Photo Record

Object Name Picture, Motion
Catalog Number 2009.027.540
Collection Continental Film Productions Collection
Description Digitized documentary and promotional film, "Chattanooga: Scenic Center of the South," intended to promote Chattanooga as a tourist location. Produced and directed by Don Parisher. Features historical footage of downtown around 9th Street, Union Depot, the Read House, and the Hotel Patten. Advertises many places in the area, including Rock City, Ruby Falls, Rivermont Orchids, Point Park, the Chickamauga Battlefield, Reflection Riding, and the General. This was digitized from 16mm film by the Tennessee Archives of Moving Images and Sounds (TAMIS) in Knoxville, Tennessee. "Chattanooga: Scenic Center of the South," monaural sound, black and white. Original was 16mm acetate film, 600 feet, 15 minutes, good condition but with vinegar syndrome. Circa 1952.
Date 1952 circa
Copyright Public domain
Video file
Accession number 2009.027