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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Nettles, D.T. in Memphis, Tennessee, to Orgill, Edmund in Memphis, Tennessee
Author : D. T. Nettles
Recipient : Edmund Orgill
Date Created: 1956-03-05
Abstract: A letter from a Memphis citizen protesting the possibility of putting a "negro" on the board of John Gaston Hospital. Nettles writes, "I am for 128% white supremacy."
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=200800000001032
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Title: Saunders, Jordan M. in New Orleans, LA to Burford, David in Carthage, TN
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1829-11-17
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, New Orleans, to Burford, Carhage, Tennessee, discussing prices for negroes in New Orleans, the quality of sugar and cotton crops, and the probability of legislation prohibiting further importation of slaves into Louisiana.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Paper, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001824
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Title: David Crockett in Washington, D.C., to George Patton
Author : David Crockett, 1786-1836
Recipient : George Patton
Associated name : Rebecca Ann Burgin
Date Created: 1829-01-27
Abstract: In this letter, David Crockett writes of the death of his niece, Rebecca Ann Burgin, whose skull was crushed between the yoke of a team of oxen and a post. He also speaks of an impending trade in which he was to give a mule and 150 dollars in exchange for one "negro boy about ten years of age and well grown."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Tennessee Historical Society Miscellaneous Files, 1688-1951
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002506
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Title: Petition for Emancipation of slave, Esea, 1820
Signer : David Shelby
Date Created: 1820-11-20
Abstract: This is a Petition for Emancipation made on November 20, 1820 that asks the County Court of Sumner County to free a slave of William Trigg (deceased), Esea because of the request in William Trigg`s Last Will and Testament for Esea`s freedom because of meritorious services rendered his master. In the court order granting freedom to Esea, Samuel K. Blythe was to put up $500 as security to indemnify the county of any incidental charge or expense that may be incurred by reason of the freeing of "said negro Esea."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002733
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Title: Mrs. Joseph Dumars in Memphis, TN to Alice Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Dumars
Date Created: 1868-08-16
Abstract: Expresses the writer`s best wishes on the birth of Alice`s son. Touches on politics in Memphis, mentioning a meeting of the radicals to be held that night at which they hope to prove that the Negroes are not armed.
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=200700000001771
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Title: Alfred Jackson at the first Hermitage
Photographer : E. K. Sturdevant
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1889
Abstract: Photograph of Alfred Jackson, former slave of President Andrew Jackson. Alfred lies in the grass in front of the original Hermitage, a log structure fallen into disrepair.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000355
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Title: Ralph Boston, in his U.S. Olympic Team jacket, with friends at Tennessee A and I State University
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Ralph Boston, U.S. Olympian in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, and a member of the Tennessee State A and I University track team, stands with friends from Tennessee A and I State University, now Tennessee State University. Boston's specialty was the long jump, and he won a gold medal in the 1960 Rome Olympic games, a silver medal in the 1964 Toyko Olympics and a bronze medal in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.
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=200800000002034
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Title: Coach Edward S. Temple and Muhammed Ali at Tennessee A and I State University
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1965
Abstract: In this photograph, Coach Edward S. Temple, women's track coach, shakes hands with Muhammed Ali at Tennessee A and I State University, now Tennessee State University.
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=200800000002041
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Title: Edith McGuire and Wyomia Tyus preparing to travel to the 1964 Olympic Games in Toyko
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1964
Abstract: Tigerbelles Edith McGuire and Wyomia Tyus of Tennessee A and I State University (now Tennessee State University) sit upon a suitcase, surrounded by their luggage at the Nashville Municipal Airport prior to traveling to Toyko, Japan for the 1964 Olympic Games. They were members of the 4x100 relay team that won a silver medal. Tyus won the gold medal and McGuire the silver medal in the 100 meters. McGuire won the gold medal for the 200 meters.
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=200800000002030
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Title: Tigerbelle Track Team, 1960
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Members of the 1960 Tigerbelle track team of Tennessee A and I State University pose with Coach Edward S. Temple. Pictured are Mae Faggs, Wilma Rudolph, Lucinda Williams, Margaret Matthews, Isabelle Daniels, and Willye B. White.
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=200800000002032
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Title: Wilma Rudolph
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Wilma Rudolph, hailed as the "Lady of Gold" and "La Gazelle Noire," was the first woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympiad. In 1960, she won the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the 400-meter relay in Rome, Italy.
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=200800000002038
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Title: Orgill, Edmund in Memphis, Tennessee, to Hollingsworth, Gordon in Germantown, Tennessee
Author : Edmund Orgill
Recipient : Gordon Hollingsworth
Date Created: 1956-03-15
Abstract: A letter in which the Mayor of Memphis expresses his stance against racial integration in the school system.
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=200800000001031
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Title: Realpolitical Institute
Author : Realpolitical Institute
Recipient : Edmund Orgill
Date Created: 1956 - 1959
Abstract: Letter from a white supremacist, anti-semite group founded in Chicago, Illinois requesting support. Their slogan is "Whiteman Awake-The Hour Is Late!"
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=200800000001033
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Title: Emancipation Petition of slave, Sukey
Signer : Edward Douglass
Date Created: 1806-03-19
Abstract: A legal Petition for Emancipation made by a slave (Sukey) who had been emancipated by the will of her deceased master, John Headon, for the faithful attention she had given to him, especially in his illness. According to the legal order granting her freedom, Sukey was "forever free with all her future posterity born or to be born since the death of her said master." A security in the amount of $1,000 was required. Edward Douglass, chairman of the court signed the order.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Miscellaneous documents
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002732
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age three and some months, to Aaron V. Allen
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Aaron V. Allen
Date Created: 1852-05-03
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age three and some months, to Aaron V. Allen. Allen agrees to instruct the boy in the occupation of farming. At the expiration of the boy`s term of service, he was to be given a horse, saddle, and bridle valued at seventy-five dollars, and a good suit of clothes "over and above his clothes" worth fifteen dollars.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002811
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of the children of Emily F. Mills to Howell C. Hayes
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Howell C. Hayes
Signer : William Buchanan
Date Created: 1850-11-04
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of the children of Emily F. Mills to Howell C. Hayes and William Buchanan. The children were "free negroes", Martha, born 1840, William, b. 1844, Frances, b. 1845, John, b. 1847, and Barbara, b. 1849. The boys were to learn farming and horsemanship; the girls were to learn spinning and housework.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002812
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell to William Inman
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : William Inman
Associated name : Harriet Parnell
Date Created: 1842-06-10
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell, an orphan age 7, to William Inman. Parnell was to serve as Inman`s apprentice until the age of 18. Inman agreed to teach her the occupation of spinster and seamstress as well as how to read and write legibly. At the end of Parnell`s service, she was to receive a bed, furniture, and set of clothes from Inman.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002813
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age seven, to John Davis
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : John Davis
Date Created: 1855-10-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a colored boy age seven, to John Davis. Davis agrees to instruct the boy in the occupation of farming. At the expiration of the boy`s term of service, Davis was to give him a horse, saddle, and bridle valued at seventy-five dollars, and a good suit of clothes "over and above his clothes" to be worth fifteen dollars.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002810
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Title: Edwin Lehman Johnson in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Edwin Lehman Johnson
Date Created: 1910-06-18
Abstract: A letter complaining about "negro dives" and asking Mayor Crump for support of tougher prohibition legislation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001648
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Title: Edwin Lehman Johnson in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Edwin Lehman Johnson
Date Created: 1912-02-21
Abstract: A letter to Mayor Crump advocating a prohibition on liquor sales to negros in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001915
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Title: Bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke
Author : Eliza Mason
Author : Thomas Bowling
Author : Robert Ger
Date Created: 1836-06-01
Abstract: Hand written bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke on June 1, 1836. Sold by Eliza Mason, Thomas Bowling, and Robert Ger. Two other signer`s names are illegible. The bill of sale includes the given name of the slaves and the prices paid. It has "State of Tennessee Shelby County Court" written as a header. On the verso is partially illegible writing, part of which reads,"Bill of Sale for B Duke..." It is the fifth 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=200700000001911
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Title: Civil rights marchers picket Cotton Carnival
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1960 - 1967
Abstract: Civil rights marchers picket segregated Cotton Carnival.Sign in forefront reads, Why spend your money at a Segregationist Second-Rate Carnival.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001425
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Title: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shakes hands with Benjamin L. Hooks
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1959-07-31
Abstract: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shakes hands with Benjamin L. Hooks at the Freedom Rally in Memphis, Tennessee. July 31, 1959.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001422
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Title: Demonstration during public school boycott
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1969
Abstract: Laurie Sugarmon and Rev. Ezekial Bell lead demonstrations during the public school boycott, fall of 1969.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001423
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Title: Students conduct a lunch counter sit-in
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1960 - 1967
Abstract: Students from LeMoyne College and Owen College conduct a lunch counter sit-in. Downtown Memphis. Employee installing sign stating "This counter closed".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001428
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