Charles Andrew and Ernestine E. Bernard Postcard Collection, 1934-1959

KC Manuscript Collection 189

The Kingsport Postcards collection compiled by Charles and Ernestine Bernard consists of thirty-two cards.  The majority of these items are linen postcards produced during the 1930s.  Dates on the collection are based on postmarks.  Nineteen of the cards are postally unused.  There are a couple of duplicate postcards.

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.

This collection should be cited as:
Charles Andrew and Ernestine E. Bernard Postcard Collection, 1934-1959. KC Manuscript Collection 189, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Lois E. Bernard, daughter of Charles and Ernestine Bernard, donated this collection in February 2007.

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

Historic buildings–Tennessee–Kingsport–Pictorial works.
Kingsport (Tenn.)–Pictorial works.


Note: Numbers actually represent page numbers.

1. Donation inserts, 2007

2. C.C.&O. Passenger Station, c. 1930s

2. First National Bank, 1934

2. Shelby Apartments, 1935

3. Tennessee Eastman Corporation, 1935

3. Kingsport, Tenn., from Holston Heights, 1935

3. The Kingsport Press, Where Books are Made, c. 1930s

4. The Circle, 1936

4. Kingsport Press, 1936

4. Tennessee Eastman Corporation, 1936

5. New Post Office, 1936

5. First National Bank, 1936

5. Country Club and Golf Links, 1936

6. Kingsport Extract Corporation and Kingsport Tannery, 1936

6. Dobyns-Bennett High School, c. 1959 (Postally Unused)

6. Air View of Kingsport, Tennessee, undated (Postally Unused)

7. Kingsport, Tenn., from Holston Heights, 1935 (Postally Unused)

7. Broad Street, Kingsport, Tennessee, undated (Postally Unused)

7. C.C.&O. Station, Kingsport, Tenn., undated (Postally Unused)

8. The Homestead (Hotel), undated (Postally Unused)

8. First National Bank, 1936 (Postally Unused)

8. Kingsport Civic Auditorium, undated (Postally Unused)

9. Rotherwood, undated (Postally Unused)

9. First Methodist Church, undated (Postally Unused)

10. Watauga Street Church of Christ, undated (Postally Unused)

10.Junior High School, undated (Postally Unused)

10. Plant of Kingsport Pulp Corporation, undated (Postally Unused)

10. Borden Mills, undated (Postally Unused)

11. Borden Mills Inc., Manufactures of Borden Fabrics, undated (Postally Unused)

11. Tennessee Eastman Corporation, undated (Postally Unused)

11. Holston River in Foreground and Range of Clinch Mountain in Background, undated (Postally Unused)

12. Administration Building and Portion of Plant, Tennessee Eastman Corporation, undated (Postally Unused)

12. Plant of Tennessee Eastman Company, undated (Postally Unused)