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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: William Lenoir`s deed of slaves given to his children
Creator : William Ballard Lenoir
Date Created: 1825 - 1865
Abstract: Legal indenture of slaves given by William B. Lenoir to his children. The document lists the estimated value of each slave, as well as their names and ages. Almost fifty names are listed including notations of children who are not listed by name.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001355
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Title: 1820 May 3
Signer : William Blythe
Recipient : Henry Welcker
Date Created: 1820-05-03
Abstract: This document is a receipt dated May 3, 1820. William Blythe of the Cherokee Nation, for the sum of five hundred dollars sells to Henry Welker a thirty year old negro man named George Kemp.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002954
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Title: William C. Handy Song Lyrics
Creator : William C. Handy, 1873-1958
Creator : George A. Norton, 1880-1923
Date Created: 1972-01-01
Abstract: "The Memphis Blues of Mister Crump" song lyrics by William C. Handy and George A. Norton are signed by Handy and dated January 1, 1942 from New York City, New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: William C. Handy Song Lyrics, 1942 January 1
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001588
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Title: Letter from W.H. Stilwell to Gov. Brownlow
Recipient : William Gannaway Brownlow, 1848-1902
Date Created: 1870-04-18
Abstract: Letter frmo W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gov. W. Brownlow in which Stilwell discusses recent election where states that the former Confederates did not vote for anyone "suspected of Unionism" and Black voters were induced to vote the way the former Confederates wished. Also discusses the Klu Klux Klan when he states that "negroes" are being shot, whipped, and driven off by the Klanm and complains that even visiting Northern Republicans must feign sympathy with the former Confederates. States that were a person to write and complain, as he has done, the result would be fatal, but he trusts Brownlow and expresses hope for Congressional action for protection.
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=200700000001796
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Title: William I. Davis in Tazewell, Tennessee to Paul E. Divine
Author : William I. Davis
Recipient : Paul E. Devine
Date Created: 1897-06-24
Abstract: Davis discusses political matters in Caliborne County. Mentions potential appointments of Raines`s as "Department Collector" and of "Mc," who Davis describes as having made a "political ass" of himself. Discusses Sherriff Tilman`s drinking problem and a recent incident when Tilman beat a negro prisoner.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum at Mountain Home
Contributing Institution: Museum at Mountain Home-ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002855
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Title: Benjamin, a man of color, by next friend William Miller vs. James G. Simmons
Author : William Miller
Recipient : James G. Simmons
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: Benjamin, a man of color, by next friend William Miller vs. Simmons, James G. Hawkins County Chancery Court. Miller argues for the freedom of Benjamin, a slave who was owned by Simmons, now deceased. Miller claims that Simmons raised Ben as child rather than a slave. Simmons evidently gave Ben his freedom in his will upon Simmons death.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002796
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Title: Bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke
Author : William Nickels
Date Created: 1828-06-21
Abstract: Hand written bill of sale - from Halifax County, North Carolina - for slaves sold to Britton Duke on June 21, 1828. Sold by William Nickels. Includes the names of the slaves and the price paid for them. It is the second item in the folder.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001908
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Title: William S. Rosecrans in Stephenson, AL to Andrew Johnson in Nashville, TN
Author : William Starke Rosecrans, 1819-1898
Date Created: 1863-08-27
Abstract: Major General William S. Rosecrans writes to Military Governor Andrew Johnson of Tennessee about presidential orders to build the North Western Railroad. He details the military personnel available to help with the project, including engineers, troops and Colonel Thompson`s 1st and 2nd Reg`t Colored Troops. Rosecrans further explains that Col. Innes, Military Supervisor of Railroads, is to detail the number of engineers and furnish the "rolling shock" to complete the task.
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=200700000001878
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Title: Guest's Ticket to the Republican National Convention
Printer : Woodward and Tiernan Printing Company, St. Louis
Date Created: 1896
Abstract: Robert Reed Church's guest ticket to the Republican National Convention in St. Louis on June 16, 1896.
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=200800000001525
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Title: A Practical School, The Story of Howe Institute
Publisher : American Baptist Home Mission Society
Associated name : Howe Institute
Date Created: 1909
Abstract: A pamphlet describing the history and work of the Howe Institute established in Memphis, TN by Peter Howe and owned and controlled by the negro Baptists of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002524
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Title: African-American phosphate miners in Maury County, Tennessee
Publisher : Keystone View Company
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: Print from a viewer image by Keystone View Company of African American phosphate miners in Maury County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Mt. Pleasant Maury Phosphate Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000381
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Title: Album of Knoxville College and other missions among the Freedmen of the United Presbyterian Church
Creator : Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Missions for Freedmen
Attributed name : Knoxville College
Date Created: 1901
Abstract: Map showing the Freedmen's mission stations of the United Presbyterian Church and illustrations of buildings, faculty, students, and classrooms at Knoville, and school buildings in Chase City and Forfolk, Va., Henderson, N.C., Bristol and Athens, Tenn., Camden and Miller's Ferry, Ala.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001470
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Title: Allen-White Mirror
Publisher : Allen-White High School
Date Created: 1937-06
Abstract: This is an Allen-White High School newspaper. The African-American school was built with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund of Julius Rosenwald, CEO of Sears Roebuck Co.. The school was located in Whiteville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Allen-White High School
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003359
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Title: Are you aware of the PLANNED NEGRO INVASION
Distributor : NAACP
Date Created: 1959
Abstract: This is a racist pamphlet protesting the integration of African-American families into white Memphis neighborhood issued by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1959.
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=200800000003221
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Title: Asa Carter speaking
Attributed name : Knoxville Journal
Date Created: 1956-09-01
Abstract: Speechwriter and segregationist Asa Carter, a member of the White Citizens Council in Alabama, speaks against the integration of Clinton High School in Anderson County, Tennessee. Many young people are in the crowd.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Clinton High School Desegregation from the Knoxville Journal Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001230
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Title: Audience
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-02
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002000
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Title: Audience
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-03
Abstract: Audience putting donations in garbage can.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002004
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Title: Beale and Hernando
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: National Guardsmen
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002010
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Title: Beale and Hernando
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: National Guard at Beale and Hernando streets, 1968
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001971
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Title: Beale St.
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002023
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Title: Beale St. riot
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: in front of Schwab's store.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002024
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Title: Bedford College Announcement, 1894-1895
Distributor : Bedford College
Date Created: 1894
Abstract: This pamphlet from an African-American school in Shelbyville, Tennessee, gives the purpose of the school as preparing the co-educational student population with a practical and useful education. It describes the building as well the absence policy, courses of study, and tuition. The President was James B. Eskridge.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fly Cultural Arts Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003380
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Title: Bishop Thomas E. Demby
Photographer : Hooks Bros.
Date Created: 1918 - 1935
Abstract: On the outside of the photo frame is written "Bishop Thomas E. Demby 1st Colored Bishop in Episcopal Church was priest at Emmanuel Episcopal 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=200700000002723
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Title: Booker T Students Arrested
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: Booker T students being arrested, 1968.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001972
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Title: Certificate of enlistment for John Lenoir in the U.S. Colored Troops
Attributed name : United States. Army
Date Created: 1864-06-09
Abstract: John Lenoir was a slave of Lenoir and Brothers who were residents of Roane County. In 1864 Lenoir and Brothers signed this document to "voluntarily offer his (or her) into the service of the United States...for the period of three years or during the war."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001573
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