SUBJECT GUIDE: PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTIONS
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Consists of sixty black and white prints, negatives, and contact sheets originally part of an exhibit funded by the Tennessee Committee for the Humanities, and shown at ETSU in April 1979. Images depict various aspects of farming and rural life in East Tennessee.
This archive consists of photographs relating to the Appalachia region not found in our Appalachian Collections. This archive is arranged by topic and spans the 19th and 20th centuries.
Includes images of East Tennessee families, residences, businesses, agriculture, landscapes, buildings, and social activities. Images from photographs belonging to local families and businesses.
Images relate to three Appalachian railroads: the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina, Linville River, and the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio. Scenes depict depots, engines, rail lines, rail crews, etc.
Consists of images of Elizabethton and Carter Co., Tenn. Taken by newspaper staff, 1955-68.
Consists of over 7,000 negatives taken by Jimmy Ellis while serving as chief photographer for the Johnson City Press- Chronicle and includes scenes depicting life in the Johnson City, Tenn. area (1958-1960) related to a variety of topics and individuals.
Includes photographic negatives and prints depicting railway construction and views of rail routes on the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railway in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, 1906-1915.
Consists of prints and negatives taken or collected by this Johnson City, Tenn. photographer during the first half of the 20th century. Images depict area scenes, individuals, and businesses.
Consists of prints and negatives made by this Bristol, Va.-based photographic company. Depicts schools, churches, and businesses (1905-1940).
Consists of prints gathered by this collector depicting various scenes, individuals, and aspects of life in the Johnson City/Jonesborough, Tenn. area, c. 1860-1940.
Consists of photographs gathered by this collector depicting individuals, families, landscapes, and other scenes primarily of the East Tennessee region in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Extensive collection of negatives and prints taken and/or collected by this noted Johnson City, Tenn. photographer. Images depict Johnson City and Washington Co., Tenn. individuals, scenes, and structures related to life in the area, 1940- 1986.
Consists of prints of photographs taken by this noted East Tennessee photographer and relate to the land and people of southern Appalachia, including individuals, landscapes, and such subjects as agriculture, coal mining, crafts, music, among others.
Photographs depict the land and buildings of the Pressmen's Home of the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America in Hawkins Co., Tenn, 1907-1976.
Includes photographs and negatives related to Rasmussen's career as a photographer and writer and reflects her interests in coal mining, life in the Appalachian coal fields, the Buffalo Creek, W. Va. flood of 1972, and images from her Smithsonian-sponsored exhibit, "Appalachian Faces."
Consists of prints and negatives depicting various aspects of life in areas now part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Documents the timber industry in southern Appalachia. It also includes images of the railroads and railway systems of this area. Of interest are photographs of Butler, Tenn., before it was flooded by the TVA in 1948.
Adams, Shelby Lee. Appalachian legacy: photographs.F217.A65 A24 1998
Aiken, Gene. Mountains ways: an album of the Smokies.F443.67.A44 1983
Barnwell, Tim. On earth's furrowed brow: the Appalachian farm in photographs.F217.A65 B385 2007
Buckley, Geoffrey L. Extracting Appalachia: images of the Consolidated Coal Company, 1910-1945.TN805.Z6 B83 2004
Casstevens, Frances Harding. The Civil War and Yadkin County, North Carolina: a history with contemporary photographs and letters.F262.Y19 C37 1997
Caton, Joseph L. Wild flowers of the Great Smokies and surrounding area: a pictorial guide.QK125.C25 1940
Lentz, Ralph E. W. R. Trivett, Appalachian pictureman: photographs of a bygone time.TR140.T75 L46 2001
Levy, Builder. Images of Appalachian coalfields.1989. HD8039.M62 U6437
Maxwell, Phillip Herbert. Valhalla in the Smokies.F443.67 M3 1938
Murray, Kenneth M. A day before yesterday: Appalachia.F217.A65 M87 2008
Murray, Kenneth M. Down to earth: people of Appalachia.1974. F210.M87
Murray, Kenneth M. A portrait of Appalachia.F217.A65 M87 1985
O'Donnell, Kevin E. Historic photos of Appalachia.F106.036 2009
Patterson, Christine P. Haunting memories: echoes and images of Tennessee's past.F437 P38 1996
Porter, Eliot. Appalachian wilderness: the Great Smoky Mountains.1973. F106.P86
Rogovin, Milton. Milton Rogovin: the mining photographs.TR681.C62 R64 2005
Sims, Becky Poteat, and William E. Kennedy. Feelings of Jonesborough.F444.J68 S54 1986
Smith, Clyde H. Appalachian mountains.1980. F106.S63
Speer, Jean Haskell. The Appalachian photographs of Earl Palmer.1990. F217.A65 S72
Stahl, Ray. Greater Johnson City: a pictorial history.F444.J6751 1983