Group portrait of the Lincoln School Patrol taken by David Peirce in 1962.
Pinterest has become one of my favorite avenues for sharing images from the archives. There are 22 boards now and over 800 pins. One of my all-time favorites is the “Kingsport Weddings” board. From bridal portraits to get-away cars, there are some fantastic and fun images that have been pinned. You will definitely want to check …
Pages scanned from the 1946 Douglass School Yearbook showing faculty pictures and bios.
Lee Stroupe, Chief Robert “Bob” Saylor, and Constable Monty Upchurch pose with an illicit moonshine still they seized, c. 1925.
Did you know that before Kingsport High School/Dobyns-Bennett High School became known as the Indians they were the Red Elephants? Standing: M. Lane, Fogelman, Maxwell, Bernard, Burchett, Mellons, Wilson, Sayler, Cifers, Crumley, White, Haney, Bowers, Winniger, Moffit, Coates, Watkins. Seated:DeVault, Harkleroad, Alexander, Walker, Groseclose, Fleenor, Duncan, Odum, Cooke, Stone, Jared, C. Lame, Coach Sprankle.
Check out these great photos of Kingsport High School recently found in the archives!
An unidentified acrobatic rider performs at the East Tennessee District Fair, 1953.
Ann Marie and Timmy Walkey with their monkey, Bobo. Bobo won a blue ribbon in the 1953 East Tennessee District Fair’s pet show. Ann Marie and Timmy are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Walkey.
Betty Pendleton demonstrates the Van De Graaff generator during the atomic energy show at the 1953 East Tennessee District Fair.
The Kingsport Girl Scout Troop 45 Scrapbook was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Mary Lee (Gift) Morton in March 2008. The collection consists of one scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper articles, letters, and other various ephemera documenting Girl Scout Troops and their members in Kingsport, Tennessee. With the help of my wonderful intern …