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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.23"


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Title: 1835 May 18, Kingston, Roane C[oun]ty, E[ast] Tenn[essee] [to] Charles F Welcker
Author : Henry J. Welcker
Recipient : Charles F. Welcker
Date Created: 1835-05-18
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated May 18, 1835, written to Charles F. Welcker from his brother Henry J. Welcker in Kingston, TN. Henry updates his brother on the affairs of the family, including the current status of their father`s property and their brothers` whereabouts and circumstances.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002948
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Title: Letter on Railroad Plan
Author : Holladay
Author : Unknown
Date Created: 1869-01-28
Abstract: Ingram Blanks Collier was interested in created a railroad system that connected the towns of Lebanon, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro. This 1869 letter, written to Collier by a couple of his colleagues in Lebanon, details some of the men`s considerations while attempting to develop the corporation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Collier Family Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002432
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Title: Agreement between the Holston Corporation and R.F. Brown
Attributed name : Holston Corporation
Attributed name : R. F. Brown
Date Created: 1910-02-19
Abstract: This agreement made between the party of the first part, Holston Corporation, organized under the laws of Virginia, and R. F. Brown, Greenville, Tennessee, party of the second part, is a legal contract for R. F. Brown to move his business, Greeneville Concrete Construction Company, to Johnson City on or around April 30, 1910. R. F. Brown`s business was to be established on the industrial line of the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway and a corporation formed under laws of the State of Virginia. The agreement included transfer of Mr. Brown`s machinery and equipment and stock in the new corporation for the amount of $10,000. The Holston Corporation would loan to the new corporation up to the amount of $10,000 in bonds as security for a period of five years; shareholders would participate as voting members.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002616
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Title: General Agent in Johnson City, Tennessee to I. McQuilkin
Attributed name : Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway
Associated name : I. McQuilkin
Date Created: 1913-02-22
Abstract: This letter is addressed to I. McQuilkin, Comptroller, from the General Agent in Johnson City, Tennessee. It is a request for a bill in the amount of $250 to be sent to the Clinchfield Portland Cement Corporation in Kingsport for one concrete mixer. The concrete mixer was salvaged from machinery that was collateral for a loan that was not repaid by the Dixie Concrete Company.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002613
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Title: Interstate Commerce Commission Hours of Service Report
Publisher : Interstate Commerce Commission (U.S.)
Other : Smoky Mountain Railroad Company
Date Created: 1938-11-04
Abstract: Two report forms entitled "Employees on Duty more than Sixteen Consecutive Hours" detailing the employee names, job titles, hours worked and explanation that they were kept on duty due to a derailment. One is handwritten and one is typed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Smoky Mountain Railroad Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001564
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Title: Keep Away from the Fellow Who Owns an Automobile
Composer : Irving Berlin, 1888-1989
Date Created: 1912
Abstract: Sheet music of an entertaining song from the early 20th century about the perils of dating a fellow who owns an automobile. It warns girls of dangers such as running out of gas in distant places and the fellow demanding a kiss in exchange for the drive home.
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=200700000001527
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Title: Memorandum between Henry Ehret and J. Fred Johnson
Attributed name : J. Fred Johnson
Attributed name : Henry Ehret
Date Created: 1912-11-19
Abstract: This is a memorandum of a conference is a tentative agreement for sale of the property previously occupied by the Dixie Concrete Company. Mr. Johnson`s stated price was $2,000.00 for the building and one acre of land and includes the terms of the note. The deed was to be prepared at a later date because of pending litigation on for a boiler plant, general repair work, and manufacture of stacks, breeching and tanks.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002614
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Title: Town Platt of Greenbrier, Tennessee 1882
Recording engineer; Signer : J.B. Atkins
Date Created: 1882-01-10
Abstract: Plans for an addition to Green Brier, scale is 165ft to the inch. Located in Deed Book 22, page 160.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Robertson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003594
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912-04
Abstract: Another view of high water at Main and Mill Sts., in Memphis. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000192
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Title: Memphis Flood of 1912
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1912-04-07
Abstract: A boat landng on Main Street in Memphis. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000193
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Title: J.R. Hardin and Sadie Lee at the Memphis Levee
Photographer : J.C. Coovert
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: Two steamboats being loaded at the Memphis levee, circa 1910.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000240
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Title: Letter from Joe Silverstein to Mr. E.A. Cisler
Author : Joe L. Silverstein
Date Created: 1938-12-15
Abstract: Letter to Mr. Cisler, General Superintendent, Second Postmaster General in Washington D.C. regarding new schedule times for mail delivery between Knoxville and Sevierville, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Smoky Mountain Railroad Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001561
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Title: Letter from Joe Silverstein to Mr. Frank Parks
Author : Joe Silverstein
Date Created: 1942-05-14
Abstract: Letter from Joe Silverstein, President of Smoky Mountain Railroad to Mr. Frank Parks asking him to carry out specific tasks and emphasizing the railroad`s new tasks with regard to the Second World War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Smoky Mountain Railroad Collection
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001559
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Title: Journal of John C. Robertson, Volume Two
Author : John Collier Robertson, 1846-
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: This is the second journal of three that Robertson wrote beginning in 1866. This journal covers the time period of September 1865 until June 1866. He describes travel on trains through Sweetwater, Athens, and Chattanooga. He also discusses his thoughts on abolitionism and describes fights at the train station in Chattanooga, giving insight into race relations at the time. Robertson devised a personal subject index located at the end of each journal.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001864
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Title: John Frater in Victoria, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : John Frater
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-03-17
Abstract: Frater makes reference to "the snarl at Coal Creek" and discusses his and Temple`s salaries at length relative to the Company books being examined in court.
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=200700000002447
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Title: 1828 Oct. 2, Tuskaloosa, Alabama [to] Governor [Sam] Houston, State of Tennessee
Author : John Murphy
Recipient : Samuel Houston
Date Created: 1828-10-02
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 2, 1828, from Alabama Governor John Murphy to Sam Houston, governor of Tennessee (1827-1829). Murphy states that recent act passed by the US Congress called for the opening of a canal at the Muscle Shoals in Alabama. Murphy writes to solicit the cooperation and assistance of the state of Tennessee, not only in building the proposed canal, but also to build a railroad running through the valleys of the Mississippi River.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Governor Samuel Houston Papers, 1827-1829
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002928
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Title: 1822 Nov. 8, Petition to run a ferry on the Chatahoochy River
Author : John Ross
Recipient : William May
Date Created: 1822-11-08
Abstract: This document is a petition, dated November 8, 1822, to the Cherokee Nation to allow William and Daniel May a permit to open a new road for ferry access on the Chattahoochee River. Also included is a decision by the Cherokee Council to request a law suit against Richard Winn for taking forcible possession of the ferry bank previously used by the Mays.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003062
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Title: 1820 May 1 [between] Rhea County Court and Lewis Ross
Signer : Rhea County (Tenn.)
Signer : Lewis Ross
Signer : Thomas Kelly
Date Created: 1820-05-01
Abstract: This document is a legal agreement between Rhea County in Tennessee and Lewis Ross, Thomas Kelly, and Miller Frances to operate a ferry on the Highwassee River dated May 1st 1820.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Penelope Allen Collection, 1801-1984
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003093
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Title: Shipping strawberries in Dayton, Tennessee
Photographer : McElhose
Date Created: 1885 - 1920
Abstract: This postcard is titled, "Shipping strawberries in Dayton,Tenn."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
Contributing Institution: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002143
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Title: National Youth Administration
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: Formed in 1939 as a New Deal work study program to assist with college expenses, the National Youth Administration projects included work on the football stadium, the cafeteria extension, and the air field and hangar. Although most students worked, Joe Nunley recorded that "the best deal of all is to be one of Leon Bibb's N.Y.A. boys."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002439
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Title: June Mazilee Miles standing on the sideboard of a Green Hill Farms milk delivery truck
Donor : Murray T. Miles
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "June Mazilee Miles standing on the sideboard of a Green Hill Farms milk delivery truck". Written on the back of the photo: Green Hill Farms imported registered Jersey cattle from the island of Jersey and produced and bottled milk on the farm. The milk was delivered to homes in the Donelson and Nashville area in trucks such as these. In this 1931 photo is June Mazilee Miles, four-year-old daughter of Green Hill Farms manager, Murray T. Miles, Sr.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Agricultural Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002175
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Title: N.H. Rahn in Macon, Georgia to Mr. Dehon in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Author : N. H. Rahn
Date Created: 1917-01-06
Abstract: This letter is written by N. H. Rahn in Macon, Georgia, to Mr. Dehon in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Southern Pipe and Culvert Company negotiated with Kingsport Brick Corporation to manufacture Segment Block for distribution in Tennessee and the Western Carolinas. A plant was constructed in Macon, Georgia, as the production site, and the machinery will be assumed by the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. The letter advises Mr. Dehon to negotiate the contract with the Kingsport plant.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway Records
Contributing Institution: Archives of Appalachia- ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002620
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Title: O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee to C.M. McGhee in New York City
Author : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Recipient : McClung Charles McGhee, 1828-1907
Date Created: 1887-05-05
Abstract: O.P. Temple, as recently elected President of the local library, asks McClung to contribute financial support for the institution, stating that the "library itself is sadly out of harmony with its beautiful surroundings" and that without an increase in income they will not be able "to make the library what it ought to be." He notes that McClung, due to his great personal wealth, is in a position "to complete the noble and grand memorial you have so generously and honorably begun."
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=200700000002497
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Title: Petition Regarding the Public Roads in Rhea County, Tennessee
Signer : Orville Paine
Signer : Samuel Frazier
Date Created: 1886
Abstract: A petition to the County Court of Rhea County regarding the public roads. The petition accuses the court of trying to destroy a useful public road and requests an examination of the road to assess its value. Several citizens of Rhea County signed the petition.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
Contributing Institution: Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003495
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Title: Construction of Big Ridge Dam
Photographer : Otto F. Haslbauer
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: This photograph shows the construction of Big Ridge Dam by Civilian Conservation Corps workers in the mid-1930s.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps, Record Group 93
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001411
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