR. The written record highlights various aspects of the railroad’s operation. The research value of this collection...
Dates: 1883-2005; 1910-1950
Collection — Other 7 oversized folders
Scope and Contents The Johnson City Press newsclippings consist of clipped newspaper articles maintained by Johnson City Press staff writers and reporters on local, regional and national topics. Also included are daily and by-line columns of the paper. Lists of articles written on envelopes which contained the clippings have been kept and filed with the appropriate subject. Three oversize folders are listed at the end of the box/folder list. These folders contain clippings removed from the boxes. Each folder...
Dates: 1936-1987; Majority of material found in 1967-1987
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eighty (80) 13x19 black and white photographic prints made by visiting professor Joshua Greer's advanced photography class. Students chose negatives from the Burr Harrison photographs and restaged the photographs at the original location. Most of the photographs were taken in Johnson City, Tennessee, with a few from Jonesborough, Tennessee and one from Elizabethton, Tennessee.
Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 500-AppMs 847
Scope and Contents Ridley Wills began collecting Tennessee postcards in the 1930s, eventually amassing some 30,000 postcards. In 2015, he began distributing them to regional institutions. The cards in this collection represent landmarks in East Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and in Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi Counties. There are images of schools, churches, hotels, towns, railroads, scenery and more.
Dates: 1906-1996, undated