Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.17"


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Title: Old Jessy
Composer : Charles C. Converse, 1832-1918
Lyricist : C. C. Sedgwick
Date Created: 1852
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. Under the title on the cover page are the words "Ethiopian Song" and is dedicated to E.P. Christy Esq. Of the Celebrated Christy's Minstrels." At the upper right corner is an inscription written in pencil that reads "Presented to Nora by her Sis Mollie."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002585
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Title: Letter to John S. Williams, Sr.
Author : Charles Coffin
Date Created: 1835-09-17
Abstract: A letter written by Charles Coffin on September 17, 1835 in Greeneville, Tennessee to John S. Williams Sr. The writer discusses the coming railroad in East Tennessee, which will benefit the region as well as the entire country. The writer lists the abundant natural resources in the area, including timber, iron, and marble. He also mentions whiskey, ginseng, dried fruit, and livestock being transported by the railroad. The second page of this letter is not in this collection, and the first page (presented here) is in fragments. The letter may be from Charles Coffin, but this is not certain.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Coffin Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002726
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Title: Square dance call
Composer : Charles Dugan
Date Created: 1864
Abstract: According to the last page the call, titled the "Southern Cross Drill," was composed by Lt. Charles Dugan in 1864 while a prisoner of war at Johnson`s Island, Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The Amos Blanch Jones Collection
Contributing Institution: Lambuth University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001039
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Title: C.M. McGhee in New York City to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Charles McClung McGhee, 1828-1907
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1887-05-13
Abstract: In a reply to an earlier letter from Temple, McGhee states that he will not contribute more money to the library in Knoxville at this time; the burden is on the community. McGhee is confident that the community will financially support the growth of the library through increased membership and rental of "the Hall" recently completed.
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=200700000001949
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Title: Love's Delusion
Composer : Charles Pollock
Date Created: 1865
Abstract: On the front cover at the top of the page, there is a pencil inscription reading "Miss Nora Lee Gardner Dresden Tenn." The grandly illustrated cover depicts a Victorian scene of a lady in a castle bidding farewell to a well-dressed man on a horse. Included in a bound volume of sheet music once belonging to Miss Nora Gardner.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002636
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Title: Tri-State Rural Economic Survey
Associated name : Charley Cambell
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: A survey card handed out to renters and share-croppers to assess their current economic situation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Southern Tenant Farmers Union Ephemera 1934-84
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000808
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Title: Chas. C. Painter in Stafford Springs, Connecticut to O.P. Temple
Author : Chas. C. Painter
Recipient : Oliver Temple Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1878-11-08
Abstract: Painter introduces himself as a relative of Temple`s and states that he has been invited to take charge of the theological department of Fisk Univeristy. He would like to know the attitudes of Temple and others towards such work. Painter describes his own motivations and ideas of what his work would entail regarding the African-American student population at Fisk.
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=200700000002485
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Title: The Reverie
Publisher : Chester County High School
Date Created: 1930
Abstract: The Chester County High School yearbook, called the Reverie, for the class of 1930. The yearbook is dedicated to W.E. Montgomery and Mrs. Annie Davidson. This copy of the Reverie belonged to a musically inclined girl named LaVelle, who donated it to the collection. Within the class poem there is a stanza dedicated to her with brackets drawn around it with marker. The "prophesy" and "jokes" sections are quite charming.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Freed-Hardeman University History
Contributing Institution: Freed-Hardeman University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003411
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Title: Pictorial Review, Civilian Conservation Corps, District C, Company 3468, TENN. TVA-36
Creator : Civilian Conservation Corps
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: This is a yearbook of the Company 3468, TENN. TVA-36 in District C of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The front part of the yearbook is the same as in other yearbooks of the District, but the back pages contain photos and information pertaining to this particular company. There are images of District C company projects such as a model home constructed by TVA-44 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. A short company history accompanies group photographs of the C.C.C. workers and officers. There are also several photographs of the camp itself, as well as activities of the C.C.C. enrollees, including woodworking and arithmetic classes, dances, and photos of "camp characters" like the Best Sport, Best Worker, Best Athlete, Most Popular and Chow Hound.
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=200700000001490
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Title: Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: An exhibit at the 1933 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand is an elaborate display advertising Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing. There are also posters advertising a one-hour musical review starring Al Jolson and Paul Whiteman, of which Kraft is the sponsor.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000236
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Title: Tennessee Brewing Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. Circa 1931. It advertises Goldcrest Beer, a Tennessee Brewing Company.
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=200800000000232
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Title: Ferris Wheel
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1917
Abstract: A ferris wheel at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.
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=200800000000227
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Title: Copeland Refrigeration
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An exhibition at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. This particular stand is selling electric refrigerators by Copeland.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000210
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Title: King's Daughter Booth
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1917
Abstract: A Memorial Circle of King's Daughters booth at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. They are advertising Karo syrup, and giving out "Karo kisses."
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=200800000000224
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Title: Maxwell House Coffee
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee of Maxwell House Coffee. There is a large coffee maker and a sign advertising that it is a vacuum packed Vita Fresh product.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000237
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Title: Orange Crush
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An Orange Crush exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee from the company Falls City.
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=200800000000228
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Title: Fowler Electric Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibit contains a miniature demonstration model for an "Attic Ventalation and Cooling System for Homes and Appartments." The sytem is being advertised by Fowler Electric Company.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000219
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Title: Crosley
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. This stand is selling electric refrigerators by Crosley, distributed by Harry Wilson, Inc.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000211
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Title: Bug Hole (Mountain Moonshine)
Artist : Cottrell, Andrew C.
Date Created: 1961
Abstract: This colorful piece of folk art depicts four men making moonshine at an illegal still. The artist is Andrew C. Cottrell from Arthur, Tennessee. The caption added to the image says, "What was going on down in the 'Bug Hole'during prohibition."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000506
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Title: Delineation of the Rawlings Plantation Property Lines
Associated name : D. Rawlings
Date Created: 1799
Abstract: Document providing a description of the property lines and size of the Rawlings plantation property.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: David Deaderick Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001372
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Title: Getting Married Later in Life
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1900-10-11
Abstract: Do girls get married for lack of other employment? Professor Franklin Giddings says that the effect of factory work on women is to put off the marrying day... This newspaper clipping was discovered in Dix`s scrap book.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001953
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Title: Alfred Jackson at the first Hermitage
Photographer : E. K. Sturdevant
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1889
Abstract: Photograph of Alfred Jackson, former slave of President Andrew Jackson. Alfred lies in the grass in front of the original Hermitage, a log structure fallen into disrepair.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000355
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Title: Tode, E. O. in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : E. O. Tode
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-06-23
Abstract: News of whipping of a Justice of the Peace in Chattanooga which might be reported to Ku Klux court. Account of a visit to Chattanooga by Jefferson Davis who was godfather for the child of a notorious rebel. Quote from Davis on the coming rebirth of the Sourthern Confederacy.
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=200800000001340
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Title: The Confederate Veterans` Reunion, 1922
Author : E. S. Fagg
Date Created: 1922
Abstract: A poem "dedicated with love to all Confederates."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Amos Blanch Jones Collection
Contributing Institution: Lambuth University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001676
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Title: E.W. Cole in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : E. W. Cole
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-06-10
Abstract: Cole is President of the East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia and Memphis and Charleston Railroads. He has purchased and enclosed railroad passes from Chattanooga to Charlotte, NC, and return for Temple`s transportation in regard to the Centennial celebration of the Battle of King`s Mountain. Temple has been appointed as State Commissioner for the event.
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=200700000002452
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