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Chattanooga Area Historical Association collection of postcards

Identifier: MS-008
Scope and Contents

This collection contains books, pamphlets, and postcards regarding this history of Chattanooga and the American Civil War from 1865 to 1967. Items include books and booklets related to Chattanooga, the Civil War, and Army Life. Also included are post cards and snapshots featuring scenic views of Chattanooga, a reproduction of a book by Abraham Lincoln and a Calendar of Dinners created for the housekeeper.

Dates: 1865-1970
Found in: Manuscripts

Chattanooga postcards

Identifier: CHC-1975-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains six postcards of locations in Chattanooga, Tennessee, circa 1900 to 1930.

Dates: circa 1900-1930

Civilian Conservation Corps and Brock Candy Company photographs

Identifier: CHC-1991-067
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of people, industry, and landmarks in Chattanooga, Tennessee and its environs from approximately 1910 to 1960, with the bulk of the photographs documenting two distinct topics. Roughly half of the collection documents the environmental conservation and infrastructure improvements conducted by Civilian Conservation Corps crews on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee between 1933 and 1939. The remainder of the collection is composed of photographs dating from the...
Dates: circa 1915-1969, bulk 1930-1960

Civilian Conservation Corps photographs

Identifier: CHC-1989-170
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crews on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee between 1933 and 1939. The photographs document one of the CCC camps on Lookout Mountain, Camp MP-5, and depict enrollees’ work on environmental conservation and infrastructure improvements for the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Chattanooga-Lookout Mountain Park.

Dates: circa 1933-1939

Hardie Brothers print of Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain

Identifier: CHC-1985-013
Dates: 1864

Herman Lamb photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-134
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographic prints and negatives depicting Chattanooga, Tennessee ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s, including photographs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to Chattanooga, in 1940. Subjects depicted also include scenes from Lookout and Signal Mountains, views of downtown Chattanooga, and images of a variety of buildings, people, and events.

Dates: 1920-1970s
Found in: Manuscripts

McCoy Farm and Gardens oral histories

Identifier: MS-077
Scope and Contents This collection includes interviews regarding the history of McCoy Farm and Gardens and Walden Ridge located on Signal Mountain in Tennessee. The interviews offer insight into the lives of the Bachman and McCoy families and buildings and grounds on McCoy Farm and Gardens, including the arboretum and apple orchard. Interviewees detail mountain culture, historic mining and bootlegging industries on the ridge, and memories of artist, author, and naturalist Emma Bell Miles. Members of the McCoy...
Dates: 2022
Found in: Manuscripts

Rock City Gardens postcards and printed ephemera

Identifier: CHC-2015-073
Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards, decals, brochures, and other printed materials promoting tourism to Rock City Gardens, a tourist attraction on Lookout Mountain, Georgia in the greater Chattanooga, Tennessee area. Materials in the collection date from 1932-1974, and also include a menu and postcards from the Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts, a motel that operated on South Broad Street in Chattanooga.

Dates: circa 1930-1970

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Chattanooga History Collections 5
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Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 2
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.). Camp MP-5 (Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Ga. and Tenn.) 2
Bachman, Jonathan Waverly, 1837-1924 1
Bachman, Nathan Lynn, 1878-1937 1
Bachman, Pearl McMannen, 1879-1938 1