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“Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” exhibition guides & research

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.061
Scope and Contents Exhibition guides for the Museum of East Tennessee History exhibit “Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era” featuring the stories of African American artists Beauford and Joseph Delaney and Ruth Cobb Brice. The exhibit was presented as a timeline featuring selected moments from Knoxville’s history. The exhibit was designed by Adam Alfrey and Rebecca P’Simer, with Steve Cotham and Bob Booker providing research. The exhibit was originally scheduled to run concurrently...
Dates: 2020

James Weir Journal and the Banjo research

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Identifier: MM.2020.012
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 2019

Knoxville College Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.017
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1970s

Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays”.

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Identifier: MM.2019.004
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1919; 2006

St. Clair Cobb Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.109
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2013