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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Sawmill
Photographer : C H Poland
Date Created: 1900 - 1940
Abstract: The interior of a sawmill. Two African American workers are loading planks of wood while a supervisor looks on from above.
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=200800000000246
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Title: Lumber industry
Photographer : C H Poland
Date Created: 1900 - 1940
Abstract: Lumberjacks preparing logs to be hauled 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=200800000000244
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Title: Lumberjacks
Photographer : C H Poland
Date Created: 1900 - 1940
Abstract: Lumberjacks working 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=200800000000241
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Title: Local Union #345 in Memphis, TN, to Park and City Commissioners, Memphis, TN
Associated name : United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Author : C. A. Graham
Author : C. A. Sarber
Date Created: 1911
Abstract: A letter from the local union protesting the plan to build a negro park near Overton Park, which was used by whites.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001647
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Title: C.C. Stranahan in Bledsoe County, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : C. C. Stranahan
Date Created: 1868-01-20
Abstract: In compliance with Eaton`s instructions, reports on elections held in August in each civil district in Bledsoe County. Lists clerks and directors chosen for the boards of education in each district. Information concerning schools in Bledsoe County, including conditions of school houses, money available for education, and education for Negroes.
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=200700000001775
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Title: C. M. Bryan in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : C. M. Bryan
Date Created: 1912-10-01
Abstract: A letter from the Memphis City Attorney to Mayor Crump discussing the legality and feasibility of prohibiting liquor sales to negros.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001649
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Title: Dr. C.S. Boyd
Associated name : C. S. Boyd
Date Created: 1900 - 1930
Abstract: Photograph of Dr. C.S. Boyd, a dentist with a practice on Vine Street in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: African-American Photography Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001218
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Title: C. Underwood, Pierce`s Station, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : C. Underwood
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-06-07
Abstract: The superintendant of Obion County schools is not fulfilling his responsibilities and suggests that I.R. Winston is well qualified to take his place. Mentions that a Mr. Pate, also suggested for the job, is opposed to Brownlow and to Negroes. Reveals activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Obion County.
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=200700000001761
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Title: Hannington Chapel
Author : Calbraith B. Perry
Date Created: 1885 - 1910
Abstract: This is a fundraising pamphlet for 500 dollars to finish building Hannington Chapel in Nashville, Tennessee. The chapel commemorates Bishop James Hannington of Eastern Equatorial Africa who was martyred for his faith on August 28th, 1885, in Usoga (Busoga), Uganda.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003363
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Title: Slave Hire Document from Jefferson County, Tennessee
Creator : Calloway Hodge
Date Created: 1864-02-05
Abstract: Document renting a slave belonging to Calloway Hodge of Jefferson County, Tennessee, to William Wilson of Jackson County, North Carolina for the course of a year. The document is signed by Wilson and witnessed, 1864 February 5.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Slave Hire Document from Jefferson County, Tennessee
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001522
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Title: P. B. S. Pinchback
Photographer : Carl C. Giers
Date Created: 1867 - 1921
Abstract: A photograph of the first African American to serve as a governor, in the state of Louisiana. The photograph was taken by Carl C. Giers of Nashville, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002720
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Title: Betty Jackson in front of a slave cabin with two little girls
Photographer : Carl Giers, 1828-1877
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1867
Abstract: The photo is probably of Betty Jackson, former slave of President Andrew Jackson in front of one of the brick slave cabins at The Hermitage. The two children are her great grandchildren. Betty is probably between 75 and 80 years old. She is wearing a jacket that appears to be made of silk, possibly from a discarded Hermitage drape. The photo is from a stereo view.
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=200800000000356
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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: Unidentified manuscript
Author : Charles Cansler
Date Created: 1831 - 1839
Abstract: These 2 pages are from the Charles Cansler Collection at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center. The author is not identified. Background information: Charles W. Cansler (1871-1953), Professor Cansler was born near Maryville, Tennessee in 1871. He was educated at Freedmen`s Normal Institue and attended Maryille college. He became the first Black railroad postal clerk in East Tennessee. At age 19 he passsed the bar examination. After practicing law for two years, he became principal of Austin High School. Under his leadership, the school grew from 80 to 437 students. Professor Cansler organized the East Tennessee Association of Teachers in Colored Schools and wass its first President. He also led the movement for parks and playgrounds in Knoxville. He became the first African-American to be nominated to the Tennessee State Legislature. Professor Cansler is the author of Three Generations, the story of a free Negro family in Tennessee from 1831-1939.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002756
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Title: Charles D. McGuffey in Clinton, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : Charles D. McGuffey
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-07-29
Abstract: Charles D. McGuffey, a school superintendent, writes John Eaton to discuss an African-American school in Anderson County that is supported by a New York society. There are plans for establishing two more similar school that will be supported by a Northern charity, but the teachers will be supplied by the state. McGuffey is disappointed that Eaton does not plan to run for re-election.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library. University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001709
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Title: Charles Eaton to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1878-02-09
Abstract: In this letter to his brother, Charles states he believes that education is the key to the future of African-Americans and that Southern prejudice is based on religion. He mentions Mrs. Shirley`s visit to the Eatons and John and Alice`s fine children. He tells of his investments and writing. He says that Fred and Mary Eaton are leaving for New York.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001726
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Title: Charles J. Woodbury in Memphis, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Charles J. Woodbury
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-12-03
Abstract: Woodbury, the Southern Educational Correspondent, remarks on Eaton`s instructions to him on collecting news of education in the South. Woodbury gives the number of "colored and white students" enrolled in Nashville Public Schools.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001330
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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: City School Commencement Excercises, Lebanon, Tennessee
Distributor : City School
Date Created: 1947-05-21
Abstract: This pamphlet is from the graduation commencement excercises of Market Street School, an African-American school in Lebanon, TN. It includes a program, the class roll, the faculty, and the class officers and honors studnets.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Roy Bailey African-American Museum and History Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003295
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Title: Tigerbelle Relayers, 1956
Photographer : Clanton, Earl
Date Created: 1956
Abstract: Members of the Tigerbelle Relayers of the Tennessee A and I State College pose beside a hurdle in 1956. Pictured are Mae Faggs, Isabelle Daniels, Wilma Rudolph and Lucinda Williams.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002035
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Title: Members of the U.S.A. National Team from the Tigerbelles of Tennessee A and I State University
Photographer : Clanton, Earl
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Members of the Tigerbelles track team of Tennessee A and I State University pose in their U.S. Olympic track suits with Coach Edward S. Temple. Pictured are Isabelle Daniels, Barbara Jones, Lucinda Williams and Wilma Rudolph. Coach Temple is wearing his 1959 Pan-American Games jacket and holding an 1956 United States Olympic Book.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002036
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Title: The truth about Columbia Tennessee cases
Author : Southern Conference for Human Welfare
Author of introduction : Clark H. Foreman, 1902-1977
Date Created: 1946
Abstract: This pamphlet presents the results of an investigation into a race-related incident that happened in Columbian, Tennessee on February 25, 1946 by the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. The incident reportedly involved the arrest and abuse by police officials of approximately 100 African-Americans who prevented the lynching of a young African-American Navy veteran.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001553
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Title: Letter to Charles Coffin in Greenville, TN
Author : Coffin
Recipient : Charles Coffin, 1775-1853
Date Created: 1813-04-28
Abstract: In this letter the writer, Charles Coffin`s brother, discusses the possible dissolution of the Union, American politics, African-Americans and a possible Civil War. he also brings Napolean and the European nations, Peter the Czar, and representative government into the discussion. Towards the end of the letter he writes news of family and friends.
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=200800000001268
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Title: Bingham, D.H.K. in Ardmore, Indian Territory, to Church, R.R. Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : D. H.K. Bingham
Recipient : R. R. Church
Date Created: 1904-05-16
Abstract: Bingham compliments Church for donating $1000 to a Confederate Reunion in Memphis, despite controversy. Then requests to money to travel to Memphis and explain his plan for making a million dollars and "Remove, our, Race`s troubles."
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=200800000000790
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Title: Letter from D.L. Chandler to General H.H. Thomas
Author : D. L. Chandler
Recipient : H. H. Thomas
Date Created: 1867-05-21
Abstract: Letter dated May 21, 1867 from D.L. Chandler to General H.H. Thomas. On the letterhead of the "Office of Superintendent Metropolitan Police." Says that Colonel Beaumont was answering one portion of General Thomas`s letter and he the other. States the suspected murderer of Wilson is Thomas W. Knowlton and describes him. Discusses the registration of the voters for the upcoming elections. Says that by polling day there should be 5,500 blacks and 3,200 whites registered, which should give a majority at the poll of 2,500. States that Colonel Stokes made a good impression, "although he has not the tricks of the politician to such a degree as Etheridge...Etheridge gets the shouts and yells, while Stokes carries the votes." Says that the "work at Bartlett`s Station produced good fruit," with the result that 300 blacks were registered. "The meeting was the first one we had had in that vicinity and stirred the darky mind wonderfully..." Says that the party is in good spirits. Wishes that Stokes was less defensive with Etheridge. Urges that he attack him continuously.
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=200700000001795
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