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Hood Family photograph album

Identifier: PC 0025

Scope and Contents

Photograph album (worn red velvet with decorative element on cover with the word ‘Portraits', fastener broken, some torn pages). 19 photographs. Inscription on flyleaf “For Margie From Papa and Mama Christmas 1893". A second inscription: ”For May From Auntie June 28, 1923”. Some pages have handwritten labels but no photographs. The identified photographs: ‘Hoods in Knoxville. May 17, 1902. Brakebill & McCoy; Uncle Will Hood’s little grandson (MD); “Mrs. Parsley his wife who is dead”; unidentified young woman, Knaffl & Bro.; “Cousin Henry Hood, Uncle Houston Hood’s son (Asheville, N.C.); Cousin Henry’s wife (CA?); Cousin Jimmie Hood, Uncle Houston Hood’s son, El Paso, Tex. (scratched); Cousin Jimmie’s wife (Ark.); Cousin Maggie Ghormsley, Dr. Hood’s daughter, Knoxville; two small portraits Millie Morgan and Isabel Morgan; Cousin Emma Henderson her husband Cousin Will and little daughter Margaret, Dr. Hood’s daughter, Knoxville. Knaffl & Bro.; Cousin John Hood’s children (Ark.); unidentified little girl, standing, carte de visite; Uncle Will Hood’s granddaughter (Mo.); unidentified young man, standing, mounted; unidentified man, seated (Mo.), carte de visite; unidentified young woman, oval on mount; Cousin Jim Morgan and his family, mother’s nephew, T.M. Honey, Morristown, Tenn.


  • 1893-1923

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 box


Notes by Steve Cotham indicate this album belonged to a member of the John Hood (1799-1856) family of East Tennessee. His children included William and Houston Hood.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States