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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.5"


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Title: Note about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Author : Frank Holloman
Date Created: 1986-04-04
Abstract: Note from Holloman`s desk describing the trajectory of the bullet that killed Dr. King.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001904
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Title: Suffragettes and Suffragettism
Author : A. A. Lyon
Date Created: 1915-09
Abstract: Written by a Nashville physician and suffrage opponent after the National American Woman Suffrage Association met in Nashville in 1914, this anti-suffrage pamphlet contains Lyon`s opinions of the suffragettes and his rationalization for limited suffrage and political involvement for women. Among his arguments against woman suffrage are assertions that many women will only vote as men tell them and that universal suffrage will "enfranchies four or five million negresses."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001605
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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 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 Voting Rights, 1965
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1965-03-25
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on the recent violence in Selma, Alabama. On March 7, 1965, civil rights marchers protesting restrictive voting laws for blacks in Selma were attacked by state troopers and local authorities.
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=200700000002565
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Title: Letter on Ole Miss Incident
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1962-10-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted him with their thoughts regarding developments at the University of Mississippi. Outraged college students and citizens rioted on September 20, 1962, in reaction to desegregation attempts on campus. Two people died as a result of the events.
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=200700000002560
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Title: Letter on Law and Order, 2
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-07-11
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about gun control legislation and protection against rioters and marchers. Gore briefly explains his views in respect to the "recently approved anti-crime bill" in this 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=200700000002575
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Title: Letter on 1963 Civil Rights
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1963-06-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean who contacted the senator with his views on Civil Rights legislation.
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=200700000002561
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Title: American Nationalist
Publisher : American Nationalist Party
Date Created: 1952 - 1960
Abstract: This is a flyer from a white supremacist, anti-integration group in California. This flyer warns of the "plot to impose `Black Supremacy` upon the South".
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=200800000003245
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Title: [Letter] 1850 Jul. 17 [to] Alex[ander D. Coffee]
Author : Andrew Jackson Coffee
Recipient : Alexander D. Coffee
Date Created: 1850-07-17
Abstract: This document is a letter written from Andrew Jackson Coffee to his brother Alexander D. Coffee, dated July 17, 1850. The letter speaks of family matters, such as taking over guardianship of their nephew, John Coffee, and the birth of Andrew`s new son. The letter also speaks of events going on in the country, such as General Taylor`s death, disputes over the boundary line of Texas, and the prediction by Andrew that a Civil War is imminent if the South does not get to keep its rights to owning slaves.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Andrew Jackson Coffee Family Papers, 1833-1903
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003137
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Title: Anonymous in Memphis, Tennessee, to Dalstrom, Edwin in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : anonymous
Recipient : Edward Dalstrom
Date Created: 1958-07-01
Abstract: A citizen complaining about "negro" families moving into the Glenview Community of Memphis. The letter threatens to withhold support from the Urban League of which Dalstrom was Chairman.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000799
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Title: Where There's a Will, There's a Way
Illustrator : Armelee
Date Created: 1920-08-10
Abstract: This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee leaping over a wooden fence (constitutional technicalities) to come to the aid of a young woman (suffrage)stranded on a rock (35th state) while attempting to cross a stream (strong opposition) and reach the other side (36th state). A caption in the upper left corner proclaims "What does one care for a high fence and deep water, when such an opportunity presents itself."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001450
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Title: Letter, March 26 A.D. 1965, Memphis, Tenn. to Warren
Correspondent : Arnold Blain
Date Created: 1965-03-26
Abstract: This letter describes the experiences of Arnold Blain and John Wesley at the Montgomery March in Montgomery, Alabama. The letter was written the day after the march. The men travelled to Montgomery from Memphis. A note is attached to the letter. It was written by Selma Lewis and addressed to Jim Johnson at the history department of the Memphis Public Library. Mrs. Lewis provided this photocopy of the letter to the library. The note provides brief biographical information on both men. The note is dated "1/5/89."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001906
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Title: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer
Author : Association of Citizens` Councils of Mississippi
Date Created: 1954
Abstract: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer presenting venereal disease statistics in order to claim that integration would be harmful to whites. There is a story about integration hurting schools on the back side. The Association of Citizens` Councils was a pro-white, anti-integration organization founded in Mississippi in 1954.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Dalton Segregation Documents
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001029
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Title: Is segregation unchristian?
Author : Association of Citizens` Councils of Mississippi
Date Created: 1954
Abstract: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer presenting biblical quotations in order to claim that segregation is consistent with the tenets of Christianity. The Association of Citizens` Councils was a pro-white, anti-integration organization founded in Mississippi in 1954.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Dalton Segregation Documents
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001030
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-07-15
Abstract: Lewis laments the physical danger that face Unionists. He suggests fighting back against the "Ku Klux." Lewis also discusses political difficulties and who will win the African-American vote.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001513
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Title: [Letter] 1831 Feb. 6, Nashville [to] Susan Gallagher, Bangor Maine
Author : Baynard J Snowden
Recipient : Susan Gallagher
Date Created: 2008-07-30
Abstract: This is a letter dated February 6, 1831 to Susan Gallagher from her brother J. Baynard Snowden of Nashville, Tennessee. Snowden writes of a friend moving to Cincinnati, Ohio in order to protect his children from the effects of slavery. He also writes that he dined with President Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: R. B. Snowden Family Papers, 1807-1950
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003138
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Title: Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee, AL, to R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Booker T. Washington
Date Created: 1912-09-09
Abstract: A letter from Booker T. Washington to R. R. Church, Jr. expressing his condolences for the death of his father, "a strong man." Mr. Washington goes on to say that he is encouraged that he will "reflect credit upon his [sic] father," and continue to advance the cause of African Americans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003299
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Title: Slave Valuation
Associated name : Boulton, Charles
Creator : McClarin, John
Date Created: 1857-09-08
Abstract: An appraisal of the slaves belonging to the Estate of Charles Boulton that lists 13 slaves with supposed ages and estimated values including 3 men, 2 women, 4 boys and 4 girls with eight being under the age of 18. John McClarin is the appraiser and states that the heirs of the estate should sell, since it would be difficult to divide them into 11 shares.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002766
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Title: C.P. Simonton in Covington, TN, to Sue S. White in Washington, D.C.
Author : C. P. Simonton
Date Created: 1919-05-06
Abstract: Simonton wrote this letter to Sue S. White, Chairman of the Tennessee Branch of the National Woman`s Party, with a poem about women`s suffrage.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003231
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Title: C.P. Simonton in Covington, TN, to John F. Shafroth in Washington, D.C.
Author : C. P. Simonton
Date Created: 1919-02-07
Abstract: Shafroth was a Democratic Senator from Colorado. He was one of several politcians to which Simonton sent poems related to political issues. This letter addresses the women`s sufferage ammendment.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001667
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Title: Press release on legal wrangling after ratification of the 19th Amendment
Author : National American Woman Suffrage Association
Author : Carrie Chapman Catt, 1859-1947
Date Created: 1920-09-23
Abstract: This press release contains a 2 page statement by Carrie Chapman Catt about the machinations of the anti-suffragists to derail the ratification of the 19th Amendment by the Tennessee legislature. She refutes their constitutional arguments, calling their efforts "merely filibustering tactics" that were "subversive of majority rule."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001600
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Title: Charles Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-03-07
Abstract: Charles writes to his brother about the arrest of a member of the Klan and the violence that followed. He describes a very tense and dramatic scene at The Memphis Post that resulted from the report of this arrest. He states his desire to get away from the violence and relocate to the North. The letter is written on letterhead from
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001514
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Title: The truth about Columbia Tennessee cases
Author : Southern Conference for Human Welfare
Author of introduction : Clark H. Foreman, 1902-1977
Date Created: 1946
Abstract: This pamphlet presents the results of an investigation into a race-related incident that happened in Columbian, Tennessee on February 25, 1946 by the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. The incident reportedly involved the arrest and abuse by police officials of approximately 100 African-Americans who prevented the lynching of a young African-American Navy veteran.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001553
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Title: Courting Colonel Tennessee
Illustrator : Clubb
Date Created: 1920-08-11
Abstract: This political cartoon shows a harried Colonel Tennessee on a sofa, his hat on the floor, upturned with its brim labeled 'Tennessee Legislature.' Two young women sit on either side of the Colonel, vying for his attention. One represents 'suffrage' and the other 'anti-suffrage.' A sign tacked up on the wall behind them says 'Special Session,' as the legislature of Tennessee was meeting at the time to decide upon the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001453
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