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Title: Concert Program for Fisk Jubilee Singers of Nashville, Tenn. in Syracuse, N.Y.
Associated name : Fisk University Jubilee Singers
Creator : Rev. H. A. Merrill
Date Created: 1899-12-11
Abstract: 4 tifs. A program touting the Fisk University Jubilee Singers of Nashville, Tennessee as "Unsurpassed by Anything that has Ever Been Before the Public." The first page includes a photograph of the singers listing: Miss E. Bowman, Mr. G. E. Martin, John W. Work, A.M. conductor, Miss M.L. Grant, Mr. S.S. Carruthers, Miss I. M. Napier, Mr. A. E. Greenlaw, Mrs. Agnes M. Work, Chaperon, Rev. H. A, Merrill, Manager, Miss S. V. Hayes. The concert was to be held on December 11, at 8 p.m. in the Y.M.C.A. Hall in Syracuse, New York at a cost of 35 cents. The first page also includes a paragraph about the folk songs and the performance. The second page details the history, mission and recent press on the group. This group is the second incarnation of the Fisk University singers, which comprises nine singers, and their mission statement talks about the University and how the group is fundraising. The press letters includes testimonials about the group`s musical ability but also about their general demeanor. The third page is devoted to testimonials, mostly given by representatives from churches. The fourth page continues testimonials, but also includes the program consisting of two parts. The bottom of the pages lists Rev. H.A. Merrill as the manager and directs all letters to him at Fisk University. Handwritten at the bottom is the text "Encores were usually called for. Property of M.E. Sherrde."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Fisk Jubilee Singers
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003289
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Title: Twenty-sixth Annual Meeting of the White Cross League of Fisk University
Associated name : White Cross League of Fisk University
Date Created: 1915-04-18
Abstract: 4 tifs. A brochure for the White Cross League, a student organization at Fisk University, announcing their twenty-sixth annual meeting on April 18,1915 at the Fisk Memorial chapel at 3 p.m. The motto "My Strength is as the Strength of Ten Because my Heart is Pure" is printed at the bottom. The second page is the program of events, including songs, scripture readings, prayer, and an address by Dr. James I. Vance. It also lists the officers and executive committee. The third page provides a list of the active members and the White Cross Pledge, which is committed to respecting women and treating them as equals and "to use every possible way to fulfill the command, `Keep thyself pure.`" The final page is a poem titled "To-Day`s Demand," which reads like a prayer for men who have "strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands..." The White Cross league was an extracurricular club that was devoted to a religious purpose, while other extracurricular clubs at Fisk were literary or aimed at dramatics.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Vault
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003292
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Title: Beersheba Springs Fiddle and Bow
Artist : J Smith
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: This fiddle and bow were made by Mr. J. Smith in the early 1900's in Beersheba Springs, Tennessee. Notice how rudimentary the tuning pegs and "f" holes are.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000498
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Title: Banjo from Roane County, Tennessee
Artist : unknown
Date Created: 1850 - 1930
Abstract: This five-string banjo is made in a primitive style. It has no frets and the drum-like head is believed to be made of cathide. The hide is merely stretched over the rim and tacked. The neck is made of walnut. The banjo comes from Roane County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000499
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Title: Burchett Mullins Banjo
Artist : Burchcett Mullins
Date Created: 1850 - 1920
Abstract: The banjo was made in Hancock County, Tennessee by Burchett Mullins. The rim is made from a corn sifter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000500
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Title: Ed Sherwood Baby Banjo
Artist : Ed Sherwood
Date Created: 1850 - 1920
Abstract: This banjo was made by Ed Sherwood from the Limestone community in Tennessee. The drum-like head of this banjo is made from groundhog skin.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000501
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Title: Two Dulcimers
Artist : Jacob Michael Neff
Date Created: 1850 - 1930
Abstract: These two dulcimers both have similar S-shaped carvings ("f holes") in the body, but the ones on the Cumberland Mountain dulcimer is older and more primitive in shape. The Jacob Michael Neff dulcimer also has 4-pronged flowerlike carvings towards the pegbox. The Neff dulcimer is much sleeker and has more pointed ends than the Cumberland Mountain dulcimer which has more robust and boxier shape. The Cumberland Mountain dulcimer was found in Putnam County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000502
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Title: A Hammered Dulcimer
Artist : unknown
Date Created: 1850 - 1920
Abstract: This hammered dulcimer comes from Washington County, Tennessee. It is rectangular in shape and made of pine. There are two bridges are arranged in a trapazoidal pattern and two sound holes in the shape of teardrops.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000503
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Title: Two Mandolins
Artist : Pitney Shaw
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: The tobacco box mandolin was made in Greeneville, Tennessee by Pitney Shaw in the early 20th century. The head is rectangular in shape as opposed to the head of the tear-drop mandolin mounted below.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000504
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Title: Medicine Carrying Case
Owner : Cas Wilson , 1891-1956
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: This is the leather satchel carried by Dr. Cas Wilson when he practiced medicine at the age of twenty-two in and around the nearby village of old Loyston, Tennessee. The carrying case contains 87 vials, bottles, and cans of medicine, including a variety of pills. Mr. Wilson received his medical degree from the Memphis School of Medicine in 1913.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000505
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Title: Tobacco Hogshead
Attributed name : Joe Wallace
Date Created: 1850 - 1950
Abstract: A Tobacco hogshead from an early Greenville, Tennessee tobacco warehouse. A tobacco hogshead was used to transport and store tobacco. Beside and above the hogshead are other assorted barrels and buckets.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000509
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Title: Beehive from Carter County, Tennessee
Creator : unknown
Date Created: 1850 - 1950
Abstract: A rare bee hive from Carter Country, Tennessee. It has 9 square sections with glass windows, and cabinets that can cover them from view.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000513
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Title: The Joe Diehl sawmill
Architect : Joe Diehl
Date Created: 1880 - 1940
Abstract: 1 tifstill being occassionally used at the Museum of Appalachia in 2007 to saw logs into lumber
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000523
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Title: Agricultural Special Train
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1912-08-23
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Agricultural Special Train". the picture was taken near Ashland City. The train was operated by the Department of Agriculture and the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway. The N.C.andSt.L. Railway president John W. Thomas, a native Tennessean and former farm boy, worked to help promote agriculture, including the "Agricultural Special" in cooperation with the Tennessee Dept of Agriculturea nd the UT Agricultural Extension Service. The different cars had different things; Car No 1: Farm Crop Car, 2. Fruits, Vegs and Apiary ; 3. Livestock ; 4. Health Car - with the Pure Food and Drugs Inspector ; 5. Education Car w/ Ag Supervisor of High Schools, 6. Domestic Science and Dairy ; 7. Platform car for livestock demonstrations and general lectures ; 8. Dining Car (Mrs. John W. Thomas) 9. Sleeping Car.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Agricultural Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002257
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Title: Stringing Up Seed Corn
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1880 - 1930
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Stringing Up Seed Corn". The picture shows two men stringing up corn.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Agricultural Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002258
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Title: Tennessee State Fair
Donor : Allen Davis
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Tennessee State Fair".The picture shows a large display of fruits (apples and others?) at the Tennessee State Fair in 1920. The fruits were arranged by color to spell out "TENN."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Agricultural Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002259
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Title: Man with Two Mules
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1900 - 1940
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Man with Two Mules". The picture shows a man dressed in a suit holding two mules. The background appears to be either a large farm, or perhaps a county or state fairgrounds.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Agricultural Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002174
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Title: Tree where Sam Davis was executed, East Hill, Pulaski, Tenn. 1-2-304
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Tree where Sam Davis was executed, East Hill, Pulaski, Tenn. 1-2-304". The picture is of the place where Sam Davis was executed. Sam David, a Confederate Scout of the Civil War, was executed at age 21 as a spy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002269
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Title: 2861 - Martin College for Young Ladies, Pulaski, Tenn.
Publisher : Curt Teich and Company, Chicago
Recipient : Abernathy, Mrs. T.A.
Date Created: 1907-05-07
Abstract: 2 tifs. A colored photograph of the Martin College for Young Ladies in Pulaski, Tennessee. The card features one of the school's buildings, in the Beaux-Arts style. Below the image the message "Do wish I could be with you. [unknown]...this time." The card was sent to Mrs. T.A. Abernathy of Memphis, Tennessee. There is no room for a message on the back, with the time stamp Pulaski, Tennessee May 7, 4 pm, 1907. It was printed by the TC co. of Chicago. It was sent on a green one cent stamp featuring Benjamin Franklin. The college was founded due to the 1870 endowment of Thomas Martin upon his death. Martin college in Pulaski was chartered in 1872, and built in 1873. The grounds originally covered eight acres and cost $30,000. The school operated as four-year boarding college for women, and became Martin college in 1905 after it became property of the Methodist Church. In 1938 it became co-educational; was integrated in 1966 and accredited in 1995.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001644
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Title: Park, Pulaski, Tenn.
Recipient : Jewell Shelby
Author : James Oakley
Date Created: 1890 - 1930
Abstract: 2 tifs. A black and white postcard of the Park in Pulaski, Tennessee. The image shows a large crows around a central square. A covered seating area is seen in the distance and houses are above the scene in the hills. The words Park, Pulaski, Tenn. is written in red ink above the photograph. The verso note reads, "Hello how are you by this time fine I guess I am alright. Address [unknown] Pulaski, Tn R#3 and I will get it [unknown] will have it to give and for [unknown] sooner. by by James Oakley." It was sent to Miss Jewell Shelby in Wood Lawn Tennessee, and the time stamp reads Pulaski, Tenn. May 14, 4pm. It was sent with a green Benjamin Frankin one cent stamp and printed in Germany.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001648
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Title: Gravestone cross of Albert Davis, Pvt. 521 Engrs. Tennessee, Nov. 14, 1918
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1945
Abstract: Gravestones shaped as crosses in the World War I cemetery in Thiaucourt, France. The gravestone highlighted reads "Albert Davis, Pvt. 521 Engrs. Tennessee, Nov. 14, 1918." The cemetery in Thiaucourt, France commemorates the death of more than 4,000 American military during World War I. The majority of the casualties buried here were involved in the first American battle in the war, which was the successful effort to extricate Germans from the French town near Paris.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Gaskell Warren Collection
Contributing Institution: Cookeville History Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000555
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Title: Faculty of The Athenaeum
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1908 - 1915
Abstract: A photograph of the faculty of the Athenaeum Rectory, circa 1908 - 1915.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Athenaeum Rectory
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000599
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Title: Martin Family Still
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: Photograph of men operating a still. Donated by Hugh Martin. Left to Right- Lex Rippetoe, Leo Martin (on barrel), Jim Martin, Bill Martin (in back), Jack Henry Martin (in front) second listing identified the people Dan Martin, Jim Martin, Bill Martin, and Bedford Martin.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fred Lucius Haile Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000603
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Title: Draper's Store
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1900 - 1930
Abstract: Photograph of Draper's Store
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fred Lucius Haile Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000604
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Title: Dixie Brown`s Report Card
Signer : A.B. Simpson
Date Created: 1924-02-15
Abstract: Report card from Jackson County Central High School in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Instead of a grade for many classes, it gives "class standing" amongst the total pupils in class. She studied spelling, history, grammar, algebra, Latin, composition and sewing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fred Lucius Haile Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003407
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