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Title: burned courthouse
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: A courthouse in Maryville, Tennessee that has burned to the ground. All that remains in the photograph are a few outer walls. The rest is all rocks and rubble.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: McKenzie Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000317
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Title: Drake's Mill
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: A photograph of Drake's Mill. A man stands upon the giant wheel of a mill, most likely a sawmill, and another man stands at the base. Something must have happened to the left before the picture was taken, because both men look off in the same direction.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: McKenzie Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000318
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Title: Property Schedule of R. R. & A. S. Church
Signer : R.R. Church
Date Created: 1920 - 1928
Abstract: This property schedule of R.R. & A.S. Church lists 11 properties owned, including address, description, and price. The two farms are listed according to their acreage. There is a note at the bottom explaining that one of the farms has a debt of 12,800 dollars which "does not mature until 1928." The offices of R.R. Church were located on 392 Beale Avenue, in Memphis, Tennessee.
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=200800000003298
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Title: Bingham, D.H.K. in Ardmore, Indian Territory, to Church, R.R. Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : D. H.K. Bingham
Recipient : R. R. Church
Date Created: 1904-05-16
Abstract: Bingham compliments Church for donating $1000 to a Confederate Reunion in Memphis, despite controversy. Then requests to money to travel to Memphis and explain his plan for making a million dollars and "Remove, our, Race`s troubles."
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=200800000000790
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Title: Reports of President and Cashier, Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Author : Robert Reed Church
Author : Harry H. Pace
Associated name : Solvent Savings Bank and Trust
Date Created: 1910-03-08
Abstract: A report on the state of Solvent Savings Bank, the first "Negro" bank in Memphis. Its founder and president was Robert Reed Church.
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=200700000002667
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Title: Clergy of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, to President J. A. Garfield, in Washington, D.C.
Author : Clergy of Memphis
Recipient : James A. Garfield, 1831-1881
Associated name : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1881-06-11
Abstract: A letter, signed by several members of the Memphis clergy, petitioning the President to appoint Robert Reed Church as Post-Master for the city of Memphis.
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=200800000000791
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Title: Delegate's ticket to the Republican National Convention
Printer : E. A. Wright
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: Robert Reed Church's ticket to the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia on June 19, 1900.
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=200800000001524
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Title: Guest's Ticket to the Republican National Convention
Printer : Woodward and Tiernan Printing Company, St. Louis
Date Created: 1896
Abstract: Robert Reed Church's guest ticket to the Republican National Convention in St. Louis on June 16, 1896.
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=200800000001525
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Title: Terrell, Robert H. in Washington, D.C., to Church, R.R. Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Robert H. Terrell, 1857-1925
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1898-02-19
Abstract: A letter from Church`s son-in-law drescribing the speech his daughter, Mary Eliza Church, gave before the Woman`s Suffrage Convention in Washington, D.C..
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=200800000000792
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1904-02-22
Abstract: A from letter Ida B. Wells-Barnett asking for another loan to continue "the work I have had to do for the race."
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=200800000000793
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1912-09-09
Abstract: A letter offering sympathy on the death of R. R. Church Sr..
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=200800000000794
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Title: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. in Chicago, Illinois, to Church, R.R. Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1862-1931
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1918-08-30
Abstract: A letter from Wells-Barnett asking for a loan, and also telling the story of the first time R. R. Church, Sr. helped her financially. She writes, "If I had not given my life, and all I could earn to help this race of ours, I would not need to ask such a favor of anyone."
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=200800000000795
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Title: Invitation to the opening of Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Creator : Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Date Created: 1906
Abstract: Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company was the first African-American owned bank in Memphis. The founder and first president was R. R. Church, Sr..
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=200800000001022
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Title: Terrell, Robert H. in Washington, D.C., to Church, R.R. Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Robert H. Terrell, 1857-1925
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Associated name : Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1872-1906
Date Created: 1897-11-03
Abstract: The letter discusses renting a Church owned house in Washington to the poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar. Robert also inquires about the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis.
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=200800000000796
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Title: National-American Woman Suffrage Association in New York, NY, to the National Presidential Convention of 1900
Author : National American Woman Suffrage Association
Associated name : Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902
Associated name : Susan B. Anthony, 1820-1906
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: An open letter to the National Presidential Convention of 1900 requesting the abolition of disfranchisement based "on account of Sex." The letter is signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, and several other members of the National-American Woman Suffrage Association.
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=200800000001023
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Title: Hynson, R.R.B. in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, to Church, Robert Reed Sr.
Author : R. R.B. Hynson
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1901-02-17
Abstract: In response to a request from R. R. Church, Sr., Mr. Hynson recounts the history of Church`s family as they were bought and sold as slaves - by the Hynson family. "Sometime between the years 1800 and 1810 there landed on Norfolk Va a ship load of African slaves to be sold."
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=200800000000797
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Title: Defense Of The Negro
Author : John H. Grant
Date Created: 1903
Abstract: A pamphlet written in response to a racist editorial in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The editorial claimed that "negro suffrage was a failure." Rev. J.H. Grant was pastor of Avery Chapel A.M.E. Church in Memphis, TN.
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=200700000002668
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Title: Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee, AL, to R. R. Church, Sr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1911-02-20
Abstract: A letter thanking Church for a donation to The Fortune Testimonial Fund.
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=200800000001024
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Title: National Negro Business League Membership certificate
Creator : National Negro Business League (U.S.)
Assignee : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Associated name : Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: A certificate of membership to the National Negro Business League for R. R. Church, Sr.. It is number 57, and states that he paid a $25 membership fee. It is signed by Booker T. Washington, Emmett Scott, and J. C. Napier.
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=200800000001025
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Title: The Moon
Editor : W. E.B. DuBois, 1868-1963
Publisher : H. H. Pace
Publisher : Ed L. Simon
Date Created: 1906-01-13
Abstract: The Moon was edited by W. E. B. DuBois while he was living in Atlanta, Ga.. The magazine was published in Memphis, TN, by Ed. L. Simon and Company who were located at 358 Beale Street. Thier manager was H. H. Pace who also worked for R. R. Church, Sr. at the Sovent Savings Bank and Trust.
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=200700000002669
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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: List of Afro-American Employees in the United States Government
Compiler : R.R. Church, Jr.
Date Created: 1912-07-01
Abstract: Several lists, apparently drawn up by R. R. Church, Jr., of Afro-Americans employeed by the United States Government, including their salaries. The lists are dated July 1, 1912.
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=200800000003300
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Title: Will H. Hays in Washington, D.C., to President Warren G. Harding in Washington, D.C.
Author : Will H. Hays
Date Created: 1921-04-27
Abstract: A letter from the chairmen of the Republican National Convention advising the president, Warren G. Harding, that R. R. Church, Jr., of Memphis, TN, is the best man to contact when the issue of "colored patronage" arises.
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=200800000003301
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Title: Open Letter from the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Author : The Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Date Created: 1916 - 1921
Abstract: The letter announces a convention to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, held by the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee. The purpose of the convention was to state the political grievances of African Americans as seen by the LRL. It is signed by committee members Robert R. Church, Jr., Walter L. Cohen, and Roscoe C. Simmons.
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=200800000003302
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Title: Platform of the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Author : The Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Date Created: 1916-09-08
Abstract: A pamphlet describing the newly adopted political platform of the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee. R. R. Church, Jr. was the chairman and founder. The platform was adopted September 8th, 1916 in a mass meeting assembled in Memphis, Tennessee. It begins, "as republicans we reassert our devotion to the Party that made the nation free against the party that sought to keep slavery [sic]." Among the topics on the platform are the condemnation of Jim Crow laws and lynching.
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=200800000003303
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