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Historic Photos of Knoxville (Historic Photos.) - Knoxville is an American city quintessentially founded upon change. From its birth to the present, Knoxville has consistently built and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing fortunes, Knoxville has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens.

Historic Photos of Knoxville captures this journey through still photography selected from the finest archives. From Knoxville as east Tennessee s economic center in the nineteenth century to revitalization of its urban center, Historic Photos of Knoxville follows life, government, education, and events throughout the city s history.

This volume captures unique and rare scenes through the lens of hundreds of historic photographs. Published in striking black and white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.


McClung Digital Photograph Collections - The Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knoxville houses thousands of original prints and negatives of photographic images from around the region.

ORNL Historical Photo Gallery - view historical photographs of the laboratory.

Volunteer Landing - Volunteer Landing, a scenic one-mile paved riverwalk along the Tennessee River, houses a regional visitor center, several unique attractions, historical homes and markers, a full-service marina, three restaurants, a premier hotel and refreshing waterfalls and fountains. Whether it's a relaxing stroll or a family outing, Volunteer Landing has something for everyone.

Waterfront Development - In 1988, a 50-member Waterfront Task Force was established to study and develop recommendations for the protection, enhancement, and development of the seven-mile stretch of the Tennessee River between the Forks of the River and the J.E. "Buck" Karnes Bridge.

 
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