Historic Photos of Knoxville
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 the 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.