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Article by Hobart Akin titled "African American CCC Legacy in Tennessee" published in the January/February 2022 issue of The Tennessee Conservationist pp.26-29.
“Colored Women” (Metal sign for restroom door, black letters on white sign, with traces of red paint on the edges) From Brooks Circle Esso Service Station, Kingsport, Tenn., likely 1940s)--Removed 1960s. 1 pc.
Independent Order of Good Samaritans and Daughters of Samaria material. Gladys Stover, Bright Light Lodge #10, Elizabethton, Tenn.
Research project undertaken to verify the accuracy of the quote about negro banjo players in frontier Knoxville in the 1790s in the book The Outlaw Years: The History of the Land Pirates of the Natchez Trace by Robert M. Coates (New York: The Literary Guild of America, 1930).
Letter from H. M. Green, Physician, Knoxville to Gov. Ben W. Hooper, August 13, 1912. Letter from Green, physician to Bessie Hamilton, concerning her murder by her husband Dennis Hamilton, currently a prisoner in the state penitentiary. Henry Morgan Green (1877-1939) was one of the leading African American physicians of Knoxville. It was largely through his efforts that the colored unit of Knoxville General Hospital was built. He was a leading authority on pellagra.
Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays” (Photocopy of notes distributed for a talk before the Knoxville Bar Association 14 December 2006).
Black & white photograph (6.25” x 8.25”) mounted on board (8” x 10”). Bottom edge of board stamped “V. E. Rutherford. Fountain City, R. D. 1 Tennessee” in varying fonts. Virgil E. Rutherford (10/10/1873-05/08/1949) was a photographer in Fountain City, Tennessee.
Image of white and African American men out near Smithwood working in a hay field. One young man holds a small wooden water barrel. Horses are hooked up to carts and piles of hay are in the field
Program from the October 2, 2013 St. Clair Cobb (1895-1974) Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at Vine Middle School. Mr. Cobb was “The Father of Band Music” for African-American public schools in Knoxville.
- Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection 11
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 1
- African Americans 9
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 3
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 3
- Photographs 2
- African American history 1
- African American schools 1
- Bright Light Lodge #10 1
- Bristol (Tenn.) 1
- Bristol (Va.) 1
- Children 1
- Civil Rights 1
- Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Cobb, St. Clair, 1895-1974 1
- College athletics 1
- Dennis Hamilton 1
- Dwellings 1
- Education 1
- Elizabethton (Tenn.) 1
- Exhibits 1 + ∧ less
- Knoxville College 1