The Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University stewards nearly two miles of manuscripts, 250,000 photographs, 90,000 audio and moving image recordings, and 14,000 books. These materials help to document the diverse history and culture of southern Appalachia. The items included here represent a small portion of the Archives' available digitized holdings.
Hart and Range Saddle and Harness Shop, Piedmont Hotel (originally "City Hotel" built by Colonel Robert Love, Elijah Simerly, W. M. Taylor, and others; three story building with 40 rooms; stood on the south side of the railroad between the public square and Wilson Avenue) in background, c. 187l;local gathering place
The Ridley Wills East Tennessee Postcard Collection, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of 1354 postcards…