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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: African-American Memphians on the levee during the flood. The caption is, "Home on the Levee." One of a series of photographs of the 1912 flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
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=200800000000196
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: African-American Memphians camping on the levee during the flood. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
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=200800000000189
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: African-American Memphians on the levee during the flood. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
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=200800000000195
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: African-American Memphians camping on the levee in a shanty home. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
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=200800000000188
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Title: Commencement Class of Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, 1933
Photographer : J.R. Anderson
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: This composite photograph shows the 1933 graduating class of Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, now Tennessee State University. Pictured in the center are college president William J. Hale and dean George W. Gore, Jr.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: TSU Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002011
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Title: Clergy of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, to President J. A. Garfield, in Washington, D.C.
Author : Clergy of Memphis
Recipient : James A. Garfield, 1831-1881
Associated name : Robert Reed Church, 1839-1912
Date Created: 1881-06-11
Abstract: A letter, signed by several members of the Memphis clergy, petitioning the President to appoint Robert Reed Church as Post-Master for the city of Memphis.
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=200800000000791
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Title: M.B.C. and J.G.M. Ramsey at Exile`s Retreat near Charlotte, North Carolina to their children in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : James Gettys Ramsey, 1797-1884
Author : Margaret Barton Ramsey, 1802-1889
Date Created: 1866-09-09
Abstract: Mrs. M.B.C. Ramsey writes to her daughter, Mrs. E.A.R. Breck and relates the resignation of their pastor because he wished to preach to freed slaves and his congregation opposed this. She discusses the family`s plans to settle in Alabama and her expectations of their new home. She relays news from Uncle Arthur and his family, including his fears about Crozier`s remaining in Knoxville during Reconstruction and his family`s plans to return there. In the same letter, Mr. J.G.M Ramsey adds a note to their children, Margaret Jane, Lizzie, and Crozier. He reports that he has been suffering from rheumatism and expresses a wish that they could raise Henrietta`s two sons. He discusses the present low value of land and the future of politics in the country.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001902
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Title: Bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke
Author : James H. Markham
Date Created: 1836-05-16
Abstract: Hand written bill of sale for slaves sold to Britton Duke on May 16, 1836. Sold by James H. Markham. The bill lists her given name as "Mariah," age "25," purchased for "one thousand dollars." The bill`s header reads "State of Tennessee Shelby County." On the verso is written an illegible name and "Bill of sail." It is the fourth 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=200700000001909
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Title: James Moore King in Rural Rest to Thomas Moore
Author : James Moore King
Date Created: 1835-08
Abstract: This is a letter dated August, 1835 from James Moore King to his cousin Thomas Moore. He conveys the price many slaves are being sold for and their characteristics.
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=200800000002911
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Title: The Burning of Ell Person at Memphis
Author : James Weldon Johnson
Date Created: 1919
Abstract: Subtitled "A Report made for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People." The author, James Weldon Johnson, was the Field Secretary for the NAACP. The report details the investigation of a murder that occurred in Memphis on April 30, 1919 of a 16 year old girl named Antoinette Rappal. Several allegations were made against both black and white men. The report brings together articles from the Memphis Press.
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=200800000003304
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Title: James Weldon Johnson in New York, NY, to R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : James Weldon Johnson
Date Created: 1921-10-21
Abstract: This is a telegram from James Weldon Johnson in New York City to R.R. Church in Memphis relaying that the anti-lynching bill, HR 13, was received favorably by the Judiciary Committee to the House of Representatives. Mr. Johnson asks Mr. Church to flood his representatives in congress with telegrams urging them to pass the bill.
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=200800000003305
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Title: Southern Rights Ticket
Creator : Southern Rights Party
Associated name : Jefferson Davis, 1808-1889
Associated name : William G. Swan
Date Created: 1861
Abstract: Southern Rights Ticket advocating Southern Democrats who had split from the regular Democratic party for office in the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis is listed as the only Presidential nominee for the Confederate states. William G. Swan is from East Tennessee and is running for Congress of the Confederacy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001244
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Title: Nashville Christian Institute Charter and Amendment
Secretary : Joe C. Carr
Date Created: 1941-05-22
Abstract: This is a document for a school chartered in 1941 as a private Christian school for African-Americans. Their most successful years were after World War II when many veterans returned to finish their high school edcuation. This copy was issued Feb 14, 1967, when the school closed. The property was sold, and the proceeds given to David Lipscomb College for the establishment of a scholarship fund for African-American students. Joe C. Car was the Secretary of State of Tennessee at that time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Nashville Christian Institute
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003276
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Title: John C. Underwood, Alexandria, Virginia to Governor Brownlow
Author : John C. Underwood
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1865-10-07
Abstract: From John C. Underwood in Alexandria, Virginia. On the letterhead of the "United States Marshal`s Office." Praises Brownlow`s stand on Black suffrage. Contains clerk`s notations.
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=200700000001805
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Title: John Carey in Fayetteville, TN to William Gannaway Brownlow in Nashville, TN
Author : John Carey
Date Created: 1867-07-08
Abstract: John (Jno.) Carey, the Commissioner of Registration for Lincoln County, Tennessee writes to Governor Brownlow to request soldiers to protect the "colored voters" from the threats of discontented rebels. He reports that he has been cursed and threatened himself, but that he will do his duty to his country, his state and to Union men, "rebels to the contrary notwithstanding." He thinks that the white voters can take care of themselves, and because the freedmen need protection, Carey requests one company of soldiers immediately.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Governor William G. Brownlow Papers, 1865-1869
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001896
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Title: Journal of John C. Robertson, Volume Two
Author : John Collier Robertson, 1846-
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: This is the second journal of three that Robertson wrote beginning in 1866. This journal covers the time period of September 1865 until June 1866. He describes travel on trains through Sweetwater, Athens, and Chattanooga. He also discusses his thoughts on abolitionism and describes fights at the train station in Chattanooga, giving insight into race relations at the time. Robertson devised a personal subject index located at the end of each journal.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001864
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Title: Defense Of The Negro
Author : John H. Grant
Date Created: 1903
Abstract: A pamphlet written in response to a racist editorial in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The editorial claimed that "negro suffrage was a failure." Rev. J.H. Grant was pastor of Avery Chapel A.M.E. Church in Memphis, TN.
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=200700000002668
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Title: Landlord What In The Heaven Is The Matter With You?
Author : John Henry
Date Created: 1934 - 1984
Abstract: This is a poem written by John Henry, Negro Union Organizer in an answer to an attack in a Negro paper published at Forest City, Arkansas called the Southern Liberator.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Southern Tenant Farmers Union Ephemera 1934-84
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003223
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Title: Slave loan contract for Cain
Author : John Porter
Date Created: 1819-02-23
Abstract: Promissory note offering the use of a slave boy, Cain, in exchange for six hundred dollars. The note of the return on the back is dated April 9, 1830.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: McCutchen Family Papers
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001914
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Title: John Russell Bartlett in Providence, RI to William Gannaway Brownlow in Nashville, TN
Author : John Russell Bartlett, 1805-1886
Author : Rhode Island General Assembly
Date Created: 1865-06-21
Abstract: John R. Bartlett, the Secretary of State of Rhode Island, sent a letter and a resolution to Governor Brownlow at the order of the General Assembly of the state of Rhode Island. The "Resolutions in Relation to the Reconstruction of the States Recently in Rebellion" declares that the General Assembly and the people of Rhode Island believe that the moral and legal authority of the federal government should be used to equal rights, including the right to vote, for people regardless of color.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Governor William G. Brownlow Papers, 1865-1869
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001895
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Title: Slave bill of sale for Sam, purchased by Lipscomb
Author : John Tull
Assignee : Robert Hurst
Associated name : Thomas Lipscomb
Date Created: 1843-04-17
Abstract: Bill of sale to Thomas Lipscomb for a slave boy named Sam, age 6-7, purchased for $175. The deed is registered with Bedford County clerk. Tull warrants that the boy is "sound in body," possesses a good mind, and is a slave for life.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002789
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Title: Pictures of Maynard James
Artist; Creator : Joseph Delaney, 1904-1991
Photographer : Browder Studios
Date Created: 1950
Abstract: 2 tifs. Two representations of Maynard James, Sr. by Boyd Browder. The first is a charcoal sketch of James, and the second is a photograph of James in suit and tie. The representations, despite parallel subjects, convey different emotions, each best utilizing their medium. Boyd Browder was one of Knoxville's most important black photographer. He specialized in portrait and human photography, especially in the black community, and his studio, Browder Studios, was prominent during its time. Additionally, Browder was elected to the Knox County court from 1942-1946.
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=200800000001615
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan M. in Warrenton, VA to Burford, David in Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Jourdan M. Saunders
Date Created: 1847-05-24
Abstract: Discussion of the sale, transportation, and price of slaves as well as presidential and party politics. Saunders notes that slave prices are regulated by cotton and sugar, and the best markets are in Louisiana and Mississippi. Discussion of the difficutly of transporting slaves to market due to lack of transportation facilities.
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=200700000001832
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, New Orleans, LA to Burford, Carthage
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-02-13
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, New Orleans, to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee describing new purchases and relating his interest in Louisiana slavery laws. He asks for Burford`s advice on continuing the partnership and on a possible association with the Franklins.
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=200700000001829
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Norfolk, VA to Burford, Carthage, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Author : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-05-21
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, Norfolk, Virginia to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee in regard to their accounts and to the agreements reached with Franklin.
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=200700000001830
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