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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Studio Portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton
Photographer : Chas. H. Perry (?)
Date Created: 1865 - 1895
Abstract: Studio portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton. Susan Brownlow (18?-19?)was the daughter of the well-known Tennesse preacher, newspaper owner, and politician, William Gannaway Brownlow. Susan Brownlow
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Photo File
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000323
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Title: Members of the U.S.A. National Team from the Tigerbelles of Tennessee A and I State University
Photographer : Clanton, Earl
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Members of the Tigerbelles track team of Tennessee A and I State University pose in their U.S. Olympic track suits with Coach Edward S. Temple. Pictured are Isabelle Daniels, Barbara Jones, Lucinda Williams and Wilma Rudolph. Coach Temple is wearing his 1959 Pan-American Games jacket and holding an 1956 United States Olympic Book.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002036
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Title: Tigerbelle Relayers, 1956
Photographer : Clanton, Earl
Date Created: 1956
Abstract: Members of the Tigerbelle Relayers of the Tennessee A and I State College pose beside a hurdle in 1956. Pictured are Mae Faggs, Isabelle Daniels, Wilma Rudolph and Lucinda Williams.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002035
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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: 2861 - Martin College for Young Ladies, Pulaski, Tenn.
Publisher : Curt Teich and Company, Chicago
Recipient : Abernathy, Mrs. T.A.
Date Created: 1907-05-07
Abstract: 2 tifs. A colored photograph of the Martin College for Young Ladies in Pulaski, Tennessee. The card features one of the school's buildings, in the Beaux-Arts style. Below the image the message "Do wish I could be with you. [unknown]...this time." The card was sent to Mrs. T.A. Abernathy of Memphis, Tennessee. There is no room for a message on the back, with the time stamp Pulaski, Tennessee May 7, 4 pm, 1907. It was printed by the TC co. of Chicago. It was sent on a green one cent stamp featuring Benjamin Franklin. The college was founded due to the 1870 endowment of Thomas Martin upon his death. Martin college in Pulaski was chartered in 1872, and built in 1873. The grounds originally covered eight acres and cost $30,000. The school operated as four-year boarding college for women, and became Martin college in 1905 after it became property of the Methodist Church. In 1938 it became co-educational; was integrated in 1966 and accredited in 1995.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Postcard Collection
Contributing Institution: Giles County Historical Society
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001644
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Title: White County vs. David England
Defendant : David England
Plaintiff : Mary Jane Lackens
Scribe; Signer : Jesse M. Sullivan
Date Created: 1845-05-28
Abstract: Records of a case brought against David England by Mary Jane Lackens. A warrant from Jesse M. Sullivan, Justice of the Peace, orders the sheriff to bring England in on the charge of bastardy for fathering an illegitimate child with Lackens. England paid $90 to Lackens for support of the child and asserted that the child would not become a county charge. Lackens attested that England paid the $90 for support and signed it with her mark.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003497
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Title: Mirandy on Buying a Hat
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1906-03-16
Abstract: In Negro dialect, Dorothy Dix as Mirandy writes, "I see, says my daughter, Ma`y Jane, whut has been to de cemetery an got de higher education, de odder night whilst she was readin` de paper, "I see dat de convention of de National Milliners" Association has been discussion" de psychology of bonnets." My lan`." Sclaims I, I didn`t know dat nothin` ailed hats except de price." "Hit ain`t de hat," `spons Ma`y Jane, "hit`s de woman under de hat. A woman`s soul is in her hat, as it were, so to speak,` goes on Ma`y Jane, who suttinly does use grand language, and for dat reason dere ought to be mo` affinity betwixt a lady`s mug an de millinery creation dat sh puts on top of hit."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix Collection 1861-1951
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001957
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Title: Getting Married Later in Life
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1900-10-11
Abstract: Do girls get married for lack of other employment? Professor Franklin Giddings says that the effect of factory work on women is to put off the marrying day... This newspaper clipping was discovered in Dix`s scrap book.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001953
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Title: Various Types of American Girls
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1903
Abstract: Dorothy Dix writes about the American girl. She writes, "This difference between the girls of the various sections of the country is not merely superficial. It is mental, moral and sartorial, and it is what makes the American girl the most fascinating woman on earth because she is a creature of infinite variety, with different ways of looking at things, and even of loving." "She looks at every man as a possible hero of romance."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix Collection 1861-1951
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001955
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Title: Mirandy on Blessings in Disguise
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1906
Abstract: Dorothy Dix was America`s highest paid and most widely read female journalist at the time of her death. Mirandy as Dorothy Dix, writes, "De greatedst thing in dis world, declared Mirandy with conviction, is to know when you are well off, an be able to recognized yo blessins at sight, instid of mistakin` dem for tribulations..."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix Collection 1861-1951
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001956
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Title: Dorothy Dix - for Thirty Years Counsellor Extraordinary to Millions the World Over
Author : Dorothy Dix, 1861-1951
Date Created: 1910 - 1915
Abstract: Dorothy Dix wrote autobiographical material in the Public Ledger pamphlet. This pamphlet begins, "To Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer (Dorothy Dix) millions of women and hundreds of thousands of men, intimate problems that vex the human soul. She is the mother confessor of those who have strayed from the narrow path; the big sister of the troubled and perplexed..."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dorothy Dix
Contributing Institution: Austin Peay State University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001954
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Title: Girls Dormitory, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Girls Doritory of the Alpine School. From the collection of Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan. From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there. County: Overton
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alpine School Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001985
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Title: Girls at Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: This is a photograph of girls at Alpine School. From a cllection of Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan. From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there County: Overton
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alpine School Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001990
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Title: Mrs. Joseph Dumars in Memphis, TN to Alice Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Dumars
Date Created: 1868-08-16
Abstract: Expresses the writer`s best wishes on the birth of Alice`s son. Touches on politics in Memphis, mentioning a meeting of the radicals to be held that night at which they hope to prove that the Negroes are not armed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001771
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Title: 1847 April 14 [to] Capt[ain] William R. Caswell
Author : E.C. Caswell
Recipient : William Richard Caswell
Date Created: 1847-04-14
Abstract: This document is a letter from E. C. Caswell of Russelville, Tennessee to her husband William Richard Caswell, dated April 14, 1847. Mr. Caswell was part of the "volunteers" of Tennessee who fought in the Mexican-American War. Her letter expresses concern for him because she had just received news about the battle in Vera Cruz and had not heard from him in several weeks.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: William Richard Caswell Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002991
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Title: Tigerbelle Track Team, 1960
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Members of the 1960 Tigerbelle track team of Tennessee A and I State University pose with Coach Edward S. Temple. Pictured are Mae Faggs, Wilma Rudolph, Lucinda Williams, Margaret Matthews, Isabelle Daniels, and Willye B. White.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002032
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Title: Wilma Rudolph
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1960
Abstract: Wilma Rudolph, hailed as the "Lady of Gold" and "La Gazelle Noire," was the first woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympiad. In 1960, she won the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, and the 400-meter relay in Rome, Italy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002038
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Title: Edith McGuire and Wyomia Tyus preparing to travel to the 1964 Olympic Games in Toyko
Photographer : Earl Clanton
Date Created: 1964
Abstract: Tigerbelles Edith McGuire and Wyomia Tyus of Tennessee A and I State University (now Tennessee State University) sit upon a suitcase, surrounded by their luggage at the Nashville Municipal Airport prior to traveling to Toyko, Japan for the 1964 Olympic Games. They were members of the 4x100 relay team that won a silver medal. Tyus won the gold medal and McGuire the silver medal in the 100 meters. McGuire won the gold medal for the 200 meters.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Walter S. Davis Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002030
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Title: [Letter] 1849 Oct. 8 [to Mary Porter]
Author : Edward E. Porter
Recipient : Mary Porter
Date Created: 1849-10-08
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated October 8, 1849, from Edward E. Porter to his sister Mary Porter. In the letter, Edward discusses his busy schedule at school and his possible career plans. Edwards also expresses interest in instigating communication with a girlfriend of Mary`s and speaks of matters of religion.
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=200800000003132
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Title: Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain`s personal journal
Author : Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain
Date Created: 1843-05-14
Abstract: The exterior and one page from Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain`s personal diary. This entry from the journal was written when Fain and all of her children suffered from the measles in May of 1843. The rest of the journal consists mainly of the Rhea family geneaology from the late 18th century until around 1840. The journal entries date from approximately the 1830s until the 1860s.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John N. Fain Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002727
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Title: National-American Woman Suffrage Association in New York, NY, to the National Presidential Convention of 1900
Author : National American Woman Suffrage Association
Associated name : Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815-1902
Associated name : Susan B. Anthony, 1820-1906
Date Created: 1900
Abstract: An open letter to the National Presidential Convention of 1900 requesting the abolition of disfranchisement based "on account of Sex." The letter is signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, and several other members of the National-American Woman Suffrage Association.
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=200800000001023
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Mar. 26, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary Jane Chester
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-03-26
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Elizabeth Chester to her daughter, Mary Jane Chester, on March 26, 1841. In the letter, Elizabeth discusses social events taking place in Jackson, such as marriages and parties, as well as events taking place with the people in their family. She asks her daughter not to ride on horses because she could get injured, and to always tell them the truth because they need to trust her while she is away from home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003154
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Nov. 2, Jackson, [Tennessee] [to] Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Ten [nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: This document is a letter written to Mary Jane Chester from her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on November 2, 1840. In the letter, Elizabeth discusses the visit between Mary Jane and "Uncle" Andrew Jackson. Elizabeth advises that even though Mary Jane is homesick, that she needs to stay at school, do well in her classes, and remain devoted to her Bible and religion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003147
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Title: [Letter] 1841 Feb. 15, Jackson, Tenn[essee] [to] Mary Jane Chester, Female Institute, Columbus, Ten[nessee]
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1841-02-15
Abstract: This document is a letter, dated February 15, 1841, from Elizabeth Chester in Jackson, TN, to her daughter Mary Jane at the Female Institute in Columbia. Elizabeth writes to inquire about the latest news of her daughter`s schooling, and she also talks about visiting the Hermitage, Andrew Jackson`s home in Nashville.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003153
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Dec. 27, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Miss Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Tennessee
Author : Elizabeth Chester
Recipient : Mary Jane Chester
Date Created: 1840-12-27
Abstract: The following document is a letter, dated December 27, 1840, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane Chester. Elizabeth writes to her daughter who is being schooled at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, and updates her on the happenings back home in Jackson. She talks of all the people who will be recently married and mentions her husband, Colonel Robert Chester`s recent trip to visit Mary Jane. Also included is a short letter written to Mary Jane from her younger sister Martha.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003151
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