Archives of Appalachia

A Unit of the Center for Appalachian Studies & Services at East Tennessee State University

Category Archives: Children

Washington County, Tennessee Public Schools, 1911-1916

Recently, we’ve cataloged several publications regarding education in Appalachia into our Special Collections,¬†¬†which is our permanent collection of books and other printed materials. These materials can be found by searching … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

“The Sleeping Beauty” at the Majestic Theatre, Johnson City, Tennessee

We found this film history gem in the Johnson City-Washington County Area Chamber of Commerce Records. The flyer is for the Majestic Theatre’s screening of the silent film, “The Sleeping … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Moon

Be sure to catch a glimpse of the harvest moon, which is due to arrive in the Northern Hemisphere this Saturday, September 29. According to Weather Channel meteorologists, the harvest … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Autumn!

Here is a bit of reflection on autumn by 10 year old A.B. Bowman. Notations on the back of the document indicate he wrote it for a composition assignment on … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Summertime Fun

School’s about to start for many students, but there are still many nice summer days and weekends ahead. Perhaps you might find some inspiration from the Archives? Check out some … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stay cool this weekend and drink plenty of water!

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment