Volunteer Voices is a state-wide digitization project that will provide access to primary sources that document Tennessee's rich history and culture. Volunteer Voices combines the collaborative efforts to Tennessee archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and schools.

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  Broad Topics
  Arts and Literature
  Children and Childhood
  Civil and Human Rights
  Family Life and Gender Relations
  Farming and Agriculture
  Frontier Settlement and Migration
  Government and Politics
  Health and Medicine
  Immigrants and Immigration
  Law and Legal Documents
  Music and Performing Arts
  Native Americans
  Nature and the Environment
  Popular Culture and Folklife
  Science and Technology
  Social Reform
  Sports and Recreation
  Trade, Business and Industry
  Transportation and Internal Improvements
  Wars and Military
  Tennessee Social Studies K-12 Eras in American History
  Era 1 - Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)  
  Era 2 - Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)  
  Era 3 -Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)  
  Era 4 - Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)  
  Era 5 - Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)  
  Era 6 - The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)  
  Era 7 - The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)  
  Era 8 - The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)  
  Era 9 - Postwar United States (1945-1970's)  
  Era 10 - Contemporary United States (1968 to the present)