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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Order of the Court to Sheriff of White County, to Take Orphans in Custody
Scribe; Secretary; Signer : A. Blane
Author; Recipient : M. Fisk
Date Created: 1819-10-29
Abstract: A court order issued by Jacob A. Lane, Clerk of White County Court, through his Deputy A. Blane. The order instructs Sheriff M. Fisk to bring in the orphans Catharine, John, Elizabeth and Hannah Shoemaker, who are "in a state of suffering," to be "dealt by as the court may think fit." There is a note on the back in which Fisk replies that the children were not found.
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=200800000003500
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Title: Scholastic Population, District No. 8, White County, Tennessee
Author; Compiler; Signer : A. Oliver
Author; Compiler; Signer : W.W. Green
Author; Compiler; Signer : A.M. Goodwin
Date Created: 1857-09-16
Abstract: A list of the heads of families and number of school-age children in district No. 8, White County, Tennessee, in 1857. The list includes the names of 60 families, including David S. England, Charles Lowry, and William Matlock. The number of children eligible for school in those families ranges from one to eight. Commissioners A. Oliver, W.W. Green, and A.M. Goodwin compiled and signed the list.
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=200800000003501
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Title: Dixie Brown`s Report Card
Signer : A.B. Simpson
Date Created: 1924-02-15
Abstract: Report card from Jackson County Central High School in Gainesboro, Tennessee. Instead of a grade for many classes, it gives "class standing" amongst the total pupils in class. She studied spelling, history, grammar, algebra, Latin, composition and sewing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: General Collections
Contributing Institution: Fred Lucius Haile Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003407
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Title: Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State Normal College Demonstration School Orchestra, 1926
Photographer : Alberta Campbell Colbert
Date Created: 1926
Abstract: The normal college trained teachers had a demonstration school on the premises. Pictured here in the Demonstration School Orchestra are, left to right: Irene Campbell, Milbra Senter, Alberta Campbell, Gwendolyn Hale, Geraldine Mobrey, Edward Hale, Mary Forbes, Gilbert Senter, Nelson Senter, and James Lawson. Seated on the ground are Margarite and Roy Cambelle.
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=200800000002014
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Moses H. Ferguson to Bryant Dennis
Signer; Witness : Alexander Black
Signer : Bryant Dennis
Associated name : Moses H. Ferguson
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Moses H. Ferguson, an orphan of 13 years of age, to Bryant Dennis. Ferguson was to serve as Dennis`s apprentice until age 21. Dennis agreed to teach Ferguson the trade of blacksmithing and to provide him with 1 year of schooling, the tools and apparatus of the blacksmith trade worth $25, and a suit of "strong decent cloth."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002815
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Daniel Lee Ferguson to Bryant Dennis
Signer; Witness : Alexander Black
Signer : Bryant Dennis
Associated name : Daniel Lee Ferguson
Date Created: 1840-11-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Daniel Lee Ferguson, orphan of 8 years of age, to Bryant Dennis. Ferguson was to serve as Dennis`s apprentice until age 21. Dennis agreed to teach Ferguson the trade of blacksmithing and to provide 2 years of schooling, the tools and apparatus of blacksmith trade worth $25, plus a suit of "strong decent cloth." Ferguson was the brother of Moses H. Ferguson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002814
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Title: Two unidentified girls, one black and one white, seated upon a porch
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: Two young girls, one black and one white, are seated together to pose for this picture. While their shoes and stockings are similar, their dresses are distinctively different.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001381
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Title: Two unidentified girls, one black and one white, seated on a cane bench
Photographer : Anne Porterfield Rankin, 1887-1941
Date Created: 1900 - 1920
Abstract: Two young girls, one white and one black, pose for a picture upon a wooden bench in a park-like setting. A building behind them seems to be part of a college campus.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Rankin, Anne Porterfield Photograph Collection, ca. 1890-1930
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001380
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Title: [Letter] 1831 Feb. 6, Nashville [to] Susan Gallagher, Bangor Maine
Author : Baynard J Snowden
Recipient : Susan Gallagher
Date Created: 2008-07-30
Abstract: This is a letter dated February 6, 1831 to Susan Gallagher from her brother J. Baynard Snowden of Nashville, Tennessee. Snowden writes of a friend moving to Cincinnati, Ohio in order to protect his children from the effects of slavery. He also writes that he dined with President Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: R. B. Snowden Family Papers, 1807-1950
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003138
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Title: 1835 Dec. 18 [to] Henry Welcker
Author : Catharine Welcker
Recipient : Henry Welcker
Date Created: 1835-12-18
Abstract: This document is a letter dated December 18, 1835 to Henry Welcker from his sister Catharine Welcker. Catharine writes of various events that occurred in her boarding school in Kingston Tennessee.
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=200800000002956
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Title: Midway at Tri-State Fair
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1917
Abstract: Midway at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand displays rows of identical baby dolls.
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=200800000000226
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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: Boys Dormitory and Corn Field, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: This is a photograph of the Alpine School Boys Dormitory and the corn fields adjoining it. 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=200800000001984
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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: Boys at Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: This is a photograph of six young boys at Alpine School.
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=200800000001398
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Title: Boys Dormitory, The Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of the Alpine School Boys Dormitory. 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=200800000001982
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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: Boys at Alpine School
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of boys at 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=200800000001988
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Title: Alpine, Tennessee, School Bus
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: 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 in the early 1890s. The school was revived in 1917 by the Board of the National Missions of the U.S.A. Presbyterian Church. The elementary school in 1936 and the high school in 1946 were turned over to Overton County. Notes - the photos from 1992 show the rubble of the school. 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=200800000001399
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Title: School Reports, District 17, Giles County, Tennessee, 1840
Signer : E.D. Jones
Author; Signer : Barnabas K. Collum
Date Created: 1843-07-01
Abstract: Record that lists the number of children aged six through twenty-one in each household in the 17th district of Giles county, 1843. List shows a total of 332 school age children.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002819
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Title: E.L. McClain in Greenfield, Ohio to Lewis M. Coleman in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Author : E.L. McClain
Date Created: 1901-07-23
Abstract: This is a follow-up letter from E.L. McClain in Greenfield, Ohio to Louis M. Coleman in Chattanooga, Tennessee further explaining his reasoning for choosing not to purchase his mill and relocate to Tennessee. This decision, in large part, was in response to strict child labor laws in Tennessee. There was a state-wide 14-year-old age limit law at the time.
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=200800000003210
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Title: E.L. McClain in Greenfield, Ohio to Lewis M. Coleman in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Author : E.L. McClain
Date Created: 1901-07-19
Abstract: A letter from businessman E.L. McClain to a Louis M. Coleman, who runs a cotton mill in Chattanooga, Tennessee, explaining that he cannot afford to purchase the mill because of the strict child labor laws in the state of Tennessee. At the time there was a 14-year-old age limit law.
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=200800000003209
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell to Samuel Broadway
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Samuel Broadway
Associated name : Harriet Parnell
Date Created: 1843-08-07
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell, an orphan 8 years of age, to Samuel Broadway. Parnell was to serve as Broadway`s apprentice until age 18. Broadway agreed to teach Parnell the occupation of spinster and seamstress and also to read and write legibly. At the end of Parnell`s service, Broadway agreed to give her an additional suit of clothes, a good bed and furniture.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002816
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of William H. and Lafayette Bishop to Henry N. Prior
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Henry N. Prior
Signer : Clayton Buchanan
Date Created: 1853-12-06
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of William and Lafayette Bishop, orphans age 9 and 7 respectively, to Henry N. Prior. The two boys were to serve as Prior`s apprentices until age 21. Prior agreed to teach the boys farming and blacksmithing (should either prove apt) as well as how to read and write and cypher to the single rule of three. Upon completion of their apprenticeship, Prior agreed to give them a horse, saddle and bridle worth $85, and a suit of "fine...clothes."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002817
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of the children of Emily F. Mills to Howell C. Hayes
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Howell C. Hayes
Signer : William Buchanan
Date Created: 1850-11-04
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of the children of Emily F. Mills to Howell C. Hayes and William Buchanan. The children were "free negroes", Martha, born 1840, William, b. 1844, Frances, b. 1845, John, b. 1847, and Barbara, b. 1849. The boys were to learn farming and horsemanship; the girls were to learn spinning and housework.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: County Court Records, 1840-1853
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002812
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