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Don Dudenbostel Collection (photographs)

Identifier: PC 0029

Scope and Contents

Over 200 b&w photographs taken by Don Dudenbostel. Most are 11"x14” or 8"x10” b&w photographs. Selected images were used in East Tennessee Historical Society feature exhibit “Vanishing Appalachia,” March 1-June 20, 2010 (and later for a traveling exhibit). Don Dudenbostel’s photographs made in East Tennessee and Southern Appalachia include portraits as well as images dealing with roadside culture, moonshining, cock fighting, the Ku Klux Klan, serpent handling as a religious practice. Tom Jester’s field recordings, based on their three years of research, provide the context and story for the exhibition and the catalog.


  • 2009

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


2 boxes


May be used for noncommercial educational use only. Donor retains copyright and must be credited. Also see PC 0069.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States