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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.2"


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Title: 1827 Nov. 22 [to] Sam Houston, Nashville, Tennessee
Author : Sam Brown
Recipient : Sam Houston
Date Created: 1827-11-22
Abstract: This document is a letter from Sam Brown dated November 22, 1827 to Governor Sam Houston of Tennessee. Brown requests that Governor Houston examine a proposal for establishing a public library in Tennessee.
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=200800000002924
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Title: Drawing of mid-18th century Cherokee segmented domestic structure
Artist; Creator : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1967
Abstract: This is a drawing of a Cherokee segmented domestic structure from the mid-18th century based on archaeological excavations by the University of Tennessee at Overhill Cherokee sites on the lower Little Tennessee River Valley. Excavations of Overhill Cherokee villages were conducted by the University of Tennessee between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project. Excavations continued until 1983, and laboratory studies and report preparation continued until 1987. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River Valley, in eastern Tennessee, by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002499
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Title: Drawing depicting the central area of mid-18th century Chota
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1974 - 1984
Abstract: This is a drawing depicting the central area of the Overhill Cherokee town of Chota around the mid-18th century. It shows a central village plaza with a large circular winter townhouse and a smaller rectangular summer townhouse. Both were used for public, social, and political events. Shown also are similar domestic dwellings with a circular winter house alongside a rectangular summerhouse. The drawing is based on historical descriptions as well as archaeological excavations conducted by The University of Tennessee from 1969-1974. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Directors, J. Worth Greene, Duane H. King, and Gerald F. Schroedl. The drawing is by Thomas Whyte.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002550
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Title: Drawing depicting Cherokee winter and summer domestic structures
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1983 - 1993
Abstract: This is a drawing of Overhill Cherokee winter and summer domestic structures. Excavations of Overhill Cherokee Villages were conducted by the University of Tennessee between 1967 and 1982 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project. Excavations continued until 1983, and laboratory studies and report preparation continued until 1987. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River Valley, in eastern Tennessee, by the Tellico Dam Reservoir and were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002539
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Title: Drawing depicting a late 18th century Cherokee domestic structure
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1969
Abstract: This is a drawing of a late 18th century Cherokee domestic structure, based on historic descriptions and archaeological excavations by the University of Tennessee. This rectangular building is typical of a Cherokee summer home, which was usually built next to a conical winter house. Excavations were conducted under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir. The drawing is by Thomas Whyte.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002516
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Title: Drawing depicting a Cherokee townhouse at Chota
Artist : Thomas R. Whyte
Date Created: 1974 - 1984
Abstract: This is a drawing of an Overhill Cherokee winter townhouse at Chota. Winter townhouses which were cone-shaped appeared to look like small mountains from a distance. Some were large enough to hold 500 people. The seats were arranged like an amphitheater with the seats rising one above another, leaving an area in the center for a fire. The drawing is based on historical descriptions as well as archaeological excavations conducted by The University of Tennessee from 1969-1974. The excavations were conducted in anticipation of the flooding of the Lower Little Tennessee River by the Tellico Dam Reservoir under contract with the National Park Service and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Principal investigator, Alfred K. Guthe. Field Directors, J. Worth Greene, Duane H. King, and Gerald F. Schroedl. The drawing is by Thomas Whyte.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002513
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Title: The Mark Twain family cabin
Other : unknown
Date Created: 1830
Abstract: Mark Twain's family lived in this cabin formerly located in Possum Trot, Tennessee until 1835. Twain was born about five months after the family left Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000516
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Title: The Wilson barn from Union County, Tennessee
Other : unknown
Date Created: 1870 - 1915
Abstract: The Wilson Barn is a typical East Tennessee log barn which was formerly located in Union County. It was used for storing hay and fodder as well as shelter for farm animals.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000517
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Title: Peters house and homestead
Other : unknown
Date Created: 1840
Abstract: This house was originally located in Union County, Tennessee near the village of Luttrell. The first known occupant was Nathaniel Peters who lived in it around 1840. His oldest daughter, Cordelia, was born here and raised her nine children in this house where she died at the age of 87.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000522
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Title: Bemis Cotton Mill
Photographer : unknown
Associated name : Bemis Brothers Bag Company
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: Bemis Cotton Mill looking north, ca. 1910.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bemis Collection
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001290
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Title: May Day
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1931-05
Abstract: These two photographs are titled, "May Day". The pictures show a large number of children and accompianing adults, apparently invovled in the May Day program in Bolivar, TN., grouped in front of the Court House.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: History
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002614
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Title: Camp No. 2 at the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1921
Abstract: Camp No.2 and their leader Lt. H.L. McCorkle pose for a picture outside of their quarters at the National Soldiers' Home in Mountain Home, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum at Mountain Home
Contributing Institution: Museum at Mountain Home-ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000425
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Title: Practice School, Tennessee A and I State College, 1923
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1923
Abstract: The Practice School at Tennessee A and I State College, as it existed in 1923, was used as a model training school for prospective teachers in the two-year elementary teacher's course, and later in the four-year high school teacher's course, which was started in 1928.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: TSU Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002020
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Title: Construction of Bemis Cotton Mill
Photographer : unknown
Contributor : Bemis Brothers Bag Company
Date Created: 1905
Abstract: Construction of Bemis Cotton Mill.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Bemis Collection
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001292
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Title: Bridgers Chapel
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1915
Abstract: 1 tif. An image of the Bridgers Chapel in Grose Hollow being constructed by members of the community in 1915. Men stand on scaffolding in order to place wooden siding on the building. A few women stand in the foreground talking, and a small girl stands and looks at the camera. The notation included with the photograph includes the following information: 1915 Bridgers Chapel in Grose Hollow. The word Goose is written after the typed text.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Hamblen County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hamblen County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001876
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Title: Carnegie Library and the Theatre at the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: From left to right, this photograph features Memorial Hall (the theatre) and the Carnegie Library on the grounds of the National Soldiers Home at Mountain Home, Tennessee located within Johnson City.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Museum at Mountain Home
Contributing Institution: Museum at Mountain Home-ETSU
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000428
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Title: A.K. Harper Memorial Library
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1930 - 1960
Abstract: This is a photograph of the first library building (in Maryville?) (previously the library had occupied a floor in a downtown building). dedicated in February 1931. A new larger library was occupied in early 1981. The American Red Cross occupied the building until 2007 when they moved to larger quarters. in Maryville (300 E. Church St.) In the spring of 2007 a gift shop Dandy Lions opened at this location.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Blount County Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002089
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Title: The Dungan school in Jonesborough, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1920
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "The Dungan School in Jonesborough, Tennessee". 1920s is written on the reverse side of this photograph. The Dungan school was also known as the Holston Male Institute.
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=200800000002212
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Title: Hotel Clue
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1880 - 1900
Abstract: A man, woman, and another individual stand on the porch of Hotel Clue in Madisonville, Tennessee. The hotel is a large, wooden, two-story building surrounded by a wood rail fence. The decipherable writing on the verso side reads: "Behind courthouse, one block north toward Sweetwater, Tellico St., owned by Charles M. Hicks. Site of McGhee, James, Howard shoot-out. Madisonville, Tenn."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Monroe County Archives
Contributing Institution: Monroe County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000480
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Title: Train Depot
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1900 - 1950
Abstract: Postcard of a train depot in Henderson, Tennessee. The image looks like it might be a color-enhanced photograph. There is also writing over the picture as though someone ran out of room on the blank side and spilled over onto the picture side. We can see that the card was published by Baird J--, but the rest of the word is torn off.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Chester County History
Contributing Institution: Chester County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002311
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Title: Hiwassee Bank
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1907 - 1927
Abstract: The Hiwassee Bank of Charleston, Tennessee opened on January 1, 1907. One man is sitting on the eave above the door while another sits in the right-side, second-story window.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Cleveland Public Library History Branch Collection
Contributing Institution: Southeast Tennessee Digital Archive Cleveland State Community College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000275
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Title: Refugee camp barracks
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1937
Abstract: The National Guard assisting in the building of barracks at the fairgrounds in Memphis. The fairgrounds were used as a refugee camp during the 1937 flood.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000203
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Title: Photograph of Englewood, Tennessee
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1907 - 1910
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Photograph of Englewood, Tennessee". This picture is of he town of Englewood, Tennessee in the early 20th century.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Englewood Textile Museum
Contributing Institution: Englewood Textile Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002057
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Title: Brick Kiln
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1928
Abstract: A kiln of the Greenback Brick Company circa 1908. The kiln is in the shape of a dome and there is a tower structure to the left. Piles of brick sit out front. The handwritten caption below gives a brief overview of the history and former location of brick plant.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Greenback Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000310
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Title: Horse and Buggy
Photographer : unknown
Date Created: 1900 - 1925
Abstract: A horse-and-buggy driving down the street in Maryville, Tennessee. In this photograph they are passing by Hamilton Brown Shoe Company.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Greenback Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000308
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