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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: [Letter] 1843 May, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1843-05
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester, postmarked on either May 19 or 29, 1843. Mary writes to her father from her school in Columbia, TN, and she explains that her examination is soon approaching and that she is excited about the prospects of returning home afterwards. She also describes an encounter she had with an old friend of her father`s by the name of Mr. Trotter. Enclosed is a letter addressed to her sister, in which she discusses the death of a man by the name of W. Patton and expresses her anticipation at her sister`s expected arrival in Columbia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003026
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Oct. 6 [to] Martha B.Chester, Jackson Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Martha B. Chester
Date Created: 1840-10-06
Abstract: This document is a letter from Mary Jane Chester to her sister Martha Chester in Jackson, Tennessee. Mary Jane discusses her daily routine at the girls institute that she attends.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003143
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Title: [Letter] 1841 June 18, Columbia Female Institute [to] Mrs. Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1841-06-18
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated June 18, 1841, from Mary Jane Chester to her mother Elizabeth Chester. In the letter, Mary Jane expresses anticipation about returning home soon, and she also discusses her upcoming examination.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003199
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Title: [Letter] 1843 Feb. 17, Columbia, Tenn[essee] [to] Miss Martha B. Chester, Jackson, Tenn[essee]
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Martha B. Chester
Date Created: 1843-02-17
Abstract: The following document is a letter addressed to Martha B. Chester from her sister Mary Jane Chester, dated February 17, 1843. Mary Jane updates her sister on her past examination and her current endeavors at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN. Mary Jane also encloses a letter to her brother John, in which she scolds him for not writing to her more frequently.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003025
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Sept. 29, Columbia [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-09-29
Abstract: This document is a letter written by Mary Jane Chester to her mother, Elizabeth Chester, on September 29, 1840. In the letter, Mary Jane discusses her recent illness, her desire to return home, and her schooling at the Institute. She says that the Institute is very strict against girls and that there are 112 scholars enrolled in school there.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003140
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Title: [Letter] 1840 Nov. 7 [to] Elizabeth Chester, Jackson Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane Chester
Recipient : Elizabeth Chester
Date Created: 1840-11-07
Abstract: This document is a letter dated November 7, 1840 to Elizabeth Chester from her daughter Mary Jane Chester. Mary Jane describes her daily life at the Female Institute in Columbia, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003148
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Title: [Letter] 1842 Sep. 6, Columbia, Tennessee [to] Col[onel] R[obert] J. Chester, Jackson, Tennessee
Author : Mary Jane
Recipient : Robert J. Chester
Date Created: 1842-09-06
Abstract: The following document is a letter dated September 6, 1842, written by Mary Jane Chester to her father Colonel Robert J. Chester. Mary writes the letter after returning to the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, for the commencement of the new school year.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Robert J. Chester Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003207
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Title: Ticket for The Jubilee Singers, A Private Service of Sacred Song in the Free Church, Dunoon
Associated name : Jubliee Singers of Fisk University
Creator : McMorran, Robert ; Thomson, R. W. ; Johnston, John C.
Date Created: 1873-08-21
Abstract: 1 tif. A ticket for a concert of the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University in Scotland. The ticket lists the group as "Ex-Slave students of Fisk University, Tennessee, " and later states that there are eight emancipated slaves in the group. The ticket also speaks to the Jubilee Singers` international performances. In large print it touts a "private service of Sacred Song" to be performed in the Free Church of Dunoon on August 21, 1873. Robert M`Morran, R.W. Thompson, and John C. Johnston, all associated with a church, are named at the bottom.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Fisk Jubilee Singers
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003285
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Title: Dormitory Rules and Regulations for Young Women
Author : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1938
Abstract: These State Teachers College`s dormitory rules enumerated the standards by which young women were expected to behave while attending the institution. Women at the college adhered to standards that were more stringent than those required of men.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: University Memorabilia Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002863
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Title: Campus School
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1925
Abstract: Pictured here in front of the Administration Building, circa 1925, are the Campus School's first-grade class and teacher. The Campus School provided hands-on training for aspiring educators at Middle Tennessee Normal School.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002433
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Title: Women's Volleyball Team, 1941-1942
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: Except for basketball in the 1920s, women's sports were intramural in Middle Tennessee Normal (1911-1924) and State Teachers College (1925-1943) days.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002436
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Title: The Normal Farm
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1910 - 1930
Abstract: This campus view to the north shows the site as it probably appeared when first purchased by Middle Tennessee Normal School in Murfreesboro. Symbolic of the university's landscape alteration during its first three decades, the field between classroom buildings and the Barn evolved from a vegetable garden and cow pasture to a baseball diamond.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: MTSU News and Public Affairs Photograph Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002450
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Title: Women's Athletic Association
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1942
Abstract: Women qualified for membership in the Women's Athletic Association by earning 2000 points in intramural competition. The club sought to develop good sportsmanship, cooperation, and an active interest in sports.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002437
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Title: National Youth Administration
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: Formed in 1939 as a New Deal work study program to assist with college expenses, the National Youth Administration projects included work on the football stadium, the cafeteria extension, and the air field and hangar. Although most students worked, Joe Nunley recorded that "the best deal of all is to be one of Leon Bibb's N.Y.A. boys."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002439
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Title: Freshman Football Team, 1940-1941
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1940
Abstract: Due to the large number of male students involved in World War II, men's athletic teams were discontinued from 1942 through 1945. Rivalries developed between student teams and the military teams temporarily residing on campus.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002430
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Title: Varsity Football Team, 1934
Photographer : Middle Tennessee State University
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: Charles Gene Sarver, a guard on this team, won five dollars in a contest naming the team the "Raiders" after the Colgate Red Raiders. Since State Teachers College team colors were blue and white, the local teams became the "Blue Raiders." According to Sarver, President Q.M. Smith and Public Relations director, Gene Sloan, decided to add a mascot dressed as one of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's "raiders."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alumni Photo Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002432
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Title: Program of art exhibit
Attributed name : Centenary College (Cleveland, TN)
Attributed name : Miss Effie Boring
Date Created: 1893-06-03
Abstract: This program, entitled "Art Levee" lists the exhibits displayed at an art show in 1893 by the Centenary Female College in Cleveland, Tennessee. Centenary offered an exceptional education to female students in the late 19th and early 20th century in a six-year program.
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=200700000001591
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Title: A.G. Freed
Photographer : Moore Photography
Date Created: 1900 - 1930
Abstract: Photograph of A.G Freed, co-founder of Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee. The picture was most likely developed and framed by Moore Photography, a company based out of Jackson, Tennessee. Written in pencil in the margins are the words, "A man of God whose life has been sweet and good. I love you with all my heart." (Signature illegible)
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Freed-Hardeman University History
Contributing Institution: Freed-Hardeman University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002303
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Title: Press Release About Highlander Folk School Youth Project
Director : Myles Horton
Date Created: 1960-05-03
Abstract: This is a press release about the Highlander Youth Project in Monteagle, Tennessee, circa 1960. The purpose of this project was to bring an interracial group of high school students together in a summer camp setting in which they would live and engage in cultural activities together. The idea was to prepare the students for attending integrated colleges and universities. The press release announces the addition of a new member, advisor, directors, to add to its integrated staff of teachers and group leaders.
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=200800000003401
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Title: Allen-White High School Home Economics
Signer : Myrtle L. Robertson
Date Created: 1935-06-19
Abstract: This report lists the materials used in a home economics classroom at an African-American school in Whiteville, Tennessee. The 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=200800000003357
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Title: Cobleigh, N.E. in Athens, Tennessee to Eaton, John in
Author : N. E. Cobleigh
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-09-15
Abstract: Cobleigh writes that he is sending Eaton a copy of the East Tennessee Wesleyan University catalog. Notes that the university will be opening Theological and Law departments. Asks questions of Eaton regarding admission of colored students and the Freedmen`s Bureau.
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=200800000001106
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Title: Knoxville College portrait
Photographer : Brauder Studio
Designer : N.J. Gardner
Date Created: 1878 - 1908
Abstract: This print is listed as, "Knoxville College portrait".
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=200800000002127
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Title: 1908-1909 Catalog
Publisher : National Teachers` Normal and Business College
Date Created: 1908 - 1909
Abstract: Course catalog for the 1908-1909 term at National Teachers` Normal and Business College in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The college aims to educate both teachers and business professionals alike, and offers degrees in a number of liberal arts pursuits as well. In addition to course listings, the catalog advertises the school`s mission, philosophy, and credentials. Two pictures of the college are included.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Freed-Hardeman University History
Contributing Institution: Freed-Hardeman University
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003408
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Title: High C`s: A Song of the C.C.C.
Composer : North Callahan
Date Created: 1937
Abstract: This sheet music contains a song celebrating the Civilian Conservation Corps, written by North Callahan, the educational advisor for Co. 4494 in Vonore, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Civilian Conservation Corps in Tennessee, 1933-1942
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001531
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Title: Dockie Shipp Weems Presents Eleanora W. Miller in Recital
Host : Oakmont School
Date Created: 1915-12-03
Abstract: This is a program for a recital at Oakmont School leading up to a presentation of certificate to Eleanora W. Miller, the Certificate Pupil. Dockie Shipp Weems was a renowned teacher of high school oratory.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Elnora Miller Papers
Contributing Institution: Dickson County Public Library and Life Long Learning Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003376
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