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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford, Dixson Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1831-12-20
Abstract: Letter from Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs revealing Burford`s plan to withdraw his capital from Saunders` slave trading company in the summer of 1832. Comments on their continuing involvement in a lawsuit in federal court of land, and reveals tha Burford sought to buy a "boy." Suanders could not fulfill the request at that time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001841
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan in Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1833-05-06
Abstract: Letter form Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee, noting that Saunders renewed his agreement with Armfield and will remain in the slave trading buisness. Tells Burford that their profits should be larger than last year`s. Reference is made to Mr. Franklin. Tells Burford to settle their joint lawsuit over land during the next court term. Notes the deline in slave prices and again offers to sell Mary and her child Lucy to Burford. Burford`s notation on this leter indicates that he bought them for $500.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001845
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1832-10-30
Abstract: Letter from Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee revealing Saunders` current activities in the slave trade. Casual description of a slave auction and comments on prices. Saunders reveals that Burford placed a second order and then canceled it. Discussion of slave deaths and disease in one of Saunders` slave gangs coming into the South [?].
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001844
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford, Dixon Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1832-07-04
Abstract: Letter with separate envelope from Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee written on the blank page of a letter Armfield wronte on July 2 in Alexandria, Virginia to Saunders. Reports the state of their common business concern and reveals Burford`s share of the year`s profits. General comments on the slave trade and on the Burford-Saunders Lawsuit in federal court.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001842
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford at Nashville
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1832-09-30
Abstract: Letter from Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, to Burford at Nashville confirming the receipt of $1,200 for an undisclosed number of slaves. Saunders, who apparently has the slaves, tells Burford to send an agent for them.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001843
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Title: Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, VA to Saunders, Warrenton, VA
Recipient : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1830-12-06
Abstract: Letter from Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, Virginia to Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, asking for delivery of all Negroes on hand to Alexandria for shipment to New Orleans.
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=200700000001831
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Title: Negro Baptism
Photographer : Kirk, Matt
Date Created: 1920 - 1930
Abstract: Negro baptism on the bank of the Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tennessee.
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=200700000002060
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Title: Clerk`s report on sale of slaves
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Plaintiff : A. E. Wilkins
Defendant : Margaret Wilkins
Date Created: 1863-07-06
Abstract: This case is between A.E. Wilkins (plaintiff) vs. Margaret Wilkins and others (defendants) over the sale of seven slaves: Bob, Harry Sr., Hank, Eliza, Amanda, John and Harry Jr. These individuals were sold for a total price of $2470 U.S. dollars, with $700 dollars in Confederate notes. William Craig, Clerk of the Knox County Court signed the document on July 6, 1863.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Knox County Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001874
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-11-06
Abstract: News of a criticism of Dr. Shaw at a meeting of colored people. Various items of news concerning politics in Memphis.
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=200800000000784
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1879-06-04
Abstract: In this letter to his brother, L.B. is glad to see that Congress has taken favorable action toward the Bureau of Education. He discusses his own financial situation at length and comments on inter-family finances. He mentions the migration of African-Americans to Mississippi and the situation in Memphis concerning orphans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001727
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1872-05-02
Abstract: L.B. Eaton encloses letters from Nathan Eaton and Nathan`s wife, Fannie that indicate they may separate. L.B. hints at what measures they will take concerning Nathan. He gives a detailed picture of the political mood in Memphis, concluding that Grant`s strength is great among African Americans and Democrats. he relates news of his accounts for the Marshall`s office.
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=200700000001721
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-01
Abstract: Informs him that the Post cannot include more religious and sentimental material because of lack of space and that much of John`s news is dated when it arrives. Relates how he lost his position as clerk to Sheldon Lewis through bribery on the part of Taft and Boswell. Mentions the killing of a Negro on Nunn`s farm, Barbour Lewis` cordiality since his near indictment, and the brisk business at the paper.
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=200800000001105
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Title: Portrait of a Couple
Attributed name : L. D. Fagg
Date Created: 1890 - 1920
Abstract: Portrait of a couple labeled "Charles and Mary - Maryville, Tenn." Photo signed by "L.D. Fagg."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: African-American Photography Collection
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002035
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Title: Houk in 1865
Author : L.C Houk
Date Created: 1865-08-01
Abstract: This campaign letter was written and distributed by L.C. Houk to the voters of the 2nd Congressional District of Tennessee. Houk ran as a candidate for congress in 1865. He is attacking his opponent, named simply as "Maynard" for condemning the President, supporting the African American suffrage movement, as well as the failures of his professional life.
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=200800000003250
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, Fisk University, 3
Author : Lawrence Neale Jones, 1921-
Date Created: 1963-08-06
Abstract: This letter is one in a chain of correspondence between Senator Albert Gore and Fisk University`s Dean of Chapel, Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. The two men are discussing Senate Bill S-1731, proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002581
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, Fisk University, 1
Author : Lawrence Neale Jones, 1921-
Date Created: 1963-07-26
Abstract: This letter is one in a chain of correspondence between Senator Albert Gore and Fisk University`s Dean of Chapel, Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. The two men are discussing Senate Bill S-1731, proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002579
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Title: Letter, Nov. 22, A.D. 1993, Jackson, Tennessee to Lt. Governor John S. Wilder
Correspondent : Lee E. Branch
Date Created: 1993-11-22
Abstract: This letter describes the events that lead to saving the Lorraine Motel, site of Dr. King`s assassination, from destruction. It also provides capsule descriptions of many individuals contributions to the civil rights struggle in Memphis, as remembered by Lee Branch. Mr. Branch was on the Board of Directors of the National Civil Rights Museum.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001627
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Title: The Colored Ward at the Mountain Branch Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Publisher : Lester Harris
Date Created: 1921
Abstract: A group of African-American veterans stand outside their ward at the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Veterans.
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=200800000000418
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Title: M.C. Wilcox in Knoxville, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : M. C. Wilcox
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-08-06
Abstract: Wilcox reports the opening of both African-American and white schools in the Knoxville area and the closing of some African-American schools because of lack of funds. Wilcox expects the financial aid from sources in the North and East for African American colored schools without sufficient public funds. Wilcox says that "a dark cloud passed over the school horizon" the previous day.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Papers
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library. University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001708
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Title: Hiland, M.M. in Ashland City, Tennessee to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : M. M. Hiland
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-06-06
Abstract: Long and passionate declaration of the writer`s loyalty to the Republican Party and to Eaton, his hope that reconstruction will come to Tennessee, and his disgust for the rebels who have regained power in the state. Reminds Eaton that the writer taught a colored school and now, because of the Ku Klux Kland intimidation, cannot secure a teaching position. Desires and appointment as U.S. storekeeper and asks Eaton`s help.
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=200800000001202
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Title: Rossiler, M. in Washington, D.C. to Frazier, James B. in Washington, D.C.
Author : M. Rossiler
Recipient : James Beriah Frazier, 1858-1937
Date Created: 1907-01-22
Abstract: Rossiler, acting director of the Department of Commerce and Labor Bureau of the Census, writes to Frazier in response to his request for information. Rossiler relates that he has information only on the percent of illiterate negroes and does not have information on the amount of property owned by negroes or the criminality among negroes in the southern states compared to the northern states.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: James B. Frazier Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001003
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Title: W. C. Handy at piano
Photographer : M. Smith
Date Created: 1944-11-05
Abstract: This photograph was given to Robert R. Church, Jr. It is signed on the front by W. C. Handy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002722
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Title: Malcolm McKay Bonner in Memphis, TN to Tony Langston in Chicago, IL
Author : Malcolm McKay Bonner
Recipient : Tony Langston
Date Created: 1923-09-15
Abstract: Malcolm Bonner, who was associated in managing the Palace and Venus theatres in Memphis, TN on Beale Avenue, writes Tony Langston, an editor at the
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=200700000001947
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Title: Letter from Birmingham City Jail
Author : Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968
Associated name : American Friends Service Committee
Date Created: 1963-05
Abstract: Published by the American Friends Service Committee. This copy belonged to Roberta Church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002670
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Title: Teacher and students outside the Glover School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 2007-07-30
Abstract: The students and teacher pose outside Glover School (colored), an elementary school in eastern Stewart County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000414
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