Elizabethton Community

History Project

Began in 2019, in partnership with Elizabethton/Carter County Library's Archives, University of Tennessee's School of Information Sciences, Chick History & Philippi Baptist Church, The Elizabethton Community History Project is working to provide accessible Black history materials for the archive's local collection.
We're continuing to conduct research, compile data, digitize materials & conduct oral histories with residents focusing on Douglas School and the surrounding Black communities in Carter & Johnson Counties.
This ongoing project is made possible through the support of:
In partnership with:
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