Dobyns-Bennett High School Roman Banquet Photograph, November 22, 1948


Title: Dobyns-BennettHigh School Roman Banquet Photograph

Collection Number: Kingsport Community Manuscript Collection (KCMC) 509

Physical Description: 1 oversize folder

Repository: Archives of the City of Kingsport


Provenance: The provenance of the collection is unknown, the materials were found in the archives in February 2011.

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 March 2011.



This collection should be cited as:

Dobyns-BennettHigh School Roman Banquet, November 22, 1948. KC Manuscript Collection 509, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.


The collection contains one photograph taken during a Roman Banquet put together by students at Dobyns-BennettHigh School. The banquet was held on November 22, 1948 at the Civic Auditorium and was produced by Latin teacher Grace Elmore. Look Magazine sent a reporter and a photographer to profile the activities. Accompanied by Kingsport pianist Will George, Metropolitan opera singer Helen Jepson sang in Latin while wearing her costume from Thais.

Folder List

1. Photograph, November 22, 1948