Crowe Family Collection, 1821-1987 and undated


Title: Crowe Family Collection

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 468

Physical Description: 1 box

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport



Provenance: The Crowe Family Collection was donated to the Archives of the City of Kingsport by Wilma L. Crowe in October 2009.

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: This collection was processed by Brianne Wright and opened for research in May 2010.



This collection should be cited as:

Crowe Family Collection, 1821-1987 and undated. KC Manuscript Collection 468, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.



The Crowe Family Collections consists of photographs, postcards and genealogical materials. The collection also contains a certificate issued to J. Fred Johnson and a bag from Leeper’s Cash Store. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by subject.






1. Certificate, J. Fred Johnson to State Council of National Defense, April 21, 1917

2. Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, October 16, 1880

3. Genealogical materials, 1920 -1987

a. Fain’s Critical and Analytical Index and genealogical Guide to Ramsey’s Annals of

Tennessee, 1920

b. Tennessee Ancestry, April 1987

4. Joseph Woods, Book of Writings, 1821

5. Leeper’s Cash Store, Corn Meal Bag, undated

6. Photographs, c. 1930-1948 and undated

a. Construction, 1949

b. Downtown, undated

c. Eastman, aerial, 1948

d. First National Bank, undated

e. First Presbyterian Church (2 copies), undated

f. J. Fred Johnson, 1932

g. J. Fred Johnson and wife undated

h. Kingsport Inn, c.1930

i. Mrs. Robinson, undated

j. Netherland Inn, undated

k. Sullivan Street, undated

l. Unidentified Boy Scout, undated

7. Postcards, undated

a. Apartment houses on Shelby

b. Broad   Street

c. Clinchfield Portland Cement Corporation

d. Homestead Hotel

e. Kingsport Inn

f. Rotherwood Farm

g. Tennessee Eastman Corporation