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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN, to William Allen White in Emporia, KS
Author : Robert Reed Church, 1885-1952
Date Created: 1920-05-01
Abstract: A letter written by Robert R. Church, Jr. addressed to several members of the Republican Party urging them to liberalize their party`s policies with respect to "Colored people," or risk losing them to other political parties. In it, he lists 10 points he would like the party to strongly consider.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003309
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Title: Reports of President and Cashier, Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Author : Robert Reed Church
Author : Harry H. Pace
Associated name : Solvent Savings Bank and Trust
Date Created: 1910-03-08
Abstract: A report on the state of Solvent Savings Bank, the first "Negro" bank in Memphis. Its founder and president was Robert Reed Church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002667
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Title: Certificate of membership to the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association.
Signer : Rollie Johnson
Date Created: 1898-11-11
Abstract: Certificate proving Rollie Johnson`s membership in the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association. The association is working to promote the passage of the Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Bill in the U.S. Senate.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Ex-Slave Bounty and Pension Association. Certificate, 1898
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001019
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Title: Report on visit to Fayette and Haywood counties, Tennessee
Associated name : Ross Anderson
Associated name : Wallace Nelson
Associated name : Maurice McCrackin
Date Created: 1961-01-03
Abstract: Reports on visit made to Fayette and Haywood counties, Tennessee on January 3-5, 1961. Describes race relations situation between the Negro and white populations and details the needs of the displaced Negroes in the area.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Carl and Anne Braden Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001582
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Title: S.N. Clark in Washington, D.C. to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : S. N. Clark
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1886
Date Created: 1867-11-14
Abstract: Asks Eaton`s help in securing a position for a mutual friend, Mr. Cendron. Is interested in Eaton`s work in the field of public education. Mention of another mutual friend who is in Washington and of the work of the Freedmen`s Bureau. Tells of a serenade at the White House, apparently staged by Negroes as a demonstration.
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=200800000001097
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Title: 1828 Jun. 1 [to] Sam Houston, Nashville, Tennessee
Author : S.T. Greenfield
Recipient : Sam Houston
Date Created: 1828-06-01
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Sam Houston regarding a slave belonging to S. T. Greenfield. Greenfield`s slave was accused of breaking into a store and Greenfield requests that Houston allow the slave to leave the state rather than be hung.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Governor Samuel Houston Papers, 1827-1829
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003017
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Title: State of Tennessee vs Peter Blanton and Mary Jane Williams, Colored
Signer; Witness : Hagler
Recipient : S.W. Cooley
Date Created: 1871-08-23
Abstract: A court summons issued by Clerk W.J. Hagler to S.W. Cooley, Sheriff of Stewart County, TN. Cooley is ordered to have witnesses Nelson Williams, William Clark, and Henry Payne, "colored," personally appear before the Circuit Court in order to give evidence in the case of the State vs Peter Blanton and Mary Jane Williams. The charge of adultery was brought against Blanton and Williams for cohabitating. Hagler filled out the summons and signed it as witness.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: State Circuit Court
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002740
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Title: Schuyler Colfax, Erie, Pennsylvania to Governor Brownlow
Author : Schuyler Colfax
Author : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1867-04-24
Abstract: Schuyler Colfax writing from Erie, Pennsylvania says that he is lecturing every night. Says that Gov. Geary will write Brownlow. Says that everyone is observing the attempt of the Democrats "to secure the colored vote from you." Says that the same was attempted in Georgetown, but "fortunately the ballot had a picture of Lincoln on it next to the union ticket..." Suggest the same tactic may work for Brownlow.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: William G. Brownlow Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001811
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Title: Food Inventory for General Simon Buckner`s Division
Associated name : Simon Bolivar Buckner, 1823-1914
Date Created: 1863-11-14
Abstract: This collection consists of a Confederate food inventory from the Office of Chief Commissary of General Simon B. Bolivar`s Division dated November 14, 1863. The inventory includes the thousands of pounds of beef, sugar, and bacon received between November 9 and November 14, 1864 as Confederate General James Longstreet`s army was preparing for the attack on Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Food Inventory for General Simon Buckner Division
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001861
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Title: Invitation to the opening of Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Creator : Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company
Date Created: 1906
Abstract: Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company was the first African-American owned bank in Memphis. The founder and first president was R. R. Church, Sr..
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001022
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Title: Military Pass - James McCutchen
Author : Stanley Matthews
Author : Jon Sargent
Date Created: 1862-05-17
Abstract: Military pass allowing James McCutchen to leave the Union Army near Nashville, Tennessee to search for a runaway slave. Signed by Lt. Jon Sargent for Col. Stanley Matthews. Reverse side has an unsigned Oath of Allegiance to the United States
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001628
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Title: Stephen B. Jones Bill of Sale
Author : Stephen B. Jones
Date Created: 1846
Abstract: This bill of sale documents an 1846 transaction between Stephen B. Jones of Mississippi and John W. Dillahoy of Tennessee in which Jones sold Dillahoy six slaves for $1800.00. These slaves included an African-American family of four and a Native American woman and her son. Transcription of letter: Know all men by these presents, that I Stephen B Jones of the County of Lafayette & State of Mississippi, For and in Consideration of Eighteen hundred Dollars, in hand paid, the recipt Whereof is hereby enclosed, have this day bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain sell & deliver to John W. Dillahoy of the County of Maury and the State of Tennessee, Six Negro Slaves "To Wit" Claborn a Man aged about forty four years, Leah his Wife aged about twenty two years, Billy a boy Child of Leah & Claborn, aged about two years also Peter a boy child of the same aged about three Months, Mary a Yellow Woman aged about Twenty one years & her Child Daniel a boy about three years old. All of said Negroes I Warrant to the Said Dillahoy his heirs and assigns for ever as Slaves - against all and every Claim or Claims Whatever. In Witness Wherof I hereunto set my hand & seal this the 25th day of June 1846. [Signed] Stephen B Jones [Seal] Tests. [Signed] Illegible [Signed] Illegible
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Stephen B. Jones Bill of Sale
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001860
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Title: Aaron and Hannah Jackson
Photographer : T. M. Schleier
Date Created: 1865
Abstract: This photograph is of Hannah and Aaron Jackson, former slaves of President Andrew Jackson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002816
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Title: Tennessee and Bijou theaters protest
Publisher : The Aurora
Date Created: 1963-03
Abstract: This article, appearing in The Aurora newspaper, in Knoxville, Tennessee covers the events surrounding a protest in which 53 persons were arrested for picketing the Tennessee and Bijou Theatres who refused enterance to black students. The accompanying photograph includes Tennessee native, Marion Barry (left), two-time mayor of Washinton, D.C.
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=200800000003364
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Title: Open Letter from the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Author : The Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Date Created: 1916 - 1921
Abstract: The letter announces a convention to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, held by the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee. The purpose of the convention was to state the political grievances of African Americans as seen by the LRL. It is signed by committee members Robert R. Church, Jr., Walter L. Cohen, and Roscoe C. Simmons.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003302
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Title: Platform of the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Author : The Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee
Date Created: 1916-09-08
Abstract: A pamphlet describing the newly adopted political platform of the Lincoln Republican League of Tennessee. R. R. Church, Jr. was the chairman and founder. The platform was adopted September 8th, 1916 in a mass meeting assembled in Memphis, Tennessee. It begins, "as republicans we reassert our devotion to the Party that made the nation free against the party that sought to keep slavery [sic]." Among the topics on the platform are the condemnation of Jim Crow laws and lynching.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003303
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Title: A Woman`s Lie and Reckless Journalism
Author : The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Date Created: 1921
Abstract: This flyer is "A Woman`s Lie and Reckless Journalism," and subtitled, "This Combination Has Killed How Many Innocent Negroes In the Last Thirty-five Years?" It includes newspaper clippings surrounding an investigation into an alleged break-in and assault by a black man, which later proved to be a made up story.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003306
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Title: Bill of Sale by Thomas J. Cashland in Sparta, Tennessee
Author : Thomas J. Cashland
Assignee : Andrew Gamble
Date Created: 1863-11-17
Abstract: Bill of sale of an 18 year-old Negro boy to Andrew Gamble.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Vertical Files
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002731
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Title: Wharton, Thomas J. in Raymond, MS to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Thomas J. Wharton
Date Created: 1850-09-03
Abstract: Details a claim by James W. Miller of Jackson, Mississippi regarding business dealings with Wharton and Burford. Wharton informed Miller that any reasonable settlement on the claim would be made to prevent a lawsuit. Wharton proposes to offer Miller an even trade of all the slaves bought by Miller from Burford for the notes he owed Burford. Includes copy of a letter of intent from Miller to Wharton regarding the claim.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001833
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Title: Wharton, Thomas J. in Jackson, MS to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Thomas J. Wharton
Date Created: 1850-07-21
Abstract: Discusses the Miller case and the action being taken against the O.D. Johnston estate. Business with Miller is closed with Burford to pay the court costs. Burford will extend credit to Miller with Miller`s recent acquisition of forty to fifty slaves as collateral.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001835
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Title: 1850 Mar. 7 [to] James King
Author : Thomas Moore
Recipient : James King
Date Created: 1850-03-07
Abstract: This is a letter written on March 7, 1850 to James King, from Thomas Moore. Moore discusses his farm and the desire for more slaves for himself and other family members.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002867
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Title: Thomas Moore in Bayou Robert, Louisiana to James Moore King in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Author : Thomas Moore
Date Created: 1836-02-22
Abstract: This is a letter dated February 22, 1836 from Thomas Moore to his cousin James King. Moore asks King to keep him updated on the current prices of slaves in King`s area and of the prospects he has for his crops.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002912
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Title: Thomas Moore in Alexandria, Louisiana to Colonel James Moore King in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Author : Thomas Moore
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1834-12-22
Abstract: A letter dated December 22, 1834 from Thomas Moore to his cousin James King. In addition to telling King that his crops were destroyed by fierce rains, he also tells of his hopes of financial gain with his spring crops.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002908
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Title: 1849 Nov. 30, Alexandria, Louisiana [to] James King
Author : Thomas Moore
Recipient : James King
Date Created: 1849-11-30
Abstract: This is a letter dated November 30, 1849 from Thomas Moore to his cousin James King. In the letter Moore criticizes King for his political views associated with the Whig party and urges him to repudiate them before God and his fellow countrymen.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002868
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Title: 1834 Feb. 24, Alexandria, LA [to] James King, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Author : Thomas O. Moore
Recipient : James King
Date Created: 1834-02-24
Abstract: This is a letter dated February 24, 1834 to James King from his cousin Thomas Moore. Moore mentions that three of his slaves had run away and describes their pursuit and capture. He also writes of his prospects of his cotton and corn crops in light of the "bank question" possibly being settled by Congress.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002907
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