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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: kw: "Beck Cultural Exchange Center"


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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: 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: Photograph portraits of Arnetta G. Wallace
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1940 - 1980
Abstract: Mrs. Wallace worked in the Knoxville City school system and retired from Vine Junior High School. She was active in many civic, religions, social, and educational efforts in the city of Knoxville. She attended Knoxville College from her grade school education through her baccalaureate study. She earned two undergraduate degrees from Knoxville College in Foreign Language and Music. She was a leader in the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, serving as 14th International President from 1953-1958. Mrs. Wallace was a native of Knoxville.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001610
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Title: Tennessee Valley Elks Lodge, #1152
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1955 - 1965
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Tennessee Valley Elks Lodge, #1152". Seated L-R: unidentified, Charlie Jackson, fred Miller, Horace Hines, Leroy Henderson, James E. Derrick, C. Louie Armstrong, James Price, Robert martin, james Bartee. Standing L-R: unidentified, Boyd Stafford, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Ed Scott, unidentified, St. Clair Cobb, unidenntified, unidentified, Ralph Goss, Sr. unidentified, Jeff Ballentine.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002121
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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: Robert J. Booker
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1975
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two portraits of Robert J. Booker from the seventies era. Booker is a native of Knoxville, a veteran, and was the first African American elected to the Tennessee legislature from Knox County. Booker was first elected in 1966 and served three terms. Booker was also the first African American to serve as Administrative Assistant to the mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee beginning in 1972. Booker was the executive director of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center for sixteen years. He authored several books related to black culture in Knoxville, and wrote columns for the Knoxville Journal.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001611
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Title: Bijou theater ad on ox-drawn wagon
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Bijou theater ad on ox-drawn wagon". This picture was taken in front of the Knoxville Courthouse. The oxen and wagon were probably just for publicity. Please notice the truck and trolley tracks.
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=200800000002130
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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: Students of Green School in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1940 - 1950
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two images of African American students at the Green School in Knoxville. The first photograph depicts Green School students preparing for a parade outside the school. The first group of young students hold drums and instruments, the second set of students, some in safety patrol belts, hold signs that collectively say "Jack Sprat was like that he broke the rule of safely school so her he lies while ... cries." The last set of older students, well-dressed stand at the rear. The second image depicts pre-teen students in their seated in their desks in the classroom. The students smile for the camera as their teacher, Leon Nance, looks on. Green School is named for Dr. Henry M. Green and was established in 1909 on Payne Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee. Green School also served as Knoxville Colored High School from 1916 until 1928.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001614
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Title: Welcoming Etta Moten Barnett to Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1940 - 1950
Abstract: 1 tif Austin High School principal Thomas R. Davis (pictured foreground, left of center, outside the school), along with local students of all ages, welcomes to Knoxville s Vine Street of the 1940s the influential star of stage and screen, actress-singer Etta Moten Barnett (pictured center with flowers). Earlier that decade, Etta Moten had taken over the female lead in the revival of Porgy and Bess.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002474
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Title: Judges of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, c.1950
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1950
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Judges of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, c. 1950". William Hastie was born in Knoxville in 1904 and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1930. As part of his distinguished career in federal service, he was appointed to the Thrid Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia in 1949 by President Harry Truman.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002133
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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: Nikki Giovanni
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1970
Abstract: Nikki Giovanni attended Austin High School. She was an author, poet, recording artist, and lecturer. Giovanni is an advocate of social change and commitment. She was a Knoxville native and graduated of Fisk University in 1967. She has taught English and black studies at several colleges and has received numerous honors and awards.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000455
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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: 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: Students of Eastport Elementary School in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1957
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two class portraits from the Eastport School in 1957. The first photograph is of Teacher Marie Johnson's First Grade class. The group comprises nearly 45 African American students, assembled on the school's stairs and Ms. Johnson stands behind her students. The second image depicts a group of 28 sixth grade students at East Port School, with teacher Mrs. Macklin. Both photographs feature students standing in the front row with chalkboards with the grade and teacher written on them. Eastport School was established in 1905 on Fuller Avenue just outside the city limits of Knoxville, Tennessee. A new building for Eastport School was erected on Bethel Avenue in 1932.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001613
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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: The Vine Junior High School band room in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1958
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "The Vine Junior High School band room in Knoxville, Tennessee". The individuals are identified on the back of the photograph as follows. L-R: Band Director, S.C. Cobb; unidentified; Principal Leonard A. Jackson; music teacher, Arnetta G. Wallace, and a student.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002110
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Title: C. Louie Armstrong
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1950-1965
Abstract: In 1954 C. Louie Armstrong was elected to the Knox County Court in Tennessee. He served until 1960.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000467
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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: Girls Scouts
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1947
Abstract: This is a photograph of a Girl Scout troop at Camp Singleton near Knoxville, Tennessee, c. 1947.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002125
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Title: Austin Homes in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1950 - 1975
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Austin Homes in Knoxville, Tennessee". It appears to show the project site during its construction.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002119
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Title: Jimmy Baxter
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1975 - 1980
Abstract: Jimmie Baxter served as the first African American student body president at the University of Tennessee in 1969. He was also one of the first two undergraduates to be admitted into the university. He began serving as the Assistant United States Attorney for Tennessee in 1978.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000468
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Title: Copeland barber shop
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1920 - 1955
Abstract: This is a photograph of the interior of the Copeland barber shop in Knoxville, Tennesseee. This is one of the early African American owned business.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002117
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Title: The Gem Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1962
Abstract: This is a photograph of the Gem Theatre, at Vine and Central in knoxville, TN. It was one of two African American theatres in Knoxville during the segregationist period of 20th century. The Gem Theatre had a seating capacity of 800.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002118
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