Collection of Glass Plate Negatives and Slides
1920’s and undated
KC Manuscript Collection 343

Archives of the City of Kingsport
400 Broad Street
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
Title: Collection of Glass Plate Negatives and Slides

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 343

Physical Description: 1 box

Creator: unknown

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport

Provenance: The collection was donated by Georgia Blanchard on behalf of Jim Wells of Wells Camera Shop. The items were given to Wells by Mrs. Alice Crymble.

Access/Restrictions: There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Processed by: Brianne Johnson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in April 2008.

This collection should be cited as:

Collection of Glass Plate Negatives and Slides, 1920’s and undated. KC Manuscript Collection 343, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

The collection contains 15 glass plate negatives of unidentified men, some of which are in military uniform and 14 glass plate negatives of sports and recreation images. The collection also contains 22 lantern slides of Tennessee Eastman Company. The images of Eastman mostly depict interior shots of the plant.


  • Tennessee Eastman Company
  • Box 1
  • 1-11 Sports and recreation, undated
  • 12-28 Unidentified men, 1920’s
  • 29-51 Tennessee Eastman Company, undated


Tennessee Eastman Company

View of the company.

Man Wearing Sailor’s Cap

Man wearing a sailor's cap.

Man Wearing Hat and Overcoat

Man wearing hat and overcoat.

Man Standing Beside Automobile

Man in uniform stands next to an automobile.

Man Wearing Coveralls

Man wearing coveralls.

Man in Uniform

Man in uniform with a book in his hand.

Man Standing Outside of Electrical Exp. Eng. Building

Man standing outside of Electrical Exp. Eng. building.

Man Standing at Bottom of Steps

Man standing at bottom of steps.

Man with Dog

Man with dog.

Man in Uniform

Man in uniform.