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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : W. H. Stillwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-25
Abstract: Tells of organizing the districts and his ordering of elections for civil districts only. Wishes that the Legislature would alter the method of forming boards of education so that there will be only one board and one set of directors in each civil district. Remarks concerning salaries [for teachers]. Asks for help in securing the appointment as Commissioner of Roads for Tennessee.
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=200700000001779
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, TN to the Editors of the Memphis Post in Memphis, TN
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : Editors, Memphis Post
Date Created: 1868-10-28
Abstract: Encloses a printed circular which suggests that Eaton made a dishonest arrangement with the A.S. Barnes Co., whereby he agreed to recommend their textbooks in return for a $3000 loan for his bankrupt brother. Accuses Eaton of going beyond his legal rights as Superintendent of Public Instruction and forcing a particular line of books upon the schools. Launches into heated criticism of the circular`s authors, pointing out that the publishers of inferior, pro-Southern textbooks are probably behind it.
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=200700000001753
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Trenton, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-06-06
Abstract: Regrets that the writer cannot accept Eaton`s offer to send his son away to school because the boy is needed at the post office. Reflects that his hopes of being appointed to office have faded with changes in political climate. Representative Hawkins pictured as being mistrusted by the people of the seventh district. Asks legal questions concerning specific situations in the shcools of the writer`s area. States that he has been obliged to issue teaching certificates to men who had been Confederate soldiers but believes that they will teach loyalty to the Constitution.
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=200700000001760
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Title: Stilwell, W.H. in Humboldt, Tennessee to Eaton, Gen. John in Washington, D.C.
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-12-22
Abstract: Desires that Eaton and General Smith obtain a place for the writer`s son as a railway postal clerk when the service is extended to lines in Humboldt. Rejoices in the newspaper acclaim of Eaton`s success but regrets that supporters of a national system of education are not pressing the matter in Congress. Bewails the dismal prospect for Negro education in Tennessee, revealing persecutions by the Ku Klux Klan. Believes that Negro education can succeed only if administered by the federal government.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001096
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-12-07
Abstract: Discussion of the opposition to the present school system. Thoughts on the schism in the Republican Party in Tennessee, noting several men whom he fears are leaning toward the rebels and another who is loyal. Touches on his hope of being made assessor, a memorial to Hawkins, and the writer`s deep regret at losing the election for State Treasurer.
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=200700000001743
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-20
Abstract: On behalf of school teachers and directors, asks Eaton for information as to how much public money they will receive so that they can plan on how much to raise by subscription or taxation. Informs Eaton of a new failure in the writer`s attempt to secure payment for Union use of printing equipment and again asks Eaton`s help in the matter. Gives full account of how the printing press and store were used by two regiments while occupying Humboldt.
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=200700000001751
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Title: W.H. Stillwell in Humboldt, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : W. H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-07-23
Abstract: Stilwell writes to tell Eaton that he loaned $1000 of school money to Mitchell who lost it in a business venture. He implores Eaton not to make this information public at the present time. Stilwell describes other personal financial losses through carelessness and thanks Eaton for his offer of help in educating Stilwell`s son. He discusses the current gloomy outlook for Republicans in Tennessee, with news of an increasingly active Ku Klux Klan and the registering of all former rebel soldiers and officers in his county. Stilwell fears the Klan will punish him for his attitude toward Senter.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001705
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Title: Hughes, W.H. in Rugby, Tennessee to Temple, O.P.
Author : W. Hastings Hughes
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-10-27
Abstract: Hughes writes to tell Temple that there is no hurry about the naturalization papers and informs him that the school has been incorporated. Also inquires whether alien property holders will have a vote.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000768
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Title: Letter to Gen. Eaton from W.H. Stilwell April 19, 1869
Author : W.H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-04-19
Abstract: Stilwell discusses the alarming bitterness again the school law, the lack of confidence in the state, and the groeing impatience of teachers who have not been paid. Queries Eaton as to when payment can be expected and urges the Financial Board not deny the 1868 fund to teachers. Warns that there will be no schools if teachers` salaries are not paid.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000748
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington D.C.
Author : W.H. Stilwell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-11-23
Abstract: Stilwell askes Eaton`s help in securing an appointment for his son as a mail route agent. He remarks on the Tennessee Legislature`s return to Eaton`s ideas on a public schoool system for Tennessee, including the need for a state superintendent. Stilwell comments on Eaton`s success in his federal position and adds that Grant must be re-elected to insure progress in "the Republic."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001332
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Title: Introduction to William Jennings Bryan`s reception in Dayton, Tennessee
Author of introduction : Wallace C. Haggard
Date Created: 1925-06-08
Abstract: Notes included in file: "Haggard was a young lawyer in Dayton at the time of the Scopes trial. Introduction of William jennings Bryan by Wallace C. Haggard, at reception and dinner in his honor on arrival in Dayton, Tennessee." Wallace Haggard was on the side of the prosecution with William Jennings Bryan.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: William Jennings Bryan Artifacts
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003346
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Title: Aerial photograph showing the former site of Chota and Tanasee, 18th century Cherokee villages
Photographer : Wayne D. Roberts
Date Created: 1967 - 1983
Abstract: This aerial photograph shows the former site of Chota and Tanasee, 18th century Overhill Cherokee villages in the Little Tennessee River Valley. Chota was recognized by Native Americans and European settlers as a powerful social and economic influence and was regarded as the capital of the Cherokee nation. The University of Tennessee conducted excavations of Overhill Cherokee villages between 1967 and 1983 as part of the Tellico Archaeological Project in anticipation of the flooding of the lower Little Tennessee River Valley 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:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Frank H. McClung Museum Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Frank H. McClung Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002524
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Title: Fanning Orphan Home and School
Photographer : Wiles
Date Created: 1890 - 1900
Abstract: The Fanning Orphan Home and School, for young ladies, was opened in 1884 on the grounds of the former Franklin College, which was burnt down after the Civil War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Fanning Orphan Home and School Collection
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002289
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Title: W. D. Abernathy to bond R. P. Curran as Superintendent of Public Instruction
Author; Signer : William D. Abernathy
Author; Signer : Isaac Mason
Author; Signer : Thomas Abernathy
Date Created: 1840-09-07
Abstract: William D. Abernathy, Trustee for Giles County, along with Isaac Mason and Thomas A. Abernathy state that they are bonded to Robert P. Curran, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and his successors to that position for the sum of $4,489.16.
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=200800000002818
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Title: William Jennings Bryan in Coconut Grove, Florida to Wallace C. Haggard in Dayton, Tennessee
Author : William Jennings Bryan
Date Created: 1925-07-02
Abstract: This is a letter written by William Jennings Bryan to Wallace C. Haggard, discussing the logistics of a banquet in his honor. He also offers examples of possitive trends he has notice: newspapers sympathetic with creationists, debates in California that have gone well.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: William Jennings Bryan Artifacts
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003347
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Title: Darwinism in Public Schools
Author : William Jennings Bryan
Date Created: 1923-01
Abstract: This is an article from William Jennings Bryan`s newspaper, The Commoner. It was published in Lincoln, Nebraska, and appears in Vol. 23, No. 1, Whole Number 765. Also stated: William J. Bryan as editor and proprietor. The article argues that it is not fair or Constitutional for Darwinism to be taught in school since, like Catholicism and Protestantism, it is a religion and should be taught in a private Darwinist school.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: William Jennings Bryan Artifacts
Contributing Institution: Bryan College
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003348
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Title: Wilson County High School Commecement Invitation
Host : Wilson County High School
Date Created: 1947
Abstract: This is an invitation to a high school commencement in Lebanon, Tennessee. Commencement was at 8:00 P.M. on May 23, 1947 in the school auditorium. The school mascot, the blue devil, is on the front page. Interior has class colors of yellow and black, the class flower is the yellow rose bud.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Roy Bailey African-American Museum and History Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003208
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Title: The Importance of a Liberal Education for Woman
Speaker : WM T Hamilton
Publisher : J.G. Cisco
Date Created: 1878-01-16
Abstract: A speech given before the Teacher`s Institute at Jackson, Tennessee. The speech discuss what type of education is proper for a woman without ruining her for her domestic duties. Published by J.G. Cisco of Jackson, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: The Amos Blanch Jones Collection
Contributing Institution: Lambuth University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001038
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Title: Scholastic Population, District No. 7, White County, Tennessee
Author; Signer : Z. Hitchcock
Author; Signer : James W. Rhea
Author; Signer : John T. Duncan
Date Created: 1857
Abstract: A list of the number of children in White County, TN, District No. 7 in the year 1857, who are over six and under twenty-one years of age. The list includes fifty seven family names, among them E. Pennington, Jefferson Spears, and Lewis Howell. The number of children in those different families ranges from one to seven. The signatures of Z. Hitchcock, James W. Rhea, and John T. Duncan appear on 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=200800000003502
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Title: A Famous Alumnus
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1960 - 1970
Abstract: Former Tennessee senator Albert Gore Sr. is a Middle Tennessee State Colleges Teacher alumnus, having graduated in 1932 with a teaching degree. He often spoke as a guest lecturer on campus before his death in 1998.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002350
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Title: A Packed House for the Blue Raiders
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1960 - 1970
Abstract: Boots Donnelly began a successful football coaching career at MTSU in 1978. In 1985, Donnelly led the Blue Raiders to their first Ohio Valley Conference championship in 20 years. Donnelly retired in 1998.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002349
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Title: A Practical School, The Story of Howe Institute
Publisher : American Baptist Home Mission Society
Associated name : Howe Institute
Date Created: 1909
Abstract: A pamphlet describing the history and work of the Howe Institute established in Memphis, TN by Peter Howe and owned and controlled by the negro Baptists of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002524
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Title: A Senator Returns Home
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1961
Abstract: Senator Albert Gore ('32) visits with students. Gore served in the U.S. House of representatives from 1939 to 1953 and in the Senate from 1953 to 1971. He was best known fro co-authoring the Interstate Highway Act (1956), for his support of civil rights, and for his opposition to the Vietnam War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002458
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Title: Advertisement for King College
Distributor : King College
Date Created: 1889-08-30
Abstract: This is a newspaper ad from The Bristol Courier. Vol 1, no. 297, for King College.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Bristol Historical Association
Contributing Institution: Bristol Historical Association
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003398
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Title: Album of Knoxville College and other missions among the Freedmen of the United Presbyterian Church
Creator : Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Missions for Freedmen
Attributed name : Knoxville College
Date Created: 1901
Abstract: Map showing the Freedmen's mission stations of the United Presbyterian Church and illustrations of buildings, faculty, students, and classrooms at Knoville, and school buildings in Chase City and Forfolk, Va., Henderson, N.C., Bristol and Athens, Tenn., Camden and Miller's Ferry, Ala.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001470
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