Dante History Project Records, 1890-1998

Title

Dante History Project Records, 1890-1998

Description

The Dante History Project Records, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of materials gathered as part of a community-based research effort in 1997-1998 to document the history of Dante, Va. The collection includes oral history recordings, typed transcripts, and  35 mm photographic negatives. Subjects covered in the collection include railroad and coal mining development and operations, education, farming, health issues, segregation, religious activities, and various other social, cultural, and economic issues related to the development and history of Dante between the late 19th century and the late 20th century.

The current digital collection includes surrogates of the collection's 976 photographic negatives.

Digital access to the collection's 74 oral history recordings is available here.

Creator

Dante History Project (Organization)

Source

Dante History Project Records, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University

Date

1890-1998

Rights

The Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University provides access to the materials on this website for the purposes of research and education, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. [identification of item], [identification of collection], Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University). Any commercial uses of the materials or any uses that exceed the limits of fair use and other relevant statutory exceptions require the permission of the Archives of Appalachia and the copyright holder(s). It is the user's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials.

Compressed (low resolution) files are available on this website. Requests for accessing uncompressed (high resolution) versions of this material can be sent to the Archives of Appalachia.

Items in this collection are presented for their historic and research value. They may contain content that some viewers will find objectionable.

Identifier

ETSU Archives of Appalachia: AppMs-0538

Collection Items

Grundy Office (Clinchfield?)
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Waiting for the train at the Dante Depot
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Wilder
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Uncle Warren LaForce and wife
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Camp at Buffalo
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Camp Scene
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Top of Sandy Ridge
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Steel Bridge at #2 Mines
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Land Department
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Family Celebration
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Weather Station below Lee Long's House
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Miss Allen
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Surveying Coal
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Miss Emma and some boarders on the Inn Lawn
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Mine Fan
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Bunchtown
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Pathway to Roanoke Hill Catholic Church
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Clinchfield Coal Train
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Roanoke Hill
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Dante Hospital
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Hungarian Boarding House Upper Straight Hollow
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Bonnie Crest Hotel at Spark Track (CC&O Railroad Hotel)
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Clinchfield Land Department Office
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Train Time Downtown Dante showing the 'Y'
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA

Main Steam Heat Plant
Owner: Chas. Ellenburg. Collection of Chas. Kinser & Louise Kinser Ellenburg; Location: Dante, VA
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