Chattanooga Public Library offers open access to unique collections that reflect our shared local history, including the people, places, and experiences that make up Chattanooga and its surrounding areas. Here you can explore digital scans of many of the treasures available at the library, including historic photographs, documents, scrapbooks, maps, and more. 

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Chattanooga History Collections
The Chattanooga Public Library and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are proud to co-steward the collections of the former Chattanooga History Center.  Explore finding aids and digitized items.  
Chattanooga Punk Archive -- Site coming soon!
The Chattanooga Punk Archive was established in 2018 with the donation of the Tom Foote Punk Posters collection, which documents the creative, political, and social activities of the local punk and DIY community. 



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