About This Database

Photographs from the collections of the Archives of the City of Kingsport are included in this database. These historical images visually represent Kingsporters, their lives, landscapes, leisure, and occupations from the city’s organization to the present.

Not all images in the archives have been entered into the database.

As of January 2009, more than 1000 images have been added to the Digital Kingsport database. The following collection areas have been entered:

  • Photographs: Currently, the bulk of available images show buildings and aerial views of the City of Kingsport. Most of these representations were created during the 1940s and 1950s.

As staff at the Archives of the City of Kingsport continues to add online material, more photographs will be made available on this database.

Help locating objects not already entered into the database can be found by contacting the Archives.

Print and digital copies of the objects viewed here may be obtained by visiting here. Permission and license to use photographic reproductions may involve a fee for commercial use.

The Digital Kingsport Database was funded in part with support from the Kingsport Public Library and the Friends of the Archives of the City of Kingsport.