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Rising From the Ashes Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MS-3935
Overview

This collection consists of both audio and video interviews concerning the Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains during 2016. Between 2017 and 2022, around 150 interviews were conducted with residents of Gatlinburg, government officials, emergency responders, researchers in various fields, and others impacted by the wildfires.

Dates: 2017-2022

Rising from the Ashes: The Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires in Memory and Art

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Identifier: MS-4030
Overview This collection consists of forty-one works of art created by three graphic artists with ties to East Tennessee. The artwork was intended to give artistic visual interpretation to the oral histories collected as part of the three-year initiative Rising from the Ashes: The Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires Oral History Project, completed in partnership with the City of Gatlinburg and the Anna Porter Public Library. It was created as part of a two-year project funded by the Our...
Dates: 2020-2022

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