Photo Record

Object Name Negative
Catalog Number 2007.145.058.c
Collection Paul A. Hiener Collection
Description Collection of negatives related to street scenes, specifically Market Street.

c) Negative, street view was taken looking north from 6th street looking North down Market Street in October 1955. The photograph depicts cars lined up and down Market Street and features many mid-twentieth century Chattanooga businesses. On the left side of the street there was Sears, which was located between Market and Broad on 6th Street. Beyond Sears was Peacock's Jewelers, Crisman Hardware Co. at 509-513 Market Street, and The Double Cola Co. located at 404-413 in the Ham Branch Building. On the right side of the street at the corner is the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, part of the Tennessee Valley Authority, located at 536-538 Market Street. Beyond that is the Sterchi Brothers Store, which was located at 520-532-534 Market Street, the Capitol Theater, and the Osborn Furniture Co. Image by Paul Hiener.
Date 1955
Film Size 5.25" x 4.00"
Related Publications c) This image appears on page 13 of "Chattanooga: Yesterday and Today," Volume II.
Accession number 2007.145