Photographs from Riverview Community, 1950s
KC Manuscript Collection 231
Archives of the City of Kingsport
Kingsport, Tennessee

The Photographs from Riverview Community consists of three copied images taken during the 1950s in the Riverview area of Kingsport, Tennessee.  Images show the classroom/students of 4th grade teacher Ms. Warfield, the 1958 high school girl’s basketball team, and a photograph of Willard Long hanging a photograph of George Washington Carver at Kingsport’s Carver Branch Library.

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This collection should be cited as:
Photographs from Riverview Community, 1950s.  KC Manuscript Collection 231, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Helen K. Bunting donated this collection in June 2007.

Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in July 2007.

Related Collections:
It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections available elsewhere.


  • African Americans–Segregation–Tennessee–History–20th century.
  • Douglass Elementary School (Kingsport, Tenn.)
  • Douglass High School (Kingsport, Tenn.)
  • Kingsport Public Library, Carver Branch.


Girls Basketball Team at Douglass High School

Female Basketball Team at Douglass High School during 1958 1st…

Classroom of Ms. Warfield at Douglass School

4th grade classroom of Ms. Warfield in 1952. 1st row: Willena…

Willard C. Long with Picture of George Washington Carver

This image of Willard C. Long was taken shortly after the George…