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


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Title: H.B. Spelman in Cleveland, OH to Col. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1865-03-07
Abstract: Talks at length about the plans for establishing a newspaper in Memphis with details concerning the legal aspects of their partnership. Expresses the belief that the paper they contemplate establishing will promote democratic ideals. Lists equipment needed for furnishing the news and job offices. Estimates cost of each item. Discussion of his new work with a petroleum refinery and mention of the possibility that the Cotton agency will be open to him. Reference to the Freedmen`s Bureau.
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=200800000001326
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : W.H. Stilwell
Date Created: 1871-01-31
Abstract: Stilwell inquires on behalf of Col. H. Duncan for a raise of salary, and he later mentions the inadequacy of compensation for the entire postal service. Entreats Eaton to exert his influence to obtain Stilwell`s son the position of Route Agent. Requests an investigattion into the rumors of dubious Republicanism on the part of Route Agent Harper of Jackson, Tenn. Stilwell laments the downward turn of the Reconstruction effort.
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=200800000001333
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Title: John Frater in Victoria, Dadsville P.O., Marion County, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John Frater
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Associated name : The Southern States Coal, Iron and Land Co. L`d
Date Created: 1877-06-09
Abstract: Frater discusses the Coal Creek business and encloses a memo of the kind of monthly statement he wants.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003449
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Title: John J. O`Conner in New York, NY, to E. H. Crump in Washington, D. C.
Author : John J. O`Conner
Date Created: 1932-11-11
Abstract: A letter discussing Democratic Party plans to modify the Volstead Act.
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=200700000001657
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Title: John D. Mangum in Nashville, Tennessee to Judge O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : John Mangrum
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1882-10-01
Abstract: Appeals to Temple to aid him in gaining freedom; Temple passed sentence, knows evidence; prisoner`s health declining after nine years in prison; record clear; can Temple help him regain liberty?
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=200700000002466
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Title: John Mangrum in Nashville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : John undefined Mangrum
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1883-04-23
Abstract: Mangrum was sentenced by Temple in January 1873, and served 21 years for robbery; implores Temple to request a pardon for him.
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=200700000002475
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Title: With My Compliments, Madam
Illustrator : Krohler
Date Created: 1920-08-20
Abstract: This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee, hat held in one hand, offering a woman the ballot box with his other hand.
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=200700000001458
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Title: Please!
Illustrator : Kromer
Date Created: 1920-08-09
Abstract: This political cartoon from the New York World shows a young woman suffragist asking Colonel Tennessee, the rustic older gentleman often used to represent Tennessee, for a special session of the Tennessee Legislature for the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women's suffrage.
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=200700000001449
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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: 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: M.V. Nash in Sharp`s Chapel, Tennessee to O.P. Temple
Author : M. V. Nash
Date Created: 1878-09-24
Abstract: Nash has heard that Temple has been nominated for Senator by the temperance party and Nash is also a candidate for Senator. Nash is concerned about their competition and the fact that the Republican party will be split, therefore unsucessful. Nash is also for the banning of "spirits" and would like to know Temple`s intention of entering the race. He requests that Temple keep the contents of this letter confidential and that Temple respond in a "private letter."
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=200800000001133
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Title: Mary Anderson for Congress Postcard
Publisher : Allied Printing
Author : Mary Anderson
Date Created: 1950 - 1985
Abstract: This postcard is endorcing Mary Anderson for Congress. It was sent from the campaign headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee`s 5th District. Her agenda is to restore confidence in government spending and campaign finance.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Walter King Hoover Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003256
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, July 19th thru August 1, 1961
Secretary : Maxine A. Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1961-08-02
Abstract: This report details the effect the sit-ins are having on businesses in downtown Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001623
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, Nov. 8th thru Dec. 5th, 1961
Secretary : Maxine A. Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1961-12-06
Abstract: This report discusses the success of the downtown Memphis boycott. As a result, the boycott is called off.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001624
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Title: Press release from the Memphis Branch of the NAACP, Dec. 17, 1961
Secretary : Maxine A. Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1961-12-17
Abstract: Details civil rights progress in the areas of voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001625
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, June 7th thru July 18th, 1961
Secretary : Maxine A. Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1961-07-19
Abstract: This NAACP report details the Freedom Marches and sit-ins in Memphis during the week. It also lists letters written in protest of racially motivated harassment.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001622
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Title: Southern Chivalry Isn't What It Used to Be
Illustrator : McCutcheon
Date Created: 1920-08-24
Abstract: In this political cartoon, an elegantly dressed Colonel Tennessee offers a chair (suffrage ratification) to an young woman representing woman suffrage. He pulls the chair from under her as she sits, and she tumbles to the ground. 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=200700000001457
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Title: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-04
Abstract: Martin Luther King, Jr. at Memphis airport, 4-68
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001963
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Title: MLK at Mason Temple
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Author : King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Date Created: 1968-03
Abstract: Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Mason Temple, 3-68.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001964
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Title: Sanitation Workers Marching
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-02
Abstract: Sanitation workers marching, 2-68.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001968
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Title: Garbage Strike
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-03
Abstract: Workers protesting, sign with "I am a Man", National Guard on streets.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001969
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Title: Police on Beale St.
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: Police in riot gear on Beale St., 1968.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001962
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Title: Audience at Mason Temple
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-03
Abstract: Cheering crowd at Mason Temple, 3-68.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001965
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Title: MLK at Mason Temple
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968
Abstract: MLK speaking at Mason Temple, 1968.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001967
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Title: Strikers Outside Clayborn Temple
Publisher : Memphis Press-Scimitar
Date Created: 1968-03
Abstract: Sanitation workers standing outside of Clayborn Temple 3-1968. Photo by James R. Reid
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: 1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001961
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