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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: 1901 meeting about Lynchburg smallpox epidemic
Creator : City of Lynchburg
Date Created: 1901-02-27
Abstract: From the Lynchburg, Tennessee Minute Book, these pages detail a meeting between the Lynchburg Aldermen and Mayor and the Board of Health that outlines a quarantine and vaccination plan for the town of Lynchburg in February, 1901.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Moore County Court Loose Records
Contributing Institution: Moore County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002768
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Title: 1839 Apr. 23, Mouth of Sweet Water [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Laurel Banks, Roane Co[unty], Ten[nessee]
Author : A. J. Lenoir
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1839-04-23
Abstract: This document is a letter dated April 23, 1839, from A. J. Lenoir to Charles F. Welcker in Roane County, TN. Lenoir informs Welcker that his brother George has taken ill and is believed to have scarlet fever. He asks Charles to come soon to visit his brother.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002967
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Title: F.H.Q. and ambulance arriving at the Chateau with wounded
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1916 - 1918
Abstract: In this photograph, an American Red Cross ambulance arrives with wounded people at a French chateau during World War I.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001384
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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: Union Central Life Insurance
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee advertising the Union Central Life Insurance Company, based out of Cincinnatti, Ohio.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000233
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Title: 1836 Mar. 16, Columbus [Ohio], [to] Doct[or] A. King & Co [mpany]
Signer : D. Ferris
Author : J. Pike & Company
Recipient : Doctor A. King & Company
Date Created: 1836-03-16
Abstract: This document is a letter written from J. Pike & Company to Doctor A. King & Company dated March 16, 1836. The letter shows a listing of medicines ordered by Doctor A. King & Company from J. Pike & Company. The medicines are arriving late because of delays due to a canal being closed. Some of the medicines listed are herbs and seasonings used to create medicines. The letter is concluded by giving a recipe for wine bitter using some of the medicines named in the letter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James King Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002986
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Title: 1806 March 24, Chickamaga [to] Return J. Meigs, Southwest Point
Author : Daniel Ross
Recipient : Return J. Meigs, 1740-1823
Date Created: 1806-03-24
Abstract: This document is a letter dated March 24, 1806 to Return J. Meigs from Daniel Ross of the Cherokee Nation. Ross has two requests; one is for smallpox vaccines and the other is to replace the current school teacher whom Ross refers to as "reprehensible."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003136
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Title: Dispensary, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Alpine School Dispensary. From the collection of Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan. From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there. The dispensary had rooms for a nurse and a teacher. County: Overton
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alpine School Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001978
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Title: [Letter] 1848 Sep. 19, Steamer Palo Alto [to] Ed[ward] E Porter, South Hanover, Ind[ian]a
Author : E.H. Porter
Recipient : Edward Porter
Date Created: 1848-09-19
Abstract: The following document is a letter written by E. H. Porter, addressed to his son Edward, on September 19, 1848. The elder Porter writes this letter aboard a steamer in the midst of his travels. He talks about the places he has been and provides Edward with the good news that he may have found a cure for the son`s illness.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003188
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Title: [Letter] 1848 May 22, Watertown [to] E. H. Porter Esq[ui]r[e], Memphis, Tenn[essee]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : E. H. Porter
Date Created: 1848-05-22
Abstract: The following document is a letter from Edward E. Porter to his father Ethel Henry Porter, dated May 22, 1848. In the letter, Edward discusses his bad health and plans for school, and he sends his love and best wishes to others back home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003129
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Title: [Letter] 1841 May 14, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary J[ane] Chester, Female Institute, Columbia, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-05-14
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter, Mary Jane Chester, on May 14, 1841. In the letter, Elizabeth acknowledges Mary Jane`s recent illness, and wishes her better health. Elizabeth also informs Mary Jane of events happening at home and with her family in Jackson, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003019
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Title: How Can You Live Here?
Publisher : Emerald-Hodgson Hospital
Date Created: 1933 - 1950
Abstract: This is a reprint from a leaflet of St. Mary`s-on-the-Mountain, issue of November, 1933. It describes the living conditions of a pregnant woman they provided care for outside of Sewanee, Tennessee. The woman lived in an old run-down cabin with her husband and 3 children, which was so dilapidated they had to use newspaper to insulate the cracks in the walls. Shortly after the woman reaches the hospital it is revealed that she has had a miscarriage.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Vice-Chancellor Benjamin Finney Collection
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003403
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Title: Felix A. Reeve in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Felix A. Reeve
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-10-19
Abstract: Reeve mentions the childhood adoption of his wife my Maynard and discusses his "adventures" with Temple, travelling to Cincinnati.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003470
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Title: Felix Grundy, in Nashville, Tennessee to Andrew J. Donelson, in Washington City
Author : Felix Grundy, 1777-1840
Recipient : Andrew Jackson Donelson, 1799-1871
Date Created: 1833-03-31
Abstract: Grundy discusses the political situation in East Tennessee and meetions the cholera epidemic. Describes John Overton as "dangerously ill." Overton died two months following.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002791
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Title: Honorable discharge papers of Jessie L. Barnes from the Civilian Conservation Corps
Author : Gordon F. Bragg
Date Created: 1940-08-26
Abstract: This is the two page record of Jessie L. Barnes` honorable discharge from the Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 420, Tenn. SP-12 in Bristol, Tennessee. The first page states that he was a 20-year-old farmer, with blue eyes, brown hair. His height was five feet eight inches tall and his color was white. The second page is his work record, listing the type of work he did, a list of his innoculations, and his commander`s assessment of his performance. The final item is the envelope from the War Department.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps, Record Group 93
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001532
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Title: [Letter] 1837 Nov. 19, Watertown [to] Ethel H. Porter, Raleigh, Tennessee
Author : H. Scoville
Recipient : Ethel H. Porter
Date Created: 1837-11-19
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 19, 1837 to Ethel H. Porter of Raleigh, Tennessee, from H. Scoville. Scoville catches Porter up on family matters and tells him of the death of many relatives due to whooping cough and typhus fever.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003190
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Title: 1837 Sep. 13, Clinton [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Kingston, Tennessee
Author : J. C. Mitchell
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-09-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated September 13, 1837, from Judge James C. Mitchell to his son-in-law Charles F. Welcker in Kingston, Tennessee. Mitchell talks about the good health that he and the family are enjoying, and he gives Welcker and his daughter Caroline the good news that he has recently remarried. He also discusses the various schools throughout Tennessee to which he may send his children and grandchildren. The remainder of the letter involves family matters and Mitchell`s personal business.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002970
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Title: 1835 Oct. 21, Memphis, [to] Mrs. James King
Author : James King
Recipient : Mrs. James King
Date Created: 1835-10-21
Abstract: This document is a letter written by James King to his wife dated October 21, 1835. King writes the letter from Memphis, Tennessee, where yellow fever has killed many of its residents and has caused others to flee the city. King writes of his good health and of hers, certain business matters involving himself, and states that the fever will soon be gone so that Mrs. King can return home. King speaks of many of their friends in the city that have become ill, or were ill due to the fever. He concludes by wishing her and their family continued health and a prompt reunion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: James King Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002985
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Title: 1837 May 13, E[ast] T[ennessee] College [to] Mr. Charles F. Welcker, Talladega, Alabama
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1837-05-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated May 13, 1837, from James Monroe Welcker at East Tennessee College to his brother Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. James writes to his brother about personal and family matters. He speaks of the latest news of their siblings, two of whom--Frederick and Benjamin Franklin--are also attending school in Knoxville. James also talks of his displeasure in hearing of the recent sickness in his brother`s family.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002968
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Title: World War II nurse
Associated name : Joe Stuart
Date Created: 1945-10
Abstract: A uniformed nurse during World War II stands in front of a building. The verso side of the photograph reads Joe Stuart, Oct. '45 24.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Cleveland Public Library History Branch Collection
Contributing Institution: Southeast Tennessee Digital Archive Cleveland State Community College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001462
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Title: Letter from Col. John H. Crozier to J.G.M. Ramsey
Author : John H. Crozier
Recipient : J.G.M Ramsey, 1797-1889
Date Created: 1869-01-04
Abstract: Description of J. Crozier Ramsey`s funeral and burial in Gray Cemetary in Knoxville, TN with the sermon held at First Presbyterian Church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ramsey Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000741
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Aug. 16, Tallahassee, [Florida] [to] Mattie [Rice]
Author : John H. Rice
Recipient : Mattie Rice
Date Created: 1849-08-16
Abstract: This document is a summary written by John H. Rice to his sister, Mattie, on August 16, 1849. In the letter, John writes about the events going on in and around where he lives in Tallahassee, Florida. He writes about his preaching, the cholera that is making many people sick, his approaching marriage, and the Indian Wars taking place in Florida at the time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003131
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Title: Receipts for the Cure of Most Diseases Incident to the Human Family by the Celebrated Indian Doctor, John Mackentosh, of the Cherokee Nation
Author : John Mackentosh
Date Created: 1827
Abstract: This is a published work of receipts, or recipes, for treatment of a variety of injuries and diseases, including whooping cough, snake bite, sprained ankles, cholic, and fever. The work was written by John Mackentosh, a Doctor of the Cherokee Nation, and appears to have been published in New York, 1827.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Rare Books Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002944
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-14
Abstract: Informs his brother that he will investigate at the post office as to the failure of the Post to reach radical representatives in Nashville. Reference to the great burden of work he has at the newspaper and its financial obligations. News of several of its employees. Mentions his hope of getting the county school bill passed, the cases of yellow fever in Memphis, and Judge Lewis` stirring up of the Negroes.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001778
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washinton, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : Leonidas Campbell Houk, 1836-1891
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1884-01-23
Abstract: Houk responds to an earlier letter of Temple`s discussing "emotional insanity." Houk says that he has several attacks of "that disease" and that the remedy of "human Philosophy" has cured him each time. In the majority of the letter he discusses the suitability of certain individuals as future editor of "The Chronicle." Houk is extremely concerned about this position, writing that it has caused him "sleepless nights"and "anxiety."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002493
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