Archives of Appalachia

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

Category Archives: Photographs

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

From Our Collections: Evolution of a Town

Author: Sierra Maxwell, Archives Graduate Assistant For the past week, I have been working on the Mildred Kozsuch collection. Kozsuch graduated from ETSU in 1969 with a M. A. in … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Holidays from the Archives!

We’ve pulled some festive holiday cards and photographs. The cards come from the Georgia C. Coffey Family Papers and the photographs from the James Garvin Ellis Negatives. The cards are … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Scene of the Crime

One of our unidentified pictures from the James Agee Film Project Photographs, 1875-1956 has been identified! Here is the picture: Every time I view this photograph, I can’t help but wonder … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

Rainy Day Wonderings

We felt just a bit waterlogged here at the Archives as we watched the rain fall the past few days, although it is nice to see the plants perk up. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Independence Day!

The Archives of Appalachia hopes you have a great (and safe) Fourth of July! Here are some photographs of past festivities:

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Stay cool this weekend and drink plenty of water!

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Just wanted to say hello…”

This selection of postcards comes from the W.B. “Pat” Watson Collection. Mr. Watson operated Pat’s Trading Post, a salvage and collectible store, at 106 Main Street in Johnson City, Tennessee during … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · 4 Comments