Over the next few days, I’ll be posting the information I’ve scrounged up after 20 or so years collecting Kingsport postcards. I’m not an avid collector, but I hoovered up as much as I could. So, here we go with Part 1. (comments encouraged)
Kingsport Drug Store issue C.T. Doubletone (Curt Teich/Chicago) inventory number puts printing date as 1917 for all of these. White Border These were given to me by Sherry Weaver (wife of Phil) with the stipulation that I give these to the Kingsport Archives when I no longer want them.
AD-7654 HOTEL KINGSPORT, KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7656 CLINCHFIELD PORTLAND CEMENT CORPORATION PLANT, KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7659 KINGSPORT EXTRACT CORPORATION, KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7660 VIEW OF KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7661 KINGSPORT BRICK CORPORATION PLANT, KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7663 VIEW SHOWING PART OF FEDERAL DYE STUFF & CHEMICAL CO. PLALNT, KINGSPORT, TENN.
AD-7667 BIRD’S EYE VIEW, KINGSPORT, TENN. APRIL 1916
Asheville Post Card Company circa 1921 Printed by Curt Teich of Chicago Commercialchrome. White Border
N = reprint
54952 – Extract Plant and Tannery, Kingsport, Tenn.
54956 – Plant of Kingsport Pulp Corporation, Kingsport, Tenn. /note: postmark 1921 Winston-Salem NC/
54957 – Methodist Church, Kingsport, Tenn.
54959 – Apartment Houses, on Shelby and Sullivan Sts., Kingsport, Tenn.
54960 – Broad St., looking northeast from C C. & O. R. R. Station, Kingsport, Tenn.
54962 – Dolans Gap, on Bays Mountain, Showing Dam & Lake of Kingsport Utilities, Inc. Source of City Water Supply. Seven Miles from Kingsport & 600 ft. above Town, Kingsport, Tenn.
54963 – Plant of Kingsport Hosiery Mills, Inc., Reedy Street, Kingsport, Tenn.
54965 – Kingsport Brick Corpn., Brick Yard, Showing Kilns, Kingsport, Tenn.
Separate issue, Asheville Post Card Company printed by Curt Teich of Chicago C.T. American Art White Border
R-86618 – Broad Street, Kingsport, Tenn. /note: “K-5” written in ink front center top/
R-86619 – Community “Y”, Center and Shelby Streets, Kingsport, Tenn. /note: “K-14” written in in front center top/