Graduates’ Day Organizers

Graduates’ Day Organizers lined up on Broad Street. The first Graduates’ Day was held May 14, 1940. Graduates’ Day was started as a celebration for area high school graduates and was sponsored by the Kingsport Merchants Association.

From left to right: Dr. Will Hutchins, Sam Bingham, Vernon Miller, Hugh Nelms and Jim Beasley.

Photographer: Unknown

Date Taken: 1941




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