Local Authors Planning A Pictorial History Of Red Bank

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Bill Hull
Bill Hull

Two Red Bank residents, Lawrence Miller and William F. Hull, have launched an effort to capture as many images of Red Bank as possible, as well as the stories that go with each one.  The images will be used to illustrate a new book. They are working with Arcadia Publishing, a publisher of neighborhood, local and regional histories in pictorial form.

Mr. Miller, a retired educator and media professional, has worked on many projects that have used photographs to tell local histories. Mr. Hull served as the curator for the Chattanooga History Center and is the author of five books on Chattanooga area history.

“Our greatest challenge,” says Mr. Miller, “is to collect photographs that tell the story of Red Bank and possess a level of picture quality that can be reproduced in a book format.  We know the photos are out there, but we need to get local folks involved.”   

They have purchased a high-quality photo scanner and will ask Red Bank people to bring the photographs to be scanned. The first opportunity for people who want to share their photos will be at the Red Bank Jubilee on May 7.  They will have vendor space as 10,000 Photos of Red Bank.  The Jubilee will be held at Red Bank City Park from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Photos can also be brought to The Meeting House on Dayton Boulevard on Monday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 11.  Other times and places will be listed on the Facebook page: 10,000 Photographs of Red Bank, or individuals can upload their photos themselves to the 10,000 Photos of Red Bank on Flickr.

Lawrence Miller
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