Collecting and sending postcards is a popular pastime, especially during summer months when traveling and vacations are in abundance. Postcards were first widely used simply as a means of inexpensive communication. Then they were employed for advertising and networking. During WWI and WWII, the cards were not only used to boost morale for troops away from home but for propaganda as well.
In-library use only. One of the largest collections of family history data online.
Index to obituaries published in the Chattanooga Times, News Free Press, and Chattanooga Times Free Press, complied by library staff. Years 1897-2014 now available.
Genealogy Connect will include more than 1,500 reference works, including trusted sources from Genealogical Publishing and Clearfield Company. Researchers can use Gale Genealogy Connect to search quickly across multiple volumes, identifying connections and enriching family history.
Includes U. S. federal census records, PERiodical Source Index, family and local histories, and Revolutionary War files.
Recently, the Chattanooga Times Free Press published "From Historic Baggage Depot to Upscale Urban Stack," an article written by Local History department head, Mary Helms, and published on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Helms recounted the history of one of Chattanooga's oldest buildings, now a popular restaurant, formerly known as the Southern Railway Freight Depot.