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


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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 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: 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: Courting Colonel Tennessee
Illustrator : Clubb
Date Created: 1920-08-11
Abstract: This political cartoon shows a harried Colonel Tennessee on a sofa, his hat on the floor, upturned with its brim labeled 'Tennessee Legislature.' Two young women sit on either side of the Colonel, vying for his attention. One represents 'suffrage' and the other 'anti-suffrage.' A sign tacked up on the wall behind them says 'Special Session,' as the legislature of Tennessee was meeting at the time to decide upon the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
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=200700000001453
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Title: D.B. Hagar in Salem, MA to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : D. B. Hagar, 1820-1896
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-11-18
Abstract: Hagar, principal of the State Normal School in Salem, MA, offers high praise for Eaton`s report which the writer feels is of interest to educators throughout the nation and does much honor to Eaton. The report may spur Tennessee`s thinking people into saving the system begun by Eaton. Hagar expresses wonder at what Eaton has accomplished in two years.
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=200700000001706
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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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Title: Old Age Compensation Act
Author : Dr. E. Pope
Associated name : National Old Age Pension Association
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: A flyer that outlines the components of the "Old Age Compensation Act," a piece of legislation being pushed by the National Old Age Pension Association.
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=200700000001654
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Title: E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C., to Bruce R. Payne in Nashville, TN
Author : E. H. Crump, 1874-1954
Date Created: 1933-01-24
Abstract: Crump`s reply to the Friends of Prohibition`s request that he oppose repealing 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=200700000001667
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Title: E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C., to the Methodist Ministers Association in Memphis, TN
Author : E. H. Crump, 1874-1954
Date Created: 1932-12-05
Abstract: A telegram informing the Methodist Ministers Association that a vote to repeal the eighteenth amendment failed, even though Crump voted for it.
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=200700000001661
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Title: E. S. Ullmann in New York, NY, to United States Senators and Congressmen in Washington, D.C.
Author : E. S. Ullman
Date Created: 1932-12-03
Abstract: An anti-prohibition letter sent to all United States Senators and Congressmen.
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=200700000001658
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Title: Mayor E.H. Crump in Memphis, TN, to Greater Oregon Home Rule Assn. in Portland, OR
Author : Edward Hull Crump, 1874-1954
Date Created: 1910-10-20
Abstract: Crump responds to an inquiry about prohibtion in Tennessee from an Oregon political association. Crump writes that prohibition "is a total failure in large cities of Tennessee."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001646
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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: 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: 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: Black civil rights activists march while segregationists protest
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Black civil rights activists march while segregationists protest, on Main Street in Memphis, Tennessee.
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=200700000001420
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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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Title: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Daisy Bates address Freedom Rally
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1959-07-31
Abstract: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Daisy Bates address Freedom Rally. In background is banner with photographs of candidates (L-R); Russell Sugarmon, Benjamin Hooks, Roy Love, Henry C. Banton. Mrs. Bates was leader of the Little Rock, Ark. NAACP movement to integrate Central High School.
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=200700000001427
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Title: White segregationists stage counter protest
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1960 - 1967
Abstract: White segregationists stage counter protest. A car drives by with a man holding a sign that reads, "Civil Rights For Whites."
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=200700000001426
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Title: Black college and high school students arrested during demonstration
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1950 - 1959
Abstract: Black college and high school students arrested during 1950s Civil Rights demonstration.
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=200700000001424
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Title: Civil rights march on Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Two ministers, possibly Father Lyke and Bishop Henry C. Bunton, lead civil rights marchers.
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=200700000001421
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Title: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Freedom Rally, Memphis, TN
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1959-07-31
Abstract: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Freedom Rally in support of local candidates.
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=200700000001419
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Title: March to support 1969 school boycott
Photographer : Ernest C Withers, 1922-
Date Created: 1969
Abstract: March down Beale Street to support the school boycott in 1969. Pictured are (L to R): Jesse Epps, Ralph Jackson, Maxine Smith, Ezekial Bell, and Adjua Naantaanbuu. Signs read (L to R): "[Matter Not] Hard You Try You Can't Stop Us Now"; "Justice for All School Board and St. Joseph" (2 signs); "White Merchants Do Right Speak Out"
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=200700000001433
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Title: Febb E. Burn in Niota, Tennessee to Harry T. Burn in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Febb E. Burn
Date Created: 1920-08-17
Abstract: This is the famous letter written by Harry Burn`s mother to her son in the Tennesse state legislature in which she urges him to vote for women`s suffrage. At a special session of the Tennesse Congress, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment in order for it to become law. Harry Burn cast the deciding vote, breaking a tie of 48 to 48.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Harry T. Burn Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001376
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