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Title: Arthur Brooks
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1919 - 1925
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Arthur Brooks". In this picture, Arthur Brooks is wearing the uniform of a sergeant in the medical services of the U.S. Army during World War I.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: History
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002194
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Title: Hardeman County Training School
Photographer : Hooks Brothers
Date Created: 1929-11-28
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Hardeman County Training School". It is a picture of a Mortgage Burning celebration at the Hardeman County Training School. This African-American school would come to be the Allen-White High School. It was built with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund which was operated by Julius Rosenwald, CEO of Sears Roebuck Co..
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Allen-White High School
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002195
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Title: Images of Cal Johnson
Printer : unknown
Artist : Demick(?), David
Date Created: 1875 - 1922
Abstract: These two photographs, one drawing, and one business card all relate to Cal Johnson. Mr Johnson was born a slave in 1844 and eventually became very succesful financially. He made money in real estate, saloon ownership, and owning race horses. He donated money to build a fountain in a city park that Knoxville hand named in his honor in 1922.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002616
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Title: Alpha Kappa Alpha
Creator : Alpha Kappa Alpha
Date Created: 1926
Abstract: Members of an Early Alpha Kappa Alpha Soriority, Inc., Knoxville Chapter. First row seated, Left to Right: Edith Nowlin, Emma Stokes, Bonnie Brown, Elizabeth Bragg, Hazel Henderson, and Dorothy Nance. Second row seated, L to R: Alfredda Delaney, Margaret Carson, Edna LeFlore, Susie Davis, Olive Wallace, Sally McCclatchy, Sallie Carr and Augusta Hyatt. Third row Standing, L to R: Ozina Roberts, Lottie Gordon, Wilhelma Bishop, Modestine Young, Arnetta Wallace, Henri Green, Willard Daves, Laura Hardin, Mildred Henderson, and Mildred Ward. Forth Row Standing L to R: Mildred Netherland, Mable Walker, Ethel Downer, Arvella Pickett.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000452
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Title: Charles W. Cansler
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1930
Abstract: Professor Cansler was born near Maryville, Tennessee in 1871. He attended both Freedmen's Normal Institue and Maryille College. He became the first black railroad postal clerk in East Tennessee. At age 19 he passed the bar examination. After practicing law for two years, he became principal of Austin High and Knoxville Colored High Schools from 1912 to 1928. Professor Cansler organized the East Tennessee Association of Teachers in Colored Schools and was its first President. He was instrumental in obtaining funds for the Carnegie Library built in 1917 built on Vine Ave. for the African American community. Professor Cansler is the author of Three Generations, the story of a free Negro family in Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000454
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Title: An unidentified lady in the Browder Studios
Creator : Browder Studios
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: This is a portrait of an African American lady in a suit with a hat sitting in a fashionable-looking chair. Browder Studios was one of the most prominent photographic studios in Knoxville and Boyd Browder may be considered the most important black photographer in Knoxville, Tennessee during the early 20th century.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000456
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Title: John B. Elliot
Attributed name : Maryville College
Date Created: 1930
Abstract: This is a portrait of a young African American man in a suit. Verso side reads: John B. Elliot, Sullivan, W.V, Knoxville College, Class of 1930.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000457
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Title: Elizabeth Kyle-Hardy
Attributed name : Browder Studios
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: This portait photograph is believed to have been taken in knoxville. No other information is available.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002109
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Title: Willie Bell Douglas
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1922
Abstract: This is a graduation portrait of Willie Bell Douglas, showing a side view of her in cap and gown. Verso side reads: Willie Bell Douglas, class of 1922.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000458
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Title: The Cansler Family
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1910 - 1920
Abstract: This photograph shows the family standing on the porch and in front of the house for a family photograph. The Cansler family was very influential in the African-American community in Knoxville, Tennessee. When Mrs. Laura Cansler (formerly Laura Ann Scott) opened up a school for free blacks in 1864, she became the first black schoolteacher in Knoxville. Verso side of photograph reads: Cansler family 50th wedding anniversary, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000459
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Title: Henry Clay Evans
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1930
Abstract: Portrait of a young African American man in a suit from the side view. Verso side identifies this individual as Henry Clay Evans. This image is most likely a school photograph from Knoxville College or Maryville College in Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000460
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Title: Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Cansler, 50th wedding anniversary
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1910 - 1920
Abstract: Mr and Mrs. Hugh Lawson Cansler and their descendants were extremely influential in the African American community of Knoxville, Tennessee. Mrs. Cansler, Laura Ann Scott, was from Morganton, Virginia and Mr. Cansler was a wheelwright from Monroe County, Tennessee. Mrs. Cansler became Knoxville's first black school teacher in 1864, when she opened the Burnside school to educate free blacks. Verso side reads: Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Cansler on their 50th wedding anniversary.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000461
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Title: Maynard James and Harvey Allen
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: Photograph shows two young African American men dressed in suits and hats leaning against a fire hydrant on a busy street. Verso side reads: Maynard James (L) and Harvey Allen.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000462
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Title: Green School pupils
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: The pupils in this class picture range from all ages, approximately five to twelve years of age. The picture was taken on the steps of the Carnegie Library on Vine Avenue. Green School was one of the earlier schools established in Knoxville, Tennessee for the education of African American children in 1909.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000472
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Title: The Knoxville Gun Club
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1915 - 1920
Abstract: The Knoxville Gun Club poses with rifles in a field. The thirteen men are all well-dressed and standing: many wear ties and all of them wear hats. Some of the men have been identified on the back of the photo: 3 unidentified, Brewer, Keaton, Dr. Charles Boyd, 4 unidentified, Burke, Kennedy, and Glover, all well-known names in the local black community. There are at least five younger boys in the photograph. Two of them sit on the ground in front of the group, while the other three are either crouched or stand behind the group.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000473
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Title: Pupils of Heiskell Elementary School in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1911
Abstract: The photograph shows African American schoolchildren standing and kneeling for the picture, wtih the teacher on one side and a man with a drum on the other side. Verso side reads, "Heiskell School -- 1911, Mrs. Lula Enloe." Heiskell Elementary School was one of the first schools for African Americans in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee. It was built during the administration of Mayor Samuel G. Heiskell. The school was located on Campbell Street, between Georgia and Kentucky Streets
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000474
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Title: African American leaders in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: The five men in this picture who stand in front of Knoxville's Carnegie Library were prominent citizens in the black community. They are identified on the back of the photograph as: Jim Beck, postal clerk; Dr. Henry M. Green; Webster Porter, editor of the East Tennessee News; Joshua Cobb, teacher; and John Hoff, lawyer. The back of the photograph also notes that the Carnegie Library served Knoxville's black community from 1917 until the early 1960s.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000476
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Title: Mount Zion Baptist Church Women's Organization
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1870 - 1910
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Mount Zion Baptist Church Women's Organization".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002111
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Title: "Sunday afternoon group" photographs
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1920 - 1929
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two photographs of African American young adults, who called themselves the "Sunday afternoon group." The first photograph depicts the seven females of the group standing in front of the six males in the group, who sit atop a stone wall in front of a house. The women wear corset-style long dresses and large hats while the men wear suits and bowler hats. The second image depicts the group with the females on top of the wall, seated, while the males stand below them and look up at the women. These pictures were taken at a house on Cansler Street in Knoxville, Tennessee. The street was later renamed McGhee Street. On the back of the first photograph, the individuals are identified as follows: L-R, James Beck, William Brooks, Fritz Cansler, Dr. Charles Davis, and the last two individuals are unidentified. The women in the lower row are identified as: Myrtle Brook McGowan, "Hoss", unidentified, Mrs. Ida Woods, Mrs. Fritz Cansler (Porter), unidentified and Dolly Warren Baskerville.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001617
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Title: Negro Building at the Appalachian Exposition
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: The Negro Building was constructed by Knoxville College students at the 1910 Appalachian Exposition at Chilhowee Park.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002113
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Title: The staff of the Andrew Johnson Hotel
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1929
Abstract: This is a photograph of the 1929 staff at the Andrew Johnson Hotel. At the extreme left is young Raymond E. Stephens who was pastor of Logan Temple A.M.E. Zion from 1962-1970. Standing at the extreme right is William Andrew Johnson, an ex-slave freed by President Andrew Johnson in 1863. He stayed with the Johnson family in greeneville after he was freed. This photo was taken in 1929 when Hotel Andrew Johnson was new.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002114
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Title: Cross country travelers
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1914
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Cross country travelers". Written on the reverse side, "Mr. A.A. Felding and party after a tourist trip through the western United States. C. 1914. Individuals: (not in order) Walter Kennedy, Thurman Amerine, Mrs. A.A. Felding, Miss Maude Felding, Alonzo A. Felding."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002115
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Title: W.E.B. DuBois and others
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1914
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "W.E.B. DuBois and others". W.E.B. DuBois, one of the foounding members of the national NAACP, visited Knoxville in 1914. In the photograph from left to right are: C.W. Cansler, DuBois, Wiliam Yardley, W.M. Brooks, Rev. Black, Howard Carter, unidentified, Dr. S.M. Clark, Dr. J.H. Presnell, Rev. J. Byers, and unidentified.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002116
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Title: The James Derrick Band
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1927
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "The James Derrick Band". The James Derrick Band played at dances and played backup music for musical performancs that came through Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002124
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Title: Hayride
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1890 - 1930
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Hayride". On the reverse side is written, "A Hayride near the turn of the century was a very popular social outlet for Knoxvillians.".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002126
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