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Continental Film Productions photographs

Identifier: CHC-1995-076

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs regarding local businesses in Chattanooga, Tennessee, including the Signal Knitting Mill, Combustion Engineering Company, and Krystal, from 1951 to 1995.


  • Creation: 1951 - 1995

Language of Materials

This collection contains materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.

Biographical / Historical

James E. Webster founded Continental Film Productions Corporation in 1951. He was the president and owner of the business until 1995 and passed away on July 13, 1997. He was referred to as Jim and James intermittently. James L. Webster, James E. Webster’s son, took over the company in 1995.

Chattanooga City Directory. Chattanooga: Norwood, Kline and Co., 1985.

Chattanooga City Directory. Chattanooga: Norwood, Kline and Co., 1995.

“Death Notices.” Chattanooga times. July 14, 1997. (accessed February 27, 2023).

“Mexican Resort will Open Dec. 3: Bush, Former Resident of Chattanooga, Heads Unit Promoting Facility.” Chattanooga Daily Times. August 26, 1962. (accessed February 27, 2023).

“Revenue in City Tops $5 Million: Around Town.” Chattanooga Daily Times. January 27, 1961. (accessed February 27, 2023).


1.27 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jim Webster, owner of Continental Film Productions, donated this collection to the Chattanooga History Center on 1995 December 8. The Chattanooga History Center donated this collection to the Chattanooga Public Library and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 2017 June 12.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically at

Processing Information

Processing of this collection is complete.

Continental Film Productions photographs
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Collection Area Details

Part of the Chattanooga History Collections Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States