Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.4"


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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell to William Inman
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : William Inman
Associated name : Harriet Parnell
Date Created: 1842-06-10
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Harriett Parnell, an orphan age 7, to William Inman. Parnell was to serve as Inman`s apprentice until the age of 18. Inman agreed to teach her the occupation of spinster and seamstress as well as how to read and write legibly. At the end of Parnell`s service, she was to receive a bed, furniture, and set of clothes from Inman.
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=200800000002813
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Title: Elijah Ward to Justices of White County Court, Guardian Bond, 15th October 1827
Signer : Elijah Ward, 1816-1882
Signer : James H. Pass
Date Created: 1827-10-15
Abstract: Elijah Ward was appointed the guardian of two orphans, Nancy and James Howard. James H. Pass entered bound himself in the oath as well, in the sum of $800, to the Justices of the court - Thomas Eastland, John Bryan David Mitchell and Joseph Herd.
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=200800000003273
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Title: Civil War Diary Excerpt
Author : Emma Lane
Date Created: 1865-04-10
Abstract: On April 10, 1863, Emma Lane began a diary. A Murfreesboro tennager, her hometown was occupied by Union troops. Friends and relatives were in military service or otherwise imperiled by the Civil War. Life went on, however, and Emma chronicled it in her own, almost taciturn, way. These five pages from her diary (dating February-April 1865) describe events from Emma`s perspective at 500 North Spring Street, her childhood home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Emma Lane Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002429
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. Samuel Wilson, Bastardy, issued 8th March 1871
Signer : F. M. Sims
Date Created: 1871-03-08
Abstract: Warrant to the Sheriff of White County, Tennessee to bring Samuel Wilson to the County Court, to be held before the Chairman on the first Monday in April, 1871, on a charge of Bastardy. The warrant does not list the mother of the illegitimate child.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003272
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Title: 1813 Feb. 3, Rhea County, Tennessee
Signer : George Starns
Signer : Jesse Davidson
Date Created: 1813-02-03
Abstract: This document is a receipt for a fourteen year old boy who was sold to one Henry Welker by one George Starns of Rhea County Tennessee, February 3, 1813.
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=200800000002952
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Title: Hannah and Her Children vs. Patrick McClung and James Houston
Plaintiff : Hannah Unknown
Date Created: 1837-01-30
Abstract: A complaint by a slave named Hannah against Patrick McClung and James Houston. Hannah and her children, Elias, Charles, Mary, Martha and Rhoda, were slaves of William McClung, deceased. In his will, McClung freed his slaves to go to Africa. Hannah accuses the executors if the will, Patrick McClung and James Houston, of refusing to comply with its conditions.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Monroe County Archives
Contributing Institution: Monroe County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003582
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Title: Camp Highlander, An Interracial Camp for Boys and Girls
Publisher : Highlander Folk School
Date Created: 1958
Abstract: This is a brochure and application form for Camp Highlander, "an interracial camp in the South for boys and girls." It was to be held June 22 through July 12, 1958. The camp uses a "carefully selected interracial staff of young counselors" to supervise all activities. The camp is a successor to Camp Koinonia in Americus, Georgia, which operated unil 1957 when racists began their harrassment of the farms.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Highlander Folk School
Contributing Institution: University of the South - Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003400
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Title: Photograph Album of the Tyler family
Owner : Hugh Tyler
Date Created: 1919
Abstract: This is a set of photographs of a young James Agee. The album was owned by the author's uncle, Hugh Tyler. In the first photograph it is assumed that James is standing with his mother, Laura Whitman Tyler Agee. Tyler Agee owned a summer cottage in Sewanee, Tennessee when James was ten.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Tyler Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001543
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Title: Agee photos from Tyler Photograph Album
Owner : Hugh Tyler
Date Created: 1914 - 1919
Abstract: This is a set of three photographs of the Agee family, featuring James from about five to around ten. James' father died when he was six; after that time James and his sister, Emma, were educated in boarding schools. When James was ten he attended Saint Andrews School for Mountain Boys, near his mother's summer cottage in Sewanee, Tennessee. The first photograph is most likely of James, his mother, Laura Tyler Whitman Agee, his grandmother Whitman, his sister Emma and his uncle, Hugh Agee. The second image on the beach is probably of James, his mother, cousins and uncle. The third image is likely James, his cousins and aunt.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Tyler Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001544
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Title: Debt Receipt
Signer : J Winchester
Date Created: 1792-07
Abstract: This is a receipt dated 1792 for payment for services rendered by James White in resucing three children of Jacob Zeigler (deceased) from the Indians. It was sworn to as a true debt and signed by J Winchester, a Sumner County Justice of the Peace.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Estate papers
Contributing Institution: Sumner County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002737
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Title: Dickinson Children with horses, at Travellers Rest, c. 1940
Photographer : Jacob McGavock Jr. Dickinson
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Dickinson Children with horses, at Travellers Rest, c. 1940". Shown from left to right, are Rufus, Edith, William, and Maxwell Dickinson with ponies.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002103
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Title: James D. Mason to State of Tennessee, Bastardy Bond, 4 June 1855
Author; Signer : James D. Mason
Signer : Richard Simpson
Signer : Dibrell G.G., 1822-1888
Date Created: 1855-06-04
Abstract: A "bastardy bond" in which James D. Mason of White County, TN agrees to pay $500 in support of a bastard child he fathered with a woman named Harriet Weaver. Mason states that the child will not become chargable to White County. He signed the document, as did Richard Simpson and clerk G.G. Dibrell. The bond was approved by David Snodgrass.
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=200800000003498
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Title: Slave loan contract for Cain
Author : John Porter
Date Created: 1819-02-23
Abstract: Promissory note offering the use of a slave boy, Cain, in exchange for six hundred dollars. The note of the return on the back is dated April 9, 1830.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: McCutchen Family Papers
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001914
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Title: Josiah Williams to State of Tennessee, Indenture Bond
Author; Signer : Josiah Williams
Author; Signer : Richard Mandel
Date Created: 1865-10-03
Abstract: An indenture in which Josiah Williams and Richard Mandel are bound unto the state of Tennessee for $500. A condition of the agreement is that an orphan boy named William Walker, age 11, will work for Williams until the age of 21. During that time, Williams agrees to pay for Walker`s expenses and provide him an education. J. A. Pettit signed the document as a witness. A United States stamp appears in the lower left corner.
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=200800000003499
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1879-06-04
Abstract: In this letter to his brother, L.B. is glad to see that Congress has taken favorable action toward the Bureau of Education. He discusses his own financial situation at length and comments on inter-family finances. He mentions the migration of African-Americans to Mississippi and the situation in Memphis concerning orphans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001727
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Title: State vs. Cathey Larkin
Compiler; Scribe : Circuit Court of Henry County
Author : L.W. Lester
Author : Eli Kendall, 1803-1866
Date Created: 1835-12-01
Abstract: A letter written by Justices L.W. Lester and Eli Kendall of Henry County, addressed to any lawful officer of Henry County. The letter explains that Jane Brandon, a single woman, has accused a man named Larkin Cathey of "having gotten her with child of a bastard child." The letter commands that Cathey be apprehended.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Interesting Cases From The Henry County, Tennessee Archives
Contributing Institution: Henry County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002841
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Title: Convention of Teachers
Author : Leon Trousdale
Publisher : American Publishing Company
Date Created: 1877-07
Abstract: This is a program for a 3-day teacher`s convention in Maryville, Tennessee, called the 2nd Congressional District Conference of Teachers and Educators. The conference is designed as a preliminary step in the organization of Teachers` Institutes in every county. All county teachers and superintendents are encouraged to attend.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003249
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Title: Legate School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1941
Abstract: An elementary school in rural western Stewart County, Tennessee. This was not a one-teacher school.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000407
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Title: Teacher and students outside the Glover School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 2007-07-30
Abstract: The students and teacher pose outside Glover School (colored), an elementary school in eastern Stewart County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000414
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Title: Teacher and students outside Midway School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 1948
Abstract: A one-teacher school in rural southeastern Stewart County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000409
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Title: Teacher and students of Lick Creek School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 1948
Abstract: A one-teacher log elementary school near Dover, Tennessee in Stewart County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000411
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Title: Teacher and students of Leatherwood School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 1948
Abstract: Teacher and students of Leatherwood School, a one-teacher rural elementary school in southwestern Stewart County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000410
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Title: Students and teacher outside Taylor's Chapel School
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 1942
Abstract: African-American students and teacher pose out of Taylor's Chapel School in southeastern Stewart County, near Cumberland City.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000415
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Title: Students and teacher outside Tobaccoport School, Stewart County, Tennessee
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1938 - 1942
Abstract: African-American teacher and students pose outside of the Tobaccoport School in northern Stewart County. The land on which the segregated school stood is now part of the Fort Campbell Army base.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000416
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Title: Cumberland City School
Associated name : Mary Florence Betts
Date Created: 1941 - 1942
Abstract: Teacher and students stand outside of the Cumberland City School, one of the Stewart County, Tennessee "Colored" elementary schools, located in the southeastern part of the county.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Mary Florence Betts Scrapbook
Contributing Institution: Stewart County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000412
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