Bibliographic Records


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


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Title: Mrs. Ella Sheppard Moore, Biographical Sketch
Author : Fisk University News
Author : Thomas W. Talley
Associated name : Ella Moore Sheppard
Date Created: 1914
Abstract: 4 tifs. A biographical sketch including a photograph in the Fisk University News of Mrs. Ella Sheppard Moore, a graduate and singer with the Jubilee Singers. Sheppard was the daughter of a slave who purchased his own freedom. She was trained in music in Cincinnati, while her father tried to escape re-enslavement. Ella studied at Fisk University for two years, and then taught at the college. She was a member of the Jubilee Singers who toured Europe and America. Later in her life she worked with her husband, Reverend George W. Moore, and gave lectures. The sketch also re-prints her writings about the Jubilee Singers. There are also three eulogies written in her praise in the paper, written by Talley and Moore.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Fisk Jubilee Singers
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003284
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Title: Phrenological Character of Master Wilson Bryan
Creator : Frank Fowler
Date Created: 1858-06-08
Abstract: This certificate attesting to Wilson Bryan's Phrenological Character was issued by Frank Fowler who identified himself as a Professor of Phrenology. The test was completed at Watertown, Wilson Couty, Tennessee. Identifies phrenology as a "moral and intellectual science," and claims that "Self-knowledge is the key to self-improvement." Phenology is completely discredited now and was viewed with great suspicion by many scolars at the time this certificate was issued (1858).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Faulkner Bryan Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001924
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Title: Draft of press statement on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author : Frank Holloman
Date Created: 1968-04-04
Abstract: A draft of Holloman`s statement about the assassination of Dr. King, written on his desk note pad.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001905
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Title: Franklin W. Smith in Boston, Massachusetts to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Franklin Webster Smith
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-02-20
Abstract: This letter is marked confidential and refers to plans for colonization in Tennessee. Smith refers to economic conditions in Tennessee being a detriment and states that Temple`s professional services will be requested by Clarke.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002435
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Title: Frederick Douglass in Anacostia, D.C. to J. P. Clarkson
Author : Frederick Douglass
Date Created: 1888-09-08
Abstract: 2 tifs. A letter from Frederick Douglass written in Cedar Hill, Anacostia D. C. to J. P. Clarkson. The letter is about Douglass` concerns related to a proposed colored conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Douglass was willing to address the convention, but wanted the committee to circulate the address for signatures by Professor Scarborough of Wilberforce University, whom he would also like to counsel with and pay for his time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Vault
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002758
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Title: Feminism, a cartoon
Illustrator : Gladys Burleson
Date Created: 1915 - 1920
Abstract: This illustration is titled, "Feminism, a cartoon". It is a political cartoon in support of Women's Suffrage, the early 20th century movement in support of women's right to vote and other rights.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Washington County-Jonesborough Library
Contributing Institution: Washington County - Jonesborough Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002227
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Title: Glenview Community
Publisher : Glenview Community
Date Created: 1925 - 1960
Abstract: A white spuremacist, anti-integrationist pamphlet put out anonymously by the Glenview Community in Memphis, Tennessee. The pamphlet warns of a communist and NAACP inspired plot to ruin their white neighborhood by helping black citizens move into Glenview.
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=200800000003312
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Title: Lest We Forget
Illustrator : Grant
Date Created: 1920-08-21
Abstract: This artistic political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee offering the ballot to a young woman representing 'suffrage.' Behind them are sketches of the faces of many of the women who fought for women's suffrage, including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Dr. Anna Shaw. Henry Romeike, Inc. of New York, NY provided this clipping to Carrie Chapman Catt.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001456
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Title: The Cosmopolitan Sun
Editor : H. Von Reynolds, D.D.
Date Created: 1950
Abstract: This is a portion of an independent newspaper called the Cosmopolitan Sun, dedicated to civil and social reform. It was published in Van-Leer, Tennessee. This particular edition is distributed world-wide. It includes editorials, astrology, advertisements, and public service announcements. Included within the "In our mailbox" section is an angry letter from the KKK. On Page 8 there is a handwritten note that reads, "Mr. Ishmael gave me this. He printed for the man."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Elnora Miller Papers
Contributing Institution: Dickson County Public Library and Life Long Learning Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003374
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Title: Harry Truman in Washington, D.C. to Governor William H. Hastie in the Virgin Islands
Author : Harry Truman
Date Created: 1946-05-11
Abstract: This is a letter from former president of the United States, Harry Truman, to governor of the Virgin Islands, William H. Hastie. Mr. Truman expresses his confidence in Mr. Hastie`s ability to govern, his wishes for people of the Virgin Islands in working towards self-government, as well as his regret that he could not be there.
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=200800000003366
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Title: Henry H. Curran in New York, NY, to E. H. Crump in Washington, D.C.
Author : Henry H. Curran
Associated name : Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
Date Created: 1931-12-12
Abstract: A letter to Crump which attacks the Anti-Saloon League.
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=200700000001656
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Title: Herbert J. Seligman in New York, NY, to R. R. Church, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Herbert J. Seligman
Date Created: 1919-05-29
Abstract: This letter, from Herbert J. Seligman informs R.R. Church of the codes to use when reporting lynchings or other crimes against African-Americans via telegraph to the NAACP. This is part of a larger method for news gathering across the country. It is also requested that he retain clippings on lynchings and other crimes in order to make a case to the government.
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=200800000003307
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Title: Invitation to Highlander Folk School 10th Anniversary Celebration
Creator : Highlander Folk School
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: This is a flyer for the 10th Anniversary Celebration for the Highlander Folk School, named "Unifying the Home Front for Victory." Eleanor Roosevelt headed the National Sponsoring Committee for the celebration, which was an all day even that included games, barbecue and music. A list of other sponsors is included on the back.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003402
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Title: Camp Highlander, An Interracial Camp for Boys and Girls
Publisher : Highlander Folk School
Date Created: 1958
Abstract: This is a brochure and application form for Camp Highlander, "an interracial camp in the South for boys and girls." It was to be held June 22 through July 12, 1958. The camp uses a "carefully selected interracial staff of young counselors" to supervise all activities. The camp is a successor to Camp Koinonia in Americus, Georgia, which operated unil 1957 when racists began their harrassment of the farms.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003400
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Title: Horace Maynard in Constantiople, Turkey to O.P. Temple
Author : Horace Maynard, 1814-1882
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1877-05-23
Abstract: Maynard says that southern Republicans are not properly recognized in federal affairs and refers to several instances by which he has gained this impression.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001675
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Title: Letter from J. Crozier Ramsey to his father, J.G.M. Ramsey
Author : J. Crozier Ramsey, 1824-1869
Recipient : J.G.M. Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1868-11-20
Abstract: Discussion of Knoxville newspapers, Brownlow and law suit concerning Baxter. Also references that the people of Knoxville are beginning to forget and forgive war time troubles.
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 Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000739
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Title: Letter from J. Crozier Ramsey to his father, J.G.M. Ramsey
Author : J. Crozier Ramsey, 1824-1869
Author : J.G.M. Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1868-11-20
Abstract: Discussion of Knoxville newspapers, Brownlow and law suit concerning Baxter. Also references that the people of Knoxville are beginning to forget and forgive war time troubles.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001136
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Title: J. Fred Johnson in Kingsport, Tennessee to John A. Miller in New York City, New York
Attributed name : J. Fred Johnson
Associated name : John A. Miller
Date Created: 1939-06-09
Abstract: In a letter from Mr. J. Fred Johnson of Kingsport Improvement to John A. Miller, president of the Pennsylvania-Dixie Cement Corporation in New York, Johnson discusses his success in a recent election involving labor relations. He states that his telephone rang for two days after the election, with calls coming from "scores and scores of working people."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Johnson, J. Fred and Family. Collection, 1893-mid 1990s
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002631
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Title: Old Age Pension Petition
Author : J. S. Lehman
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: Judge J. S. Lehman produced these petitions to gather support for legislation that would pay dependent citizens over the age of 60 a pension of $1 per day.
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=200700000001653
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Title: Will The Streets Of Washington Run With Blood?
Author : J. W. H. de Bellevile
Associated name : Country Editor Publishing CO., Inc.
Date Created: 1933-02-25
Abstract: An editorial stating that the repeal of prohibition could embolden Communists.
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=200700000001665
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Title: Anti-Saloon League in Memphis, TN, to Mayor E. H. Crump in Memphis, TN
Author : Anti-Saloon And Law Enforcement League Of Shelby County
Author : J. W. McKinney
Author : S. S. Preston
Date Created: 1914-05-02 - 1914-05-04
Abstract: A letter expressing the league`s displeasure at Mayor Crump for not shutting down saloons 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=200700000001650
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Title: Petition from citizens of Tullahoma, Tennessee
Recipient : James Beriah Frazier, 1858-1937
Date Created: 1901-01-01 - 1909-01-01
Abstract: A petition from citizens of Tullahoma, Tennessee to James B. Frazier in Washington, D.C. with 21 signatures to "request" that Senator Frazier use his influence to "further such legislation as will protect `Dry` territory from the shipment of liquor from other 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=200700000002509
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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: I Welcome Disorder
Author : JO Labadie
Date Created: 1911
Abstract: A poetry chapbook written and produced by Jo Labadie of Detroit, Michigan. He was a friend of Edwin Dalstrom and shared his interest in the Socialist Party.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002672
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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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