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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: J.D. Hale in Stoddard, New Hampshire to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington D.C.
Author : J. D. Hale, 1817-1896
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-02-09
Abstract: Explains that the writer left Tennessee because it was dangerous for a Yankee who had been involved in the hanging of Ferguson. Expression of surprise that Stokes, a notoriously bad man, has great influence in Congress. Hopes to receive payment of a claim against the government after which the writer could bring his family to New Hampshire.
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=200700000001700
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Title: J.F.S. in Athens, Georgia to O.P. Temple
Attributed name : J. F. S.
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1883
Abstract: This letter covers Knoxville`s advantages for location of a college.
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=200700000002472
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Title: Allen-White High School fundraising letter
Signer : J. H. White
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: This is a fund raising letter for Allen-White High School in Whiteville, Tennessee. The African-American school was built with assistance from the Rosenwald Fund.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Allen-White High School
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003358
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Title: McDowell, J.L. in McLemoresville, Tennessee to Eaton, John
Author : J. L. McDowell
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-11-15
Abstract: McDowell reports to Eaton on the failure of the graded schools and says that he has been visited by the Ku Klux Klan.
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=200800000000757
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Title: Graduation at Centenary Female College
Photographer : J. S. Hancock
Date Created: 1890 - 1900
Abstract: Verso side of photograph: "Centenary Female College, Cleveland, Tennessee. Graduation class about 1896. The girls are on marble steps which were removed in 1907." The photographer signed his name, J.S. Hancock, in the lower left-hand corner. The date recorded, May 1963, is when his collection was donated to the Cleveland Public Library.
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=200800000001441
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Title: Commencement Class of Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, 1933
Photographer : J.R. Anderson
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: This composite photograph shows the 1933 graduating class of Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State College, now Tennessee State University. Pictured in the center are college president William J. Hale and dean George W. Gore, Jr.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: TSU Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State University - Special Collections and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002011
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Title: Green School
Photographer : J.R. Ross Jr.
Date Created: 1941
Abstract: This photograph is titled, "Green School".
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002112
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Title: Jackson State Community College Formal Opening
Distributor : Jackson State Community College
Date Created: 1967-10-23
Abstract: This is a bulletin from the official opening ceremonies for Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Jackson State Community College History and Development
Contributing Institution: Jackson State Community College Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003266
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Title: J.B. Merwin in St. Louis, MO to unknown individual
Author : James Burtis Merwin, 1829-1917
Date Created: 1870-03-07
Abstract: Merwin praises Eaton`s past service with the Department of Education and the Freedmen`s Bureau, Toledo schools, and Tennessee schools. He specifically praises Eaton`s efficiency, industry, and administrative ability.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001692
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Title: 1838 Feb. 13, Knoxville, TN [to] Henry I. Welcker, Kingston, Tennessee
Author : James Monroe Welcker
Recipient : Henry Inman Welcker
Date Created: 1838-02-13
Abstract: This document is a letter dated February 13, 1838, from James Monroe Welcker to his brother Henry Inman Welcker in Kingston, Tennessee. The Welckers were a prominent family from Roane County. James writes this letter from Knoxville, where he is studying law and their younger brother Albert is attending school. James responds to Henry`s earlier enquiry regarding merchants going east, and he discusses family matters as well.
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=200800000002973
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Title: Photograph of water screening to recover artifacts from excavations
Photographer : Jefferson Chapman
Date Created: 1967 - 1982
Abstract: This is a photograph of a water screen used to recover archaeological artifacts from 18th century Overhill Cherokee villages in East Tennessee. Excavations were conducted by the University of Tennessee from 1967-1982 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=200800000002523
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Title: Jerome Templeton in Sevierville, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : Jerome undefined Templeton
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1879-11-01
Abstract: This letter is in reference to the deposition of Willard in a land dispute case involving Goddard, McTeer, and Maryville College.
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=200700000002441
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Title: Nashville Christian Institute Charter and Amendment
Secretary : Joe C. Carr
Date Created: 1941-05-22
Abstract: This is a document for a school chartered in 1941 as a private Christian school for African-Americans. Their most successful years were after World War II when many veterans returned to finish their high school edcuation. This copy was issued Feb 14, 1967, when the school closed. The property was sold, and the proceeds given to David Lipscomb College for the establishment of a scholarship fund for African-American students. Joe C. Car was the Secretary of State of Tennessee at that time.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Nashville Christian Institute
Contributing Institution: Lipscomb University -Beaman Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003276
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Title: Amendment to the Charter of Incorporation of Martin College
Signer : Joe Carr
Date Created: 1964-09-25
Abstract: Ammendment to the Charter of Incorporation of Martin College, a Methodist College. Yow signed July 16, 1986; then to State where Gentry Crowell, Sec. of State signed on Aug. 1, 1986, by Carolyn Pinson; then to Giles County, where it was filed in the Register`s office on Aug 11, 1986 by the Register, Virginia G. Cole in Charter Book 6.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Historical County Records
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003435
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Title: John C. Harkness in Wilmington, DE to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : John C Harkness
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-05-22
Abstract: Harkness will arrange a mass meeting for Eaton if he comes to Delaware where he can speak on public education. He lists five obstacles to public education in Delaware. Wealthy families use of private school and teachers who are in private schools are not interested in public education. There is opposition to establishing a State Normal Scholl and public high school. General apathy and the rule of the aristocracy who wish to maintain their positions by keeping the mass of the people ignorant are the other reasons named.
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=200800000000751
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Title: John C. Nelson in Kingston, TN to Gen. John Eaton, in Nashville, TN
Author : John C. Nelson
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-30
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 text books in return for a $3000 loan for his bankrupt brother. Believes Eaton innocent of the charges but fears that if the sheet receives wide circulation his reputation will be damaged.
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=200700000001754
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Title: [Letter] 1846 Aug. 1, Salem, Miss[issippi] [to] Mr [Howell] Taylor, near Summerville, Tenn[essee]
Author : John D. Alexander
Recipient : Howell Taylor
Date Created: 1846-08-01
Abstract: This document is a letter written by John D. Alexander to Howell Taylor on August 1, 1846. In the letter, Alexander informs Taylor that the Female Academy has a new principal by the name of Mr. C. A. Sprague, who plans to invite a Miss Goode to fill the position of director of the Department of Music.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Taylor Family of Fayette County, Tennessee Letters
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003195
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Title: Letter to John Eaton Jr. April 6th 1869
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : N.T. Custead
Date Created: 1869-04-06
Abstract: At the Cumberland County Convention the previous day, the writer nominated Eaton to represent them in the legislature. The former tells Eaton of the very strong opposition displayed by Harriman and Mullinix, warning him that these men are avowed enemies of both free schools and of Eaton.
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=200800000000749
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Title: Report of West Point Military Academy
Author : Advisory Board
Attributed name : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-06
Abstract: This is a report of findings of the board making a study of the Military Academy. The concerns are the quality of instruction, and the use of assistant professors and the examinations are found to be especially beneficial. The board recommends pay increases for assistant professors. Curriculum evaluation criticizes too great an emphasis place upon some courses and suggests introduction of new courses. The board recommends that mastery of English be given more emphasis, that courses in the scientific method, geography, U.S. History and hygiene be added and that examinations be used. The board suggests ways of of increasing the school`s geological collection. The board also compares West Point to the French Military Academy and urges adoption of some of their standards, including stringent entrance requirements. The board sets forth their ideas on the West Point graduate`s place in society and recommends a broader education at the Academy. The report is written mostly in John Eaton`s handwriting.
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=200800000003448
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Title: John F. Spence in Athens, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : John F. Spence
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-03-15
Abstract: Invitation from President John F. Spence of East Tennessee Wesleyan University and "our three literary societies" for Temple address. The students have promised to pay his expenses and a $10 honorarium.
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=200700000002446
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Title: John Ogden in Nashville, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : John Ogden, 1824-1910
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-22
Abstract: In response to a request by Eaton, gives a brief description of the state of the school, including number of students in the various departments and the model school which provides teaching experience and accommodates more primary pupils. Asks what amount can be expected from the Peabody Fund.
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=200700000001752
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Title: First commencement address at Union University
Author : Joseph H. Eaton
Date Created: 1850
Abstract: The first commencement address given at Union University in Murfreesborough, Tennessee. It was given by President Joseph H. Eaton. Union University was established in 1841. It would later merge with West Tennessee College in Jackson to form the Southwestern Baptist University, still in Jackson. In 1907 the Southwestern Baptist University was renamed Union University, bringing events full circle.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: University History collection
Contributing Institution: Union University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001671
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Title: Class poem from the Polytechnic High School yearbook
Author : Juanita Tichenor
Date Created: 1910
Abstract: This poem was first published in a 62-page yearbook for the Polytechnic High School in Maryville, Tennessee. It is an ode to the senior class in which members of the class are praised and remembered.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Blount County Historical Collection
Contributing Institution: Blount County Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003216
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Title: Knoxville College Graduation Program
Attributed name : Knoxville College
Date Created: 1850 - 1950
Abstract: This is a program for the Graduating Exercises of the Forth Normal Class of Knoxville College. There are 12 parts to the performance of this sacred material.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Contributing Institution: Beck Cultural Exchange Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003365
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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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