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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.5"


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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, New Orleans, LA to Burford, Carthage
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-02-13
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, New Orleans, to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee describing new purchases and relating his interest in Louisiana slavery laws. He asks for Burford`s advice on continuing the partnership and on a possible association with the Franklins.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Paper, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001829
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Norfolk, VA to Burford, Carthage, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Author : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1830-05-21
Abstract: Letter from Jourdan Saunders, Norfolk, Virginia to Burford, Carthage, Tennessee in regard to their accounts and to the agreements reached with Franklin.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Paper, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001830
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford, Dixson Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1831-12-20
Abstract: Letter from Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs revealing Burford`s plan to withdraw his capital from Saunders` slave trading company in the summer of 1832. Comments on their continuing involvement in a lawsuit in federal court of land, and reveals tha Burford sought to buy a "boy." Suanders could not fulfill the request at that time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001841
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan in Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs, TN
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1833-05-06
Abstract: Letter form Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee, noting that Saunders renewed his agreement with Armfield and will remain in the slave trading buisness. Tells Burford that their profits should be larger than last year`s. Reference is made to Mr. Franklin. Tells Burford to settle their joint lawsuit over land during the next court term. Notes the deline in slave prices and again offers to sell Mary and her child Lucy to Burford. Burford`s notation on this leter indicates that he bought them for $500.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001845
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Title: Saunders, Jourdan, Warrenton, VA to Burford at Dixon Springs
Author : Jourdan Saunders
Recipient : David Burford, 1791-1864
Date Created: 1832-10-30
Abstract: Letter from Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to Burford at Dixon Springs, Tennessee revealing Saunders` current activities in the slave trade. Casual description of a slave auction and comments on prices. Saunders reveals that Burford placed a second order and then canceled it. Discussion of slave deaths and disease in one of Saunders` slave gangs coming into the South [?].
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Papers, 1814-1856
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001844
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Title: Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, VA to Saunders, Warrenton, VA
Recipient : Jourdan Saunders
Date Created: 1830-12-06
Abstract: Letter from Franklin and Armfield, Alexandria, Virginia to Saunders, Warrenton, Virginia, asking for delivery of all Negroes on hand to Alexandria for shipment to New Orleans.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: David Burford Paper, 1814-1855
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001831
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Title: Clerk`s report on sale of slaves
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Plaintiff : A. E. Wilkins
Defendant : Margaret Wilkins
Date Created: 1863-07-06
Abstract: This case is between A.E. Wilkins (plaintiff) vs. Margaret Wilkins and others (defendants) over the sale of seven slaves: Bob, Harry Sr., Hank, Eliza, Amanda, John and Harry Jr. These individuals were sold for a total price of $2470 U.S. dollars, with $700 dollars in Confederate notes. William Craig, Clerk of the Knox County Court signed the document on July 6, 1863.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Knox County Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001874
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Title: Clinton High School after bombing
Attributed name : Knoxville Journal
Date Created: 1958
Abstract: An estimated 75 to 100 sticks of dynamite exploded throughout Clinton High School in the early morning of Sunday, October 5, 1958, over two years after the integration of the high school. Despite the establishment of an FBI office in Clinton and a thorough investigation, no arrests were ever made in the case.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Clinton High School Desegregation from the Knoxville Journal Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001233
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Title: With My Compliments, Madam
Illustrator : Krohler
Date Created: 1920-08-20
Abstract: This political cartoon shows Colonel Tennessee, hat held in one hand, offering a woman the ballot box with his other hand.
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=200700000001458
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Title: Please!
Illustrator : Kromer
Date Created: 1920-08-09
Abstract: This political cartoon from the New York World shows a young woman suffragist asking Colonel Tennessee, the rustic older gentleman often used to represent Tennessee, for a special session of the Tennessee Legislature for the ratification of the 19th Amendment for women's suffrage.
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=200700000001449
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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: 1871-03-07
Abstract: L.B. Eaton gives a detailed account of a murder in Somerville and a conflict between the U.S. government and the state government which grew out of the arrest of the murderer. L.B. tells how he prevented violence between state and federal authorities by rushing troops to Somerville and arresting all the offenders.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001729
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Title: Orders to enforce franchise law in Nashville
Author : L. B. Gamble
Date Created: 1867-09-23
Abstract: This message on the stationery of the Tennessee State Guards transmits the orders Governor Brownlow had given General Joseph A. Cooper, ordering "all persons to desiste from any attempt to hold any election in violation of the Franchice Law." L.B. Gamble wrote the order "by Command of Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Cooper" and identifies himself as an aide-de-camp.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Governor William G. Brownlow Papers, 1865-1869
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001893
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Title: Tennessee's Shame! Convicts in the Coal Creek Mines
Attributed name : L. C. (Leonidas Campbell) Houk , 1836-1891
Attributed name : George M. Winstead
Date Created: 1892
Abstract: This is an advertisement for the Tennessee state races for governor and the U.S. Congress in favor of George M. Winstead and L.C. Houk who are running against George M. Winstead and Mr. Welcker. All four gubernatorial candidates of 1892, Turney, Buchannan, Winstead and East, pledged to end the leasing of convicts to industries which began in Tennessee in July of 1866. Coal-mining begin in Tennessee in the 1840s and continues today.
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=200700000001238
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Title: Houk in 1865
Author : L.C Houk
Date Created: 1865-08-01
Abstract: This campaign letter was written and distributed by L.C. Houk to the voters of the 2nd Congressional District of Tennessee. Houk ran as a candidate for congress in 1865. He is attacking his opponent, named simply as "Maynard" for condemning the President, supporting the African American suffrage movement, as well as the failures of his professional life.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003250
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, Fisk University, 3
Author : Lawrence Neale Jones, 1921-
Date Created: 1963-08-06
Abstract: This letter is one in a chain of correspondence between Senator Albert Gore and Fisk University`s Dean of Chapel, Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. The two men are discussing Senate Bill S-1731, proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002581
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights, Fisk University, 1
Author : Lawrence Neale Jones, 1921-
Date Created: 1963-07-26
Abstract: This letter is one in a chain of correspondence between Senator Albert Gore and Fisk University`s Dean of Chapel, Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. The two men are discussing Senate Bill S-1731, proposed civil rights legislation submitted for consideration to Congress by President Kennedy during June 1963.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002579
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Title: Letter, Nov. 22, A.D. 1993, Jackson, Tennessee to Lt. Governor John S. Wilder
Correspondent : Lee E. Branch
Date Created: 1993-11-22
Abstract: This letter describes the events that lead to saving the Lorraine Motel, site of Dr. King`s assassination, from destruction. It also provides capsule descriptions of many individuals contributions to the civil rights struggle in Memphis, as remembered by Lee Branch. Mr. Branch was on the Board of Directors of the National Civil Rights Museum.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001627
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Title: Out of Subjection into Freedom
Author : Marjorie Shuler
Date Created: 1920-09-04
Abstract: This article describes the final phase of the struggle for women`s suffrage, outlining the unsuccessful injunction against ratification in Tennessee, as well as the celebration in Washington following the official federal ratification. It names many of the women, such as Carrie Chapman Catt and Anne Dallas Dudley, who worked in Tennessee for the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The article contains two maps of the United States. The first is "The Suffrage Map in Early August, 1920," showing states which allowed women full suffrage, limited suffrage such as for primaries, or presidential or municipal elections, or no suffrage at all. The second shows "What Tennessee Did to the Suffrage Map," which was to grant full suffrage throughout the country.
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=200700000001602
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Title: Letter from Birmingham City Jail
Author : Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968
Associated name : American Friends Service Committee
Date Created: 1963-05
Abstract: Published by the American Friends Service Committee. This copy belonged to Roberta Church.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: The Robert R. Church Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002670
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, December 1st thru January 4th, 1967
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1966-12-01 - 1967-01-04
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002656
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, September 6th thru October 3rd, 1961
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1961-09-06 - 1961-10-03
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002646
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, Annual Report, 1964
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1964
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002654
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, February 6th thru March 5th, 1963
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1963-02-06 - 1963-03-05
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002649
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, June 5th thru July 9th, 1963
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1963-06-05 - 1963-07-09
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002652
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Title: NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, March 7th thru April 3rd, 1962
Secretary : Maxine A Smith, 1929-
Date Created: 1962-03-07 - 1962-04-03
Abstract: For the time period indicated, this report from the Memphis branch of the NAACP details civil rights issues and progress in the following areas: voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and the desegregation of public facilities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002653
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