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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1901 meeting about Lynchburg smallpox epidemic
Creator : City of Lynchburg
Date Created: 1901-02-27
Abstract: From the Lynchburg, Tennessee Minute Book, these pages detail a meeting between the Lynchburg Aldermen and Mayor and the Board of Health that outlines a quarantine and vaccination plan for the town of Lynchburg in February, 1901.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Moore County Court Loose Records
Contributing Institution: Moore County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002768
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Title: Map of Tennessee by Counties
Creator : A. (Anthony) Finley
Date Created: 1838
Abstract: Hamilton county is shown only north of the TN river, map shows Brainerd Missionary Station, Ross (Ross' Landing became Chattanooga). Hickman County seat is shown as Vernon. Published by A. Finley, Philadelphia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Map Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001998
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Title: [Letter] 1835 Apr. 27, Moor[e]field, Hardy C[oun]ty, V[irgini]a [to] Leroy B. Gaston Esq[uire]
Author : A. Anderson
Recipient : Leroy B. Gaston
Date Created: 1835-04-27
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Leroy B. Gaston from A. Anderson on April 27, 1835. In the letter, Anderson discusses the political climate in Virginia, financial matters, and social events, including the Winchester Presbytery that is in town.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003029
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Title: A.E. Bolton in Memphis, TN, to Edmund Orgill in Memphis, TN
Signer : A. E. Bolton
Date Created: 1956-02-27
Abstract: This is a letter from a Memphis citizen protesting the possibility of putting a "negro" on the board of John Gaston Hospital.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edmund Orgill Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003243
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Title: A. H. Walker, Richland Valley, Weakley County to Governor Brownlow
Author : A. H. Walker
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1867-04-15
Abstract: A.H. Walker writing from Richland Valley, Weakley County, asks for advice on what to do about William H. Hornbeck of the Quorum Court. Hornbeck, as a member of the court in 1861, voted $4,000 for the Confederacy and a property tax to benefit "the families of rebel soldiers." Hornbeck joined Captain McCutchen "and went to Columbus, Ky. in search of Yankees." On December 8, 1866 Hornbeck took from Judge Lamarr the oath specified in the Franchise Law and was appointed an election judge. Walker wants him stripped of office. Also says that the Tax Collector has recently been shot. Says that without protection registering voters will be dangerous. Says that Emerson Etheridge used "his influence to prevent raising a company in his county." States that if his suggestions to Brownlow were known, his life would be endangered. Contains clerk`s notations.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: William G. Brownlow Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001154
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Title: A.J. Fletcher in Nashville, TN to Members of the Legislature in Nashville, TN
Author : A. J. Fletcher
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-11
Abstract: Reminds the members of the legislature that a new secretary of state must be chosen by them. Reverses an earlier decision and offers himself as candidate for re-election.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library. University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002430
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Title: Affidavit As to Loss of Poll Tax Receipts
Author : A. Miller
Author : T. Stone
Signer : T.J. Grass
Date Created: 1898-08-04
Abstract: Two affidavits regarding the poll tax in Sullivan County, TN. Both A. Miller and T. Stone swear that they paid their poll tax to John Slack, County Trustee, and that Slack must have lost the receipt. These statements were sworn before Judge T.J. Grass, whose signature appears on the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bristol Historical Association
Contributing Institution: Bristol Historical Association
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002833
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Title: A.W. Hawkins in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : A. W. Hawkins
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-04-28
Abstract: Hawkins requests preparation of plain and simple instructions for use by immigrants for examination of titles to guard them against purchase of land with defective title.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002457
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Title: Note from President Lincoln
Author; Signer : Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865
Signer : Samuel Phillips Lee, 1812-1897
Recipient : Leonard Sweti
Date Created: 1864-10-15
Abstract: A letter written and signed by President Abraham Lincoln, dated October 15, 1864. In the letter, Lincoln entitles its bearer, the Honorable Leonard Sweti of Illinois, to receive cooperation from Army and Navy officers. The signature of Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee also appears.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Miscellaneous History
Contributing Institution: Pink Palace Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003591
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Title: Card from President Lincoln
Author; Signer : Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865
Recipient : F.S. Ewing
Date Created: 1862-11-24
Abstract: A card written by President Abraham Lincoln, dated November 24, 1862 and addressed to F.S. Ewing in Chicago. In the card, Lincoln writes, "I expect a general order will soon be issued by which your friend will be released."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Miscellaneous History
Contributing Institution: Pink Palace Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003590
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Title: Letter on Vietnam, 1969
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1969-10-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans concerned about American involvement in Vietnam. Gore expresses his disapproval of the war and intends to press for its closure.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002583
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Title: Letter on Joseph McCarthy, 2
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1954-03-29
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about the activities of Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. The citizen requests that Gore use his congressional power to curb McCarthy`s actions, and Gore promises to act in the public interest. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002577
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Title: Letter on TVA, 1
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1959-02-13
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean concerned about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce`s activities in relation to the Tennessee Valley Authority. Gore expresses his desire that the TVA remain a public, rather than private, enterprise. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002588
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Title: Letter on Atomic Energy, 1
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1957-03-02
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean concerned about the implementation of an International Atomic Energy Agency. Gore expresses his favorable opinion of the statute and attempts to clarify its purposes. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002584
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Title: Letter on McCarthy Censure Motion
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1954-11-12
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about the actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. Gore informs the citizen of his position concerning a current investigation of McCarthy and congressional debate upon the need for his censure. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002578
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Title: Letter on TVA, 2
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1959-07-30
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean concerned about the actions of the National Chamber of Commerce in relation to the operation of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Gore expresses his confidence in the presidential approval of Congress` TVA self-financing bill. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002589
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Title: Letter on Atomic Energy, 2
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1957-08-12
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean concerned about the federal government`s involvement in the atomic energy reactor program. Gore briefly expresses his favorable opinion of the policy. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002585
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, 1964
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1964-01-31
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans concerned about status of bills HR-7152 and S-1731, the proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002582
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Title: Letter on Atomic Energy, 3
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1958-02-22
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean concerned about the state of the nation`s missile program. Gore discusses his recently introduced bill that encourages the acceleration of the country`s atomic power program. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002586
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, Fisk University, 2
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1963-08-02
Abstract: This letter is one in a chain of correspondence between Senator Albert Gore and Fisk University`s Dean of Chapel, Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. The two men are discussing Senate Bill S-1731, proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002580
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Title: Letter on Tims Ford Project
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1965-07-23
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to the Mayor Clinton Swafford of Winchester, Tennessee. Gore outlines his position on the possible construction of Tims Ford Dam on the Elk River in Franklin County. The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering both the Tims Ford and Tellico Projects, and Gore explains that while he supports both, he will give Tellico the top priority.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002590
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Title: Memorandum to President on Atomic Energy
Author : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1958-11-19
Abstract: This document is a memorandum addressed to President Eisenhower from Senator Albert Gore. Gore explains what he believes to be the most important objectives to realize at the upcoming Geneva Conference on Nuclear Tests.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002587
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Title: TVA Speech
Speaker : Albert Gore, 1907-1998
Date Created: 1944-03-28
Abstract: In this speech, presented on the House floor, Representative Albert Gore discusses the importance of the Tennessee Valley Authority and both its positive impacts upon the war program and the lives of citizens living in the region. This speech was instigated by the recent adoption of an amendment to the TVA appropriations bill by the Senate, a change which Gore believes will "hamper both the hopes and prospects of the people" as well as negatively "change the basic character" of TVA.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002558
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Title: Letter on Joseph McCarthy, 1
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1908
Date Created: 1954-06-25
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen who disapproved of his stance concerning Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy`s congressional hearings. Gore briefly explains his views and thanks the citizen for her letter. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002576
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Title: Flag Day Address, Nashville
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1948
Date Created: 1945-06-17
Abstract: Representative Albert Gore, in this Flag Day address to the Nashville Elks, explains what he believes to be the symbolic meaning of the United States flag. He discusses how "freedom for everyone everywhere [was] gravely threatened" during the midst of World War II and how the American flag symbolizes the strength and resolve of "civilized mankind" to "rise up in its organized wrath and might" against those who threaten to "subjugate the world to a despotic will." At the conclusion of his speech, Gore reminds his listeners to be "humble and thankful" for the American philosophies of democracy and equality.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002545
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