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


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Title: Andrews, Horace in Memphis, Tennessee to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Horace Andrews
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-07-10
Abstract: Promises that the writer will resign his position if Eaton and SMith think it wise. Tells of Holms` visit to Memphis and plans for marriage and for serving as managing editor of the Pilot. News of Ballad, who found a position with the writer`s recommendation, and of Ku Klux Klan activity.
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=200800000001336
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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: Spring Blossom Polka
Composer : J. Bellak
Date Created: 1856
Abstract: This piece of sheet music dedicated "To Miss Annie De Barry" was part of the "Spring Blossoms for the Piano" and is included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner.
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=200800000001660
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Title: J.C. Houk in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Author : J. C. Houk
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1884-10-26
Abstract: Houk requests Temple to make a personal contribution to cover the costs of fireworks and torches for a rally. Houk estimates the costs to be approximately $3500.
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=200700000002496
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Title: Ramsey, J. Crozier in Nashville, Tennessee to Ramsey, J.G.M. in Charlotte, North Carolina
Author : J. Crozier Ramsey
Recipient : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1866-04-02
Abstract: Explains what papers James Gettys McGready will need for the court session in Knoxville and that Lizzie must take the amnesty oath in order to recover her property. Discusses their securing a house in town in Knoxville for their future home. Relays an invitation from Uncle William`s daughter to Sue asking her to spend the summer in Nashville. Characterizes the change in Koxville concerning politics.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001345
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Title: Letters from Ramsey, J. Crozier, Jan/Feb 1865
Author : J. Crozier Ramsey
Recipient : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Recipient : Margaret Barton Crozier Ramsey
Date Created: 1865-01-10 - 1865-02-01
Abstract: January 10th letter: Reveals his capture by the enemy at Bristol and his ignorance of what crimes he will be charged with. Reports that he has been hospitalized for his rheumatism and treated kindly by the Union surgeon. News that Margaret Jane and her children are well. Urges his parents not to worry unnecessarily about him. February 1st letter: (Written on back of January 10th letter which he is forwarding to his wife) Assures her that any just court will set Crozier free as he is innocent of any dishonorable deed. Expresses confidence that peace will soon come and that they will weolcom it in spite of the outcome.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001346
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Title: Scene in Egyptian Grotto, Dunbar's Cave, Clarksville, Tenn.
Copyright holder : J. H. Tate
Date Created: 1907
Abstract: This postcard shows the interior of Dunbar Cave, of Clarksville, Tennessee in a section known as the Egyptian Grotto. The postcard is printed with the disclaimer: "Not made in Germany." The cave was a local attraction in the summer due to its cool temperatures, and later became a performance hall.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Pickering Collection
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002844
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Title: Independence Hall, Dunbar Cave, Clarksville, Tennessee
Copyright holder : J. H. Tate
Date Created: 1907
Abstract: This grainy postcard shows interior of Dunbar Cave near Clarksville, Tennessee in a location called Independence Hall. Around the turn of the century the cave's cool temperature and breeze made it popular in the summer. The cave would be used in the 1920s as a concert hall and local attraction. The postcard was not created in Germany.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Pickering Collection
Contributing Institution: Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002843
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Title: Records of possession of illegal liquor
Associated name : J. L. Smith
Associated name : Jim Braun
Date Created: 1921 - 1924-10-16
Abstract: Assorted records related to the possession of illegal liquor. One is a certificate noting that a local policeman has turned over confiscated liquor to the Bradley County Sheriff. The other is a report to the Bradley County judge on whiskey confiscations with a note at the end on the decision of how to dispose of the liquor.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Cleveland Public Library History Branch Collection
Contributing Institution: Southeast Tennessee Digital Archive Cleveland State Community College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000781
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912-04
Abstract: High water at Main and Mill Sts. The image shows Memphians taking shelter in two joined train cars. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
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=200800000000190
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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: Special Tax on the occupation of lawyer
Creator : United States -- Bureau of Internal Revenue
Associated name : James Crozier Ramsey
Date Created: 1867-05-22
Abstract: This is special tax on J.C. Ramsey`s occupation of lawyer and is dated May 22, 1867. His office`s were located on Gay Street and the tax of $10.00 dollars was for the year ending May 1st, 1868. The local federal collector for the 2nd district of Tennessee is James T. Abernathy as noted in the embossed seal and by Abernathy`s signature.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001338
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Title: Photographs from National Conservation Exposition at Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : Thompson Photography
Photographer : James Edward Thompson , 1880-1976
Date Created: 1913
Abstract: These photographs were taken during the National Conservation Expositon of 1913 at Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, TN. Photographs of the Main Exhibition Hall, the bandstand, crowds swimming in the lake in front of the Southern States building, the Womans Building, the Negro Building, the East Tennesse building and the Tennessee and Kentuckey Coal Building are included.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Thompson Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001485
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Title: Tax receipt on gold watch
Creator : United States -- Bureau of Internal Revenue
Associated name : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1867-06-05
Abstract: A tax receipt for the purchase of one gold watch by J.C. Ramsey in Knoxville, Tennessee. The cost of the watch was $200 dollars and and the tax on the watch was $2.00 dollars at a tax rate of five percent The local federal collector for the 2nd district of Tennessee is James T. Abernathy as noted in the embossed seal and by Abernathy`s signature.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001348
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Title: Ramsey, J.G.M. to Ramsey, Crozier
Author : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Recipient : Crozier Ramsey
Date Created: 1869
Abstract: Doubts wisdom of Margaret Barton Crozier Ramsey`s returning to Tennessee but plans to accompany her if she decides to go. Informs Crozier that they live in comparative comfort in North Carolina and have Robert and Sue nearby. Fears that he may be arrested and sued for several reasons if he returns to Knoxville.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001343
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Title: Ramsey, J. Crozier in Nashville, Tennessee to Ramsey, J.G.M. in Charlotte, North Carolina
Recipient : James McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Author : J. Crozier Ramsey
Date Created: 1866-04-19
Abstract: Discusses activities of the state legislature and Lizzie`s and James Getty McGready`s coming to Knoxville for court session. Includes arrangements for them to stay with the McCracken`s. News that Margaret Jane was successful in selling Robert`s property.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001344
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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: Carter Family
Artist : Jim Sherraden
Date Created: 1990
Abstract: This was carved for a CD design, MCA re-releasing old Decca artists. This cover design has not appairently been published as of this writing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Print Collection
Contributing Institution: Hatch Show Print
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001761
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Title: Print of Montvale Springs
Artist : John Collins
Date Created: 1876
Abstract: A print of original painting by John Collins in 1876. Print made by Dr. Elgin Kitner, date unknown. Montvale Springs was Tennessee's earliest established spa and was located on the western slopes of the Smoky Mountains in Blount County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Blount County Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000289
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Title: Eaton, John in Washington, D.C. to Senter, D.W.C. in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Recipient : DeWitt Clinton Senter
Date Created: 1870-06-22
Abstract: The writer has been suggested as commissioner for the Centennial Celebration of American Independence to be held in Philadelphia in 1876. Explains that each state will have a commissioner and asks that Senter appoint the writer as representative from Tennessee, pointing ou that his legal residence is in Memphis.
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=200800000001335
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Title: Ticket to International Exhibition in Philadelphia
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1876-05-10
Abstract: Complimentary ticket for John Eaton to attend the International Exhibition in Philadelphia which began on May 10th of 1876 and ended on November 10th of 1876. The exhibition celebrated the centennial of the United States. It is addressed to the Hon. John Eaton, Board of U.S. Exhibits in the Interior Department.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001724
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Title: John Johnston in Memphis, TN, to Fonville Neville in Denmark, TN
Author : John Johnston
Date Created: 1910 - 1920
Abstract: A letter reminiscing about life in Denmark, Tennessee prior to the Civil War. The town of Denmark, close to Jackson, was passed up by a railroad and shrank in size until it was eventually unincorporated in the late 20th century.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Fonville Neville Papers
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001918
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Title: Application for amnesty
Author : John L. Rhea
Recipient : M. L. Hall
Date Created: 1865-05-23
Abstract: In a letter to M.L. Hall, United States Commissioner, John L. Rhea requests to take the "oath prescribed by the President...in his Proclamation of Pardon and Amnesty issued on the 8th day of December 1863, commonly called the Amnesty Oath."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rhea Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001367
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Title: 1924 Dayton football team
Associated name : John Thomas Scopes
Date Created: 1924
Abstract: Photograph of teh 1924 football team in Dayton, Tennessee. John T. Scopes was the coach and is shown in the photograph with the football team.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Looking Back at Tennessee Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002718
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Title: By-laws of Beech Grove Prohibition Club
Associated name : Beech Grove Prohibition Club
Creator : John W. Burdim
Date Created: 1887-08
Abstract: Resolutions and bylaws of the Beech Grove Prohibition Club outlining the organization`s goals and meeting procedures.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Pearson and Davis Families. Manuscripts, 1839-1887
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000824
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