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Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Corporation Photographs, c. 1917

KC Manuscript Collection 181

The Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Corporation Photographs consists of two images showing the plant in Kingsport, Tennessee.  The corporation was incorporated on 4 October 1915.  In 1918, the company was sold and renamed Union Dye and Chemical Corporation.  The business did not fare well following World War I and went bankrupt in 1921.  The plant was located near the current intersection of Lincoln   Street and North Wilcox Drive.

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This collection should be cited as:
Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Corporation Photographs, c.1917.  KC Manuscript Collection 181, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Betty Shearer donated this collection.

Brian Wilson processed the collection in 2004. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in December 2006. Brianne Johnson revised the finding aid in May 2008.

Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Corporation (Kingsport, Tenn.)

Kingsport (Tenn.)–Industries.

Photograph collections–Tennessee–Kingsport

Union Dye and Chemical Corporation (Kingsport, Tenn.).