Kingsport

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Title

Kingsport

Subject

Churches--Bethel A.M.E. Zion
Churches--Spirit and Truth Full Gospel Baptist Church
Education
Family History
Holidays--Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Neighborhoods--Riverview
Newspapers--Kingsport Times
Schools--Appalachian Training Center
Schools--Bland High School
Schools--Douglass High School
Schools--Northeast State Technical Community College
Soldiers--Veterans, WWII
Soldiers--Women
Sports

Description

Items about the Kingsport African American community, including a large collection of newspaper articles from the Kingsport Times, ephemera from reunions for Douglass High School, family photographs from African American families, information on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; 1919- 2013

Source

Ronnie Collins; Louetta Hall; Linda Kincaid; Jack Pierce; Brenda Taylor-Stuts; Ray Willis

Publisher

Black in Appalachia

Date

2019-01-24

Contributor

Ronnie Collins; Louetta Hall; Linda Kincaid; Jack Pierce; Brenda Taylor-Stuts; Ray Willis

Rights

Items can be used for private reflection and research, and not for commercial purposes.

Coverage

United States--Tennessee--Kingsport

Collection Items

Babies First campaign article 2000
Article about the Babies First campaign in 2000 and a sizeable donation from Stonegate Walmart to the Joshua Generation program. Includes photograph.

Back to School Jam V 1999_2
Flyer advertising Back to School Jam V in 1999. Outlines the purpose of the program and ways to contribute. Includes list of local sponsors.

Back to School Jam V 1999
Flyer advertising Back to School Jam V in 1999. Outlines the purpose of the program and ways to contribute. Includes photographs.

Baptist conference New Orleans article 1997
Article in The New Orleans Times-Picayune about a Baptist conference in 1997. Includes photographs.

Baptist sidewalk evangelism article 1997
Article in The New Orleans Times-Picayune about Baptist sidewalk evangelism in 1997. Includes photographs.

Black history month events 2016
Flyer from Eastman Chemical Company advertising events for Black History Month in Kingsport, TN.

Church and Northeast State Technical Community College form alliance article 1997
Article in the Sullivan County News about an alliance between Spirit and Truth Full Gospel Baptist Church and Northeast State Technical Community College to provide scholarships for minority students. Includes photographs.

Church forms alliance article 1999
Article in the Full Gospel Baptist Times about an alliance between Spirit and Truth Full Gospel Baptist Church and Northeast State Technical Community College to provide scholarships for minority students. Includes photographs.

Joshua Generation article 1997
Article in Kingsport Times-News about Pastor Ronnie Collins and his church youth ministry program called Joshua Generation as an alternative to jail for juveniles in trouble. Includes photograph.

Joshua Generation article 2000
Article in Kingsport Times-News about Joshua Generation's initiative called Tools-For-School to provide school supplies to local students in need.
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