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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "D.8"


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Title: Hughes Heating Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland, 1882-1939
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the 1934 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee displaying a coal-burning device called "Black Servant" made by Hughes Heating Company. The sign claims that it "solves all fuel burning problems."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000204
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Title: Shelby County Penal Farm
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An exhibit of the Shelby County Penal Farm at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It shows a stacked tower of canned products.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000230
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Title: D. Canale and Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the 1934 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee of a grocery store displaying the sorts of items they carry.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000209
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Title: Cudahy Packing Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: An exhibition at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand advertises various canned meats packaged by the Cudahy Packing Company. Several signs explain how they are a "million dollar cotton market," part of a campaign to help the south.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000215
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Title: Bureau Farm Poultry
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1917
Abstract: An exhibit at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee advertising a method of raising chickens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000234
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Title: M.R. Hicks and Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1917
Abstract: An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It advertises pedigreed pecan trees from M.R. Hicks and Company.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000221
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Title: Cosgrove Cluster Cotton Seed Company
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1934
Abstract: An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee in 1934. The stand is covered with bushels of Mars-Rose cotton and the name of the company is Cosgrove Cluster Cotton Seed Co. The caption indicates that they were 1st prize winners at the fair that year.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000212
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Title: Poultry Exhibit
Photographer : Clifford Hoyte Poland
Date Created: 1931
Abstract: A poultry exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It demonstrates a method for raising chicklets in trays.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Memphis and Shelby County Room Photographic Collection
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000229
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Title: Business Card of R.W. Bogard, Official Prizer of the Planters` Protective Association
Writer of accompanying material : D.W. Whaley
Date Created: 1850 - 1910
Abstract: This business card is for the tobacco prizing services of one D.W. Whaley from Clarksville, Tennessee. The card includes promises as to the quality of the business, including free hogheads furnished to all farmers sending their tobacco by rail or by river.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003330
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Title: Plow Receipt
Creator : Bissell Chilled Plow Works
Recipient : DeBow, J.L.
Date Created: 1899-12-13
Abstract: A receipt from the Bissell Chilled Plow Works in South Bend, Indiana for the sale of "points" and "bolts" to Mr. J.L. DeBow of Dixon Springs, Tennessee on December 13, 1899.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003415
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Title: Outside the Mullins' barn
Donor : Dr. MacMillan, Hugh W.
Date Created: 1935
Abstract: A photograph of seven people (the Mullins?) taken outside the Mullins' barn. From the collection of Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan. From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there. County: Overton
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Alpine School Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee Tech University- Volpe Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001980
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Title: Cotton seed oil mill license
Creator : E. H. Peete
Associated name : Covington Cotton Oil Co.
Date Created: 1899-12-30
Abstract: A license to Covington Cotton Oil Company to run a cotton seed oil mill in Tipton County, Tennessee for six months beginning November 1, 1899.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Charles P. Simonton Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000811
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Title: Receipt for One Hogshead of Tobacco Purchased from E. P. Turnley, Elephant & Protection Warehouses, 1889
Assignee : E.P. Turnley
Date Created: 1899-07-20
Abstract: Receipt for one hogshead of tobacco bought of E.P. Turnley of Elephant & Production Warehouses. The signature of the purchaser is difficult to read, though his first initials might be E.L. There is an attractive illustration in the upper left-hand corner of the receipt.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Collection: Dark Fire Tobacco Collection
Contributing Institution: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003333
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age three and some months, to Aaron V. Allen
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : Aaron V. Allen
Date Created: 1852-05-03
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age three and some months, to Aaron V. Allen. Allen agrees to instruct the boy in the occupation of farming. At the expiration of the boy`s term of service, he was to be given a horse, saddle, and bridle valued at seventy-five dollars, and a good suit of clothes "over and above his clothes" worth fifteen dollars.
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=200800000002811
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Title: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a coloured boy age seven, to John Davis
Signer; Witness : Edward W. Rose
Signer : John Davis
Date Created: 1855-10-02
Abstract: Apprentice Indenture of Lewis Bob, a colored boy age seven, to John Davis. Davis agrees to instruct the boy in the occupation of farming. At the expiration of the boy`s term of service, Davis was to give him a horse, saddle, and bridle valued at seventy-five dollars, and a good suit of clothes "over and above his clothes" to be worth fifteen dollars.
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=200800000002810
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Title: 1815 Jul. 17, Patent for the management of bees
Signer : Eliphalet Baker
Date Created: 1815-07-17
Abstract: This document is a receipt, dated July 17th 1815 for Henry Welker to have the right to use John Sweet`s patent for the management of bees in Roane County, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Collection: Charles Freeling Welcker Papers
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002953
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Title: 1816 Aug. 15, Oak Grove [to] James King, Rutherford County
Author : Ezekiel Moore
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1816-08-15
Abstract: This is a letter written on August 15, 1816 from Ezekiel Moore in Oak Grove to his nephew James Moore King in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Moore writes of illness in his neighborhood and inquires about a horse.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002884
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Title: Convention of Cotton Planters
Illustrator : Frederick T Anderson
Date Created: 1881-06-25
Abstract: A sketch for Harper's Weekly depicting the Convention of Cotton Planters in Memphis, TN. Representatives from other states include Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900)
Collection: Prints from Harpers Weekly Newspaper and Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002821
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Title: Campbell Brown in Spring Hill, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : George Campbell Brown, 1840-1893
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1881-04-18
Abstract: Brown states that Tennessee and Texas are competitors for immigrants and alludes to Rugby. He expects to publish a catalog of his Jersey cows during the summer and offers to sell at a lower price than any individual to the State for the University.
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=200700000002455
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Title: George M. Burdett in Lenoirs, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Attributed name : George M. Burdett
Associated name : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1885-12-17
Abstract: Letter from Burdett addresses price and freight cost of feed.
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=200700000002479
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Title: Tri-State Rural Economic Survey
Associated name : Grant Grays
Date Created: 1933
Abstract: A survey card handed out to renters and share-croppers to assess their current economic situation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Southern Tenant Farmers Union Ephemera 1934-84
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000809
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Title: Memorandum on sharecropper evictions in Tennessee
Author : H. L. Mitchell
Date Created: 1950 - 1965
Abstract: This memorandum revisits the history of sharecropper eviction in the United States, then adressess evictions happening still in Fayette and Haywood counties in Tennessee. It later goes on to challenge the Kennedey administration. H.L. Mitchell, writing from Memphis, TN, was co-founder of the Southern Tenant Farmers` Union.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Southern Tenant Farmers Union Ephemera 1934-84
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003229
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Title: Do You Need Labor to Harvest Your Crops?
Distributor : H. L. Mitchell
Date Created: 1946
Abstract: This is a poster advertising the availability of unemployed laborers in the mid-south. The poster was produced by H. L. Mitchell who was cofounder of the Southern Tenant Farmers` Union.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Southern Tenant Farmers Union Ephemera 1934-84
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003225
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Title: Elk River Lands for Sale Notice
Signer : H.H. Aymett
Date Created: 1874-09-24
Abstract: Notice for the sale of Elk River Lands, to be sold on Saturday, October 24th, 1874, by H.H. Aymett. The land has a good "gin and press," 2 or more lasting springs, and is well adapted to corn and cotton culture, as well as stock raising.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Historical County Records
Contributing Institution: Giles County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003434
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Title: 1833 Mar. 27 [to] J.M. King, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Author : Hardy Moore
Recipient : James Moore King
Date Created: 1833-03-27
Abstract: This is a letter dated March 27, 1833 from Hardy Moore to his cousin James Moore King in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Moore tells King that he has purchased a farm in the south.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Collection: Colonel James Moore King Collection, 1792-1877
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002901
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