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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.20"


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Title: Note about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Author : Frank Holloman
Date Created: 1986-04-04
Abstract: Note from Holloman`s desk describing the trajectory of the bullet that killed Dr. King.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001904
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Title: A. H. Walker, Richland Valley, Weakley County to Governor Brownlow
Author : A. H. Walker
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1867-04-15
Abstract: A.H. Walker writing from Richland Valley, Weakley County, asks for advice on what to do about William H. Hornbeck of the Quorum Court. Hornbeck, as a member of the court in 1861, voted $4,000 for the Confederacy and a property tax to benefit "the families of rebel soldiers." Hornbeck joined Captain McCutchen "and went to Columbus, Ky. in search of Yankees." On December 8, 1866 Hornbeck took from Judge Lamarr the oath specified in the Franchise Law and was appointed an election judge. Walker wants him stripped of office. Also says that the Tax Collector has recently been shot. Says that without protection registering voters will be dangerous. Says that Emerson Etheridge used "his influence to prevent raising a company in his county." States that if his suggestions to Brownlow were known, his life would be endangered. 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=200800000001154
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 1
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-03-28
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about Gore`s decision not to sign the Southern Manifesto and the balance of state and federal powers. Gore explains that though his position has subjected him to much criticism, he stands by his initial beliefs. The so-called Southern Manifesto was a 1956 document signed by 96 Southern legislators opposed to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of integrated public schooling. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002568
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 2
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-05-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about Gore`s decision to refrain from signing the Southern Manifesto. Gore briefly explains his position and thanks the citizen for his letter. The so-called Southern Manifesto was a 1956 document signed by 96 Southern legislators opposed to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of integrated public schooling. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002569
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Title: Letter on Law and Order, 1
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-06-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about a particular civil rights demonstration commonly called the "Poor Peoples` Campaign" and federal gun laws. Gore briefly explains his position on gun control and reassures the citizen that the demonstration shall receive his close attention. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002574
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Title: Letter on Ole Miss Incident
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1962-10-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted him with their thoughts regarding developments at the University of Mississippi. Outraged college students and citizens rioted on September 20, 1962, in reaction to desegregation attempts on campus. Two people died as a result of the events.
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=200700000002560
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Title: Letter on Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-04-11
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen who sent him a telegram discussing the President`s order to fly to United States flag at half-staff in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.`s death. The citizen opposed this measure, and Gore reassures him that the President has the authority to order such actions. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002573
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 3
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-02-22
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a student requesting the senator`s position on segregation for use in a term paper assignment. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002570
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 4
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1958-01-22
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a couple opposed to the "Parents Voluntary Plan" in Nashville. This plan, according to Gore, is "a proposal of local citizens for a plan to meet the requirements of the decision of the Supreme Court on segregation." Gore believes that local citizens should have the right to recommend a plan for the administration of their schools. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002571
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights Freedom Riders
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1961-05-27
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about the mistreatment of Alabama Freedom Riders. The citizen wishes for peaceful actions to be taken to end this violence. Gore agrees with the citizen and hopes that "orderly procedure" will oust "the medium of mob rule." Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
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=200700000002572
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Title: Southern Senators Filibuster to Stop Civil Rights Legislation
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1949-03-20
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Representative Albert Gore of Tennessee describes the defeat of Civil Rights legislation in the Senate by a filibuster orchestrated by Southern senators. He also tells of the animosity present within the Democratic party, for Democratic senators from the East, North, and West resented the Southern senators spiteful efforts to oppose rent control in retaliation for their arduous fight against Civil Rights legislation. Gore reports Congressional discussion of the possibility that the Army is conducting too much "loose talking" and disapproves of the Air Corps` "costly publicity stunts."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003315
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Title: Revision of Democratic Party Platform
Attributed name : Alexander W Chambliss
Date Created: 1902-05-27
Abstract: A statement of the platform of the Democratic Party in Tennessee, restating principles found the Declaration of Independence. It includes criticism of the Republican Party on general principles and relating specific bills. The declaration condemns monopolies and tariffs, and supports the global struggle for liberty.
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=200800000003211
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Title: Joan Fontaine and her Negro Screen Lover
Publisher : American Nationalist
Date Created: 1957
Abstract: A flyer from a white supremacist, anti-integration group in California, American Nationalist. This flyer warns of interracial romance depicted in Hollywood movies, citing an upcoming release entitled "Island in the Sun" featuring on-screen love scenes between Joan Fontaine and Harry Belafonte. The flyer urges drastic measures including boycotting.
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=200800000003311
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Title: Two unidentified girls, one black and one white, seated on a cane bench
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: Two young girls, one white and one black, pose for a picture upon a wooden bench in a park-like setting. A building behind them seems to be part of a college campus.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001380
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Title: Where There's a Will, There's a Way
Illustrator : Armelee
Date Created: 1920-08-10
Abstract: This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee leaping over a wooden fence (constitutional technicalities) to come to the aid of a young woman (suffrage)stranded on a rock (35th state) while attempting to cross a stream (strong opposition) and reach the other side (36th state). A caption in the upper left corner proclaims "What does one care for a high fence and deep water, when such an opportunity presents itself."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001450
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Title: Letter, March 26 A.D. 1965, Memphis, Tenn. to Warren
Correspondent : Arnold Blain
Date Created: 1965-03-26
Abstract: This letter describes the experiences of Arnold Blain and John Wesley at the Montgomery March in Montgomery, Alabama. The letter was written the day after the march. The men travelled to Montgomery from Memphis. A note is attached to the letter. It was written by Selma Lewis and addressed to Jim Johnson at the history department of the Memphis Public Library. Mrs. Lewis provided this photocopy of the letter to the library. The note provides brief biographical information on both men. The note is dated "1/5/89."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001906
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Title: B. F. Auld in Nashville, TN, to E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C.
Author : B. F. Auld
Associated name : Tennessee Anti-Saloon League
Date Created: 1932-12-03
Abstract: A letter urging Congressman Crump to vote against the repeal of prohibition.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001659
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Title: B.G. Alexander in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E.H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : B. G. Alexander
Associated name : The Memphis Young Men`s Christian Association
Date Created: 1910-09-24
Abstract: A letter from the local YMCA complaining about the recent opening of several saloons in the area.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001644
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-26
Abstract: Plans to come to Nashville within several days. Long discussion of state politics in which he mentions that he feels he can win in spite of great opposition. Warning to be careful of Tomeny, Beaumont, and their friends. Remarks concerning Judge Smith`s desire to be mayor. References throughout to an unspecified crisis which is impending.
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=200800000000754
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Title: [Letter] 1847 Jul. 23, Memphis [to Mary Porter]
Author : Ben Sawtell
Recipient : Mary Porter
Date Created: 1847-07-23
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated July 23, 1847, from Benjamin Sawtell in Memphis to his niece Mary Porter in Connecticut. Sawtell describes a recent temperance celebration and discusses the latest news of Memphis temperance societies.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003030
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Feb. 23, College Hill, Hanover, [Indiana] [to] Miss Mary C. Porter
Author : Ben Sawtell
Recipient : Mary C. Porter
Date Created: 1849-02-23
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Ben Sawtell to his niece, Mary C. Porter, on February 23, 1849. Ben attends South Hanover College in Indiana and tells Mary of the school and social events happening there. Ben also discusses events happening to acquaintances of theirs, as well as mentioning his support for the sewing and abolitionist societies with which Mary is involved.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003130
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Title: Genius of Universal Emancipation v.1, no. 10; v. 2 no. 2-4
Editor : Benjamin Lundy
Date Created: 1822
Abstract: The Genius of Universal Emancipation is a periodical containing essays, letters, and poems from England and America denouncing slavery. A significant amount of the publications was written in Tennessee, where it was published. Much of the rhetoric uses Christianity and verses from the Christian Bible as an argument against slavery. It is one of the first abolitionist serials published in the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Cataloged Items in the McClung Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001247
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Title: Bruce R. Payne in Nashville, TN to E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C.
Author : Bruce R. Payne
Date Created: 1933-01-23
Abstract: A Friends of Prohibition group telegram asking Crump to oppose repeal of the 18th amendment.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001666
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Title: Franklin College
Illustrator : C. Foster
Date Created: 1845
Abstract: This is an sketch of Franklin College in Franklin, Tennessee. Franklin College was founded in 1845 by Rev. Tolbert Fanning in an attempt to bring education to the poor. The college was closed at the outbreak of the Civil War. The building was burned in 1866 and is now the property of Fanning Orphan School. In front of the main building is a large circle drive. Several house-size buildings are next it. In the foreground is a large courtyard with newly planted trees.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Franklin College Collection
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002288
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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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