Eugene L. Ison Collection
Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0089
Archives and History Division
Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism
3425 Highway 126, Suite 100
Blountville, Tennessee 37617
Eugene L. Ison Collection
Sullivan County Manuscript Collection 0089.
Eugene L. Ison
Material in English.
Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
The Eugene L. Ison Collection MSS 0089 was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Brenda Turner) Cowan of Bristol, TN.
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.
Shelia Steele Hunt processed the collection and developed the finding aid in October 2012.
ACCESS AND RESTRICTIONS
There are no restrictions on use of this manuscript collection for research purposes. It is the responsibility of the individual user to ascertain copyright restrictions, obtain permissions and to prepare proper citation and credit statements. The researcher assumes all legal responsibility for observing laws of copyright and common law literary rights.
This collection should be cited as:
Eugene L. Ison Collection, MSS 0089, Archives and History Division, Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, Blountville, Tennessee.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
The Eugene L. Ison Collection contains postcards, newspapers and photos from 1917 through 1939 from the United States, Germany, and France. The collection contains some rare vintage regional postcards, and many from across the U.S. The collection also contains some rare newspapers published between 1917 and the 1940s (not inclusive). Many items pertain to World War I.
Eugene L. Ison was born 6 January 1893 in Letcher County, Kentucky. He died 15 August 1965 at the Veterans Administration Center in Johnson City, Tennessee, and is buried at the American Legion Cemetery in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
Sullivan County (Tenn.)--History.
World War I.
World War II.
Postcard Collection, United States, 1915-1939. Collection includes numerous vintage postcards, and includes postcard photographs from various states and cities: In Tennessee, the city of Bristol; in Virginia, the cities of Abingdon, Appalachia, Bristol, Penningtop Gap, Petersburg; in Kentucky, the cities of Corbin, Cumberland Falls, Lexington, Louisville, Shelby Gap; in West Virginia: Asco, Charleston and Huntington. Numerous other postcard locations are included. Other states include Indiana, Hawaii, Michigan, Texas, Nebraska, Ohio and others.
Postcard Collection, Germany, 1915-1940. Includes postcard photographs of World War I military activities, and photographs of various cities in Germany as well as views of the Rhineland.
Postcard Collection, France, 1918. Includes numerous World War I postcard photographs.
Newspaper Collection, from U.S. And Germany, includes issues from the Stars and Stripes, 1919; The Washington Herald, 1919; Bristol Herald Courier, 1919; Appalachia Independent, 1931; The Post (Appalachia, Virginia), 1931; The Grit, 1917; Cincinnati Post, 1919; Journal and Tribune, 1919; First Division Bridgehead Sentinel, Montabaur, Germany, 1919; The Amaroc news, 1919; Weekley Newsletters, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1917; Congressional Record Sixty-Sixth Congress, First Session.
Oversized military photograph of Camp Lee, World War II era. [Camp Lee later became Fort Lee, and was a U.S. Army Post in Prince George County, Virginia.]
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