Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.1"


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Title: Andrew Roberts Petition
Creator : Andrew Roberts
Date Created: 1852-10
Abstract: In this document Andrew Roberts, administrator of Adam Clapp`s estate, petitions the Knox County Court to allow the sale of a slave named Roy so that the proceeds may be divided among Clapp`s eight heirs.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Andrew Roberts Petition
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001820
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Title: Two unidentified girls, one black and one white, seated upon a porch
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: Two young girls, one black and one white, are seated together to pose for this picture. While their shoes and stockings are similar, their dresses are distinctively different.
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=200700000001381
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Title: Two unidentified girls, one black and one white, seated on a cane bench
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: Two young girls, one white and one black, pose for a picture upon a wooden bench in a park-like setting. A building behind them seems to be part of a college campus.
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=200700000001380
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Title: Uncle Sams Plantations
Author : anonymous
Date Created: 1944-05-27
Abstract: A letter describing the life and times of an anonymous plantation owner before and after the Civil War, giving him the pseudonym, Uncle Sam. The article talks generally about the economic plight of the Southern plantation owner after the abolition of slavery and contends that both the slave owner and the slave were better off under the system of slavery when compared to the system that followed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Oscar Clark Carr, Jr. Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003313
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Title: Anonymous in Memphis, Tennessee, to Dalstrom, Edwin in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : anonymous
Recipient : Edward Dalstrom
Date Created: 1958-07-01
Abstract: A citizen complaining about "negro" families moving into the Glenview Community of Memphis. The letter threatens to withhold support from the Urban League of which Dalstrom was Chairman.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000799
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Title: Anonymous in Memphis, Tennessee to Orgill, Edmund in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : anonymous
Recipient : Edmund Orgill
Date Created: 1956-02-29
Abstract: A letter in response to the issue of putting a "negro" on the board of John Gaston Hospital. Mayor Orgill had requested citizen comment. This anonymous citizen accuses Orgill of being a "negro lover" and reminds him that there is still a Ku Klux Klan presence in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edmund Orgill Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000814
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Title: Anonymous in Memphis, TN, to Edwin Dalstrom in Memphis, TN
Printer : anonymous
Date Created: 1958-01-05
Abstract: This is an anonymous letter warning Dalstrom against advocating "race mixing".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003219
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Title: Letter, March 26 A.D. 1965, Memphis, Tenn. to Warren
Correspondent : Arnold Blain
Date Created: 1965-03-26
Abstract: This letter describes the experiences of Arnold Blain and John Wesley at the Montgomery March in Montgomery, Alabama. The letter was written the day after the march. The men travelled to Montgomery from Memphis. A note is attached to the letter. It was written by Selma Lewis and addressed to Jim Johnson at the history department of the Memphis Public Library. Mrs. Lewis provided this photocopy of the letter to the library. The note provides brief biographical information on both men. The note is dated "1/5/89."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001906
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Title: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer
Author : Association of Citizens` Councils of Mississippi
Date Created: 1954
Abstract: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer presenting venereal disease statistics in order to claim that integration would be harmful to whites. There is a story about integration hurting schools on the back side. The Association of Citizens` Councils was a pro-white, anti-integration organization founded in Mississippi in 1954.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Dalton Segregation Documents
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001029
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Title: Is segregation unchristian?
Author : Association of Citizens` Councils of Mississippi
Date Created: 1954
Abstract: Association of Citizens` Councils flyer presenting biblical quotations in order to claim that segregation is consistent with the tenets of Christianity. The Association of Citizens` Councils was a pro-white, anti-integration organization founded in Mississippi in 1954.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Dalton Segregation Documents
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001030
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Title: Catholic Church Confirmation of Slave
Signer : Austin Miller
Date Created: 1859-05-08
Abstract: This is a certificate that verifies Adeline, servant to Austin Miller, was confirmed by a biship of the Catholic Church on May 8, 1859. Austin Miller was a judge in Bolivar, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Tennessee History
Contributing Institution: Magnolia Manor
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003404
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Title: B.G. Alexander in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E.H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : B. G. Alexander
Associated name : The Memphis Young Men`s Christian Association
Date Created: 1910-09-24
Abstract: A letter from the local YMCA complaining about the recent opening of several saloons in the area.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001644
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Title: Bailey in Memphis, Tennessee to Orgill, Edmund in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : Bailey
Recipient : Edmund Orgill
Date Created: 1956-02-16
Abstract: A letter in response to the issue of putting a "negro" on the board of John Gaston Hospital. Mayor Orgill had requested citizen comment. This citizen accuses Orgill of being a "negro lover."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Edmund Orgill Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000815
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis , TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-02-06
Abstract: Rutter and his testimony against Eaton viewed as the attempt of an insane man to embroil others with himself. Tells of the Negroes` choice of Shaw as candidate for county commissioner and Stephens for postmaster and reveals the writer`s own and General Smith`s thoughts on the subject.
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=200700000001738
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-11-15
Abstract: Indicates that Williamson`s appointment is vital to their interests. Reports that a rival faction in their party supports Beecher and points out the folly in this. Reference to their party`s influence over the Negroes. Lists many friends who, because of the writer`s persuasion, have written letters to the governor and others urging Williamson`s appointment.
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=200700000001741
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-07-15
Abstract: Lewis laments the physical danger that face Unionists. He suggests fighting back against the "Ku Klux." Lewis also discusses political difficulties and who will win the African-American vote.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001513
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Title: Negro Church Baptism on the Cumberland River
Photographer : Beach, Ursula
Date Created: 1920 - 1930
Abstract: A Negro church baptismal service is held on the Cumberland River with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Bridge in the background. Participants are seen being submerged backwards into the water while church members watch along the bank of the river.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Clarksville Montgomery County Photographs
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002063
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Title: Genius of Universal Emancipation v.1, no. 10; v. 2 no. 2-4
Editor : Benjamin Lundy
Date Created: 1822
Abstract: The Genius of Universal Emancipation is a periodical containing essays, letters, and poems from England and America denouncing slavery. A significant amount of the publications was written in Tennessee, where it was published. Much of the rhetoric uses Christianity and verses from the Christian Bible as an argument against slavery. It is one of the first abolitionist serials published in the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Cataloged Items in the McClung Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001247
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Title: Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee, AL, to R. R. Church, Sr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915
Recipient : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1911-02-20
Abstract: A letter thanking Church for a donation to The Fortune Testimonial Fund.
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=200800000001024
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Title: Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee, AL, to R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Booker T. Washington
Date Created: 1912-09-09
Abstract: A letter from Booker T. Washington to R. R. Church, Jr. expressing his condolences for the death of his father, "a strong man." Mr. Washington goes on to say that he is encouraged that he will "reflect credit upon his [sic] father," and continue to advance the cause of African Americans.
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=200800000003299
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Title: Slave Valuation
Associated name : Boulton, Charles
Creator : McClarin, John
Date Created: 1857-09-08
Abstract: An appraisal of the slaves belonging to the Estate of Charles Boulton that lists 13 slaves with supposed ages and estimated values including 3 men, 2 women, 4 boys and 4 girls with eight being under the age of 18. John McClarin is the appraiser and states that the heirs of the estate should sell, since it would be difficult to divide them into 11 shares.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002766
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Title: Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Griffith in Knoxville, Tennessee
Photographer : Boyd Browder
Date Created: 1905
Abstract: In this photograph, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Griffith pose for renowned African-American photographer Boyd Browder in front of their home in Knox County, at 1611 Clinton Road near Knoxville's Mechanicsville district, circa 1905. The extended African tradition of incorporating shards of broken pottery and other items into the landscaping is captured in this photo.
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=200800000002134
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Title: An unidentified lady in the Browder Studios
Creator : Browder Studios
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: This is a portrait of an African American lady in a suit with a hat sitting in a fashionable-looking chair. Browder Studios was one of the most prominent photographic studios in Knoxville and Boyd Browder may be considered the most important black photographer in Knoxville, Tennessee during the early 20th century.
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=200800000000456
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Title: Raw Recruits
Composer; Lyricist : Bryant's Minstrels
Date Created: 1862
Abstract: Sheet music cover illustration of a minstrel song about inexperienced black soldiers. Racially stereotypical image common for this genre of music.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Kenneth D. Rose Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001446
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Title: Lumberjacks
Photographer : C H Poland
Date Created: 1900 - 1940
Abstract: Lumberjacks chopping down a tree in a field near 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=200800000000245
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