Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.23"


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Title: [Minutes of Rail Road meeting] 1836 June 28
Author; Signer : A.C. Eaton
Date Created: 1836-06-28
Abstract: This document is the minutes from a railroad meeting dated June 28, 1836. Four delegates were chosen to attend a convention to be held in Knoxville, Tennessee on July 4th 1837. Delegates from all over the United States would then discuss the construction of a railroad from Cincinnati, Ohio to Charleston, South Carolina.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002988
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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 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: 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: 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 Highway Bill
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1955-05-27
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean who contacted the senator about the proposed Highway Bill (Senate Bill 1048).
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=200700000002566
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Title: Communism in the TVA
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1947-02-10
Abstract: Congressman Albert Gore addresses the House of Representatives, challenging a claim made by a Georgia congressional representative that the Tennessee Valley Authority is "a hotbed of communism." Gore points out that a previous governmental investigation of the TVA found no evidence to support the Georgian`s claims. While he is in full support of expelling "subversive elements in the Government," Congressman Gore warns against making outrageous accusations about "innocent, patriotic American citizens."
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=200700000002523
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Title: 1838 Nov. 5, Ross` Landing, Ten[nessee] [to] Mr. C[harles] F. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama]
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1838-11-05
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 5, 1838, from Albert S. Lenoir at Ross` Landing, Tennessee to his brother-in-law Charles Frederick Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. Albert discusses his personal business and that of the family, and he also talks of going soon to Roane County. He also mentions the building of a Georgia railroad.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002975
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Title: 1839 Dec. 24, Mouth of Sweet Water [to] Charles Welcker, Laurel Banks, Roane Co[unty, Tennessee]
Author : Albert S. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles Welcker
Date Created: 1839-12-24
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 24, 1839, from Albert S. Lenoir to his brother-in-law Charles F. Welcker in Roane County, Tennessee. Lenoir writes to inform Welcker that his sister, Lenoir`s wife, Catherine, had just given birth to a baby boy. Both mother and child were in fine health. He also briefly mentions that he hopes the Georgia railroad will extend to Chattanooga.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002982
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Title: The Levee at Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Alex Simplot
Date Created: 1862-07-05
Abstract: Two sketches from the magazine Harper's Weekly. The first is titled "The Levee at Memphis, Tenn.--Hauling Sugar and Cotton from their Hiding-Places for Shipment North." The second, "General View of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee" was sketched by Dr. B. Howard.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Prints from Harpers Weekly Newspaper and Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002819
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Title: Two columns of troops marching with Wright flyer seen overhead
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1877-1941
Date Created: 1916 - 1918
Abstract: This photograph shows two columns of troops, possibly French, marching during World War I. There is a Wright flyer flying above the town towards which they march.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001385
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Title: F.H.Q. and ambulance arriving at the Chateau with wounded
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1916 - 1918
Abstract: In this photograph, an American Red Cross ambulance arrives with wounded people at a French chateau during World War I.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001384
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Title: Motor Corps, National League for Woman's Service during World War I
Photographer : Anne Rankin Porterfield, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1916 - 1918
Abstract: Anne Porterfield Rankin took numerous photographs during World War I. This photograph shows women contributing to the war effort through their participation in the Motor Corps. The license plate of the vehicle is from New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001382
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Title: Bryan Memorial University Campaign
Creator : Bryan College
Date Created: 1925 - 1926
Abstract: This is a campaign for the creation of Bryan Memorial University, or Bryan College. Their target is to raise 5 million dollars, half for equipment, half towards an endowment. Their strategy is to appeal to fundamentalists across the nation who were moved by the Scopes trial, of which William Jennings Bryan was their advocate. It includes a 2 page layout of a sketch of the proposed plans for a campus.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bryan College Collection
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003345
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Title: Barracks C, Co. 297, Loyston, Tennessee
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: Photograph of the Barracks "C" at the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Co. 297, Loyston, Tennessee
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001357
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Title: Clinch River before land was cleared for Norris Dam
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: This photograph shows the landscape along the Clinch River near Norris and Loyston, Tennessee before the land was cleared and flooded by Norris Dam. Civilian Conservation Corps Co. 297 in Loyston, Tennessee worked on this project.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001361
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Title: Sign at Entrance of Civilian Conservation Corps Camp, Co. 297, Loyston, Tennessee
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: Wooden C.C.C. Camp entrance sign of Company 297, in Loyston, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001355
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Title: Co. 284, Coal Creek, Tenn. the day after fire destroyed the camp
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: This photograph shows the ruins of some of the C.C.C. Company 284 camp buildings at Coal Creek, Tennessee. There are rows of charred metal bed frames in the foreground.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001358
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Title: C.C.C. Camp from Ridge in back of Co. 297
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: View looking down at the C.C.C. camp, Company 297, in Loyston, Tennessee in 1934
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001356
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Title: Big Ridge Dam, Loyston, Tennessee almost completed
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934 - 1935
Abstract: This photograph shows the Big Ridge Dam, near completion, in Loyston, Tennessee. According to the writing on the back of the photo, it was built by Co. 297 in late 1934 and early 1935.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001363
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Title: Clinch River above Loyston, Tennessee before TVA cleared the land
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: This photograph shows the Clinch River above Loyston, Tennessee before TVA cleared the land for Norris Dam.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001362
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Title: Reservoir for town of Norris, Tennessee. Stonework done by Co. 297
Photographer : C. Frykholm
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: This photograph shows the reservoir for town of Norris, Tennessee, for which the stonework done by Co. 297 of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001359
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Title: Gordon, C.H. in Knoxville, Tennessee to R.T. Brewer in Johnson City, Tennessee
Attributed name : C. H. Gordon
Attributed name : R. T. Brewer
Date Created: 1910-06-20
Abstract: The letter is written to R. T. Brewer, the Industrial Agent of the Clinchfield Route of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway, from C. H. Gordon, Associate State Geologist Chief, Department of Mines and Minerals. The letter expresses gratitude to the railway for providing minerals found along the line for exhibition at the Exposition. C. H. Gordon also requests cement and marble samples. Page 2 includes information for exhibits of minerals and an entry form for general and individual exhibits.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002627
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Title: McGhee, C.M. in New York, New York to Temple, O.P.
Author : C. M. McGhee
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-09-12
Abstract: Replying to Temple, he would like to see a good road made out of Kingston Pike. McGhee will lend $500.00 for improvement if can be done for certain sum and all secured.
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=200800000000761
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Title: C.T. Mandel in Johnson City, Tennessee to Mr. Campion
Attributed name : C. T. Mandel
Attributed name : J. J. Campion
Date Created: 1910-05-11
Abstract: This letter was written in favor of reduced passenger fares to the Appalachian Exposition of 1910 held in Knoxville, Tennessee, as requested and proposed by William J. Oliver, President of the Appalachian Exposition.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002626
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