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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).
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 10
- Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound 1
- African Americans 8
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 3
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- 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
- Dwellings 1
- Education 1
- Elizabethton (Tenn.) 1
- Exhibits 1
- Fitzsimmons Printing Company 1 ∧ less
- Knoxville College 1