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


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Title: Firemen
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1952
Abstract: This photograph is Titled, "Firemen". On the reverse is written, "Firemen training for first black uniformed company, 1952. [Knoxville, Tennessee]".
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=200800000002122
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Title: Alfredda Charlotte Delaney
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1970
Abstract: Alfredda Charlotte Delaney, retired Knoxville City School teacher, was active in many civic affairs. Her major involvements were with the Mechanicsville Citizens for a Better Community, Solutions to Issues of Concern to Knoxvillians (SICK), the Mayor's Task Force for Revitalization of Mechanicsville, and the Knoxville Beautification Board. A native of Knoxville, Miss Delaney earned her bachelor's degree at Knoxville College and did graduate work at TSU, Columbia University and The University of Tennessee. Among the many honors she has received are the Mayor's Certificate of Appreciation for community service (1979), honorary membership in the TN House of Representatives (1984), the Golden Apple Award for Teachers (1986), and thhe Presidential Citation from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (1986). Throughout her distinquished career, Ms. Delaney has been a community activist, and champition of equal opportunity in public and higher education.
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=200800000000453
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Title: Fleet of A.R. Wheeler and Son Funeral Home
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1941
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Fleet of A.R. Wheeler and Son Funeral Home". Written on the reverse side, " Fleet of A.R. Wheler, 1941. Wheeler Undertaking Co. Vine Ave. In the background: E. Vine Ave. Methodist Church, Odd Fellows Hall, Old Congregation Church, Presnell Building."
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=200800000002132
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Title: The Knoxville Colored Orphanage and Board of Directors
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1919 - 1950
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two photographs of the Knoxville Colored Orphanage and their board of directors. In the first photograph, the six member board of directors stands in front of a home, with James and Ethel Beck standing at either end of the group. The second image is a damaged photograph of a person interacting with animals, while a woman looks on outside a fence. It was taken of the farm at the orphanage. The children at the Knoxville Colored Orphanage attended public school and worked on-site at the orphanage. James and Ethel Beck were two of the most influential members of Knoxville's black community beginning in the 1920's. They helped to establish the Knoxville Colored Orphanage in 1919, and the project took off when Ethel was elected to head the board. In 1941 the school was re-named the Ethel Beck Home for Children in her honor, but closed in the early fifties.
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=200800000001616
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Title: The Green School Faculty in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: Green School was constructed on Payne Ave. in Knoxville, Tennessee in the year 1909. It was named for Dr. Harry M. Green. The Green School faculty in this picture are identified on the back of this photo. Front L-R: Arnetta Wallace, Sadye Burge, unidentified, Lois Kelly. 2nd row: O.T. Hogue, James Hardy, Lottie Gordon, Charles Pearcy, Leonard Jackson, Leon Nance. 3rd row: Sallie McClatchey, unidentified, unidentified, Dorothy Nance. Back row: unidentified, unidentified, Margaret Carson, Nora T.Jackson, Almeda Ford.
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=200800000000471
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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: Knoxville Giants baseball team
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1936
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Knoxville Giants baseball team".
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=200800000002123
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Title: Fred Logan
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1970 - 1985
Abstract: Verso said reads: "Fred Logan, For over 50 years, Mr. Logan owned various night clubs in Knoxville and promoted shows featuring some of the biggest personalities in show business." These personalities included such artists as Ella Fitzgerald and Fats Domino. Fred Logan opened his first club on Gay Street in the late 1930s.
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=200800000000469
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Title: Johnny Davis
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1970
Abstract: Verso side reads: Johnny Davis, Constitutional Convention Delegate, 1970
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=200800000000464
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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: 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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Title: Cruising to the 1910 Appalachian Exposition
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: This photograph is titled, 'Cruising to the Appalachian Exposition. Describe image and give a sentence or 2 of Appalachian exposition". Concider the image presented by these visitors to the fair with the starkly absurd image presented by the fliers foe the Appalachian Exposition showing African-Americans picking cotton on a plantation with as a "upper class" white couple idly watch. Written on the reverse side,"Cruising to the 1910 Appalachian Exposition at Chilhowee park. Young lady with parasol is Mrs. Bessie Richards. The young girl in the center is Mrs. Margaret Singleton Carson."
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=200800000002131
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Title: Shadrick Carter, Postman
Photographer : Unknown
Date Created: 1883
Abstract: This photograph shows Carter on horseback with his mail satchel and an armful of papers. Verso side reads: Shadrick Carter came to Knoxville from Georgia in 1875. He went to work as a mail carrier for the Knoxville Post Office in 1883.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000463
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Title: Reverend James H. Robinson
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1950
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Reverend James H. Robinson". Reverend Robinson was born in "The Bottoms" in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1907. He became a successful minister and leader, writing several books and organizing "Operation Crossroads Africa" which took students to Africa to help construct buildings and roads in African communities.
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=200800000002129
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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: 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: Knoxville College Plaques for Arnetta G. Wallace
Photographer : Knoxville College
Date Created: 1930 - 1979
Abstract: These plaques presented to Arnetta G. Wallace (1904-1995) from the Knoxville College Alumni Association, recognize Mrs. Wallace for continued support and leadership she gave the school. Mrs. Wallace 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:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001609
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Title: Knoxville, Tennessee plaque for Arnetta G. Wallace
Creator : City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Date Created: 1987-05-29
Abstract: This plaque given by the city of Knoxville, Tennessee to Arnetta G. Wallace (1904-1995), officially proclaims May 30th, 1987 Arnetta G. Wallace Day. 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=200800000000451
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