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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.
1) Letter from Alex Haley to Patti Lindsay (Arts and Crafts Instructor of the Girls Club of Knoxville) re: his payment of $125 plus additional $25 for a carton of 50 cornshuck dolls sent to him previously. ALS. January 27, 1986. + envelope
2) copy of article on Alex Haley from December 19, 1985 Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
Newspaper clippings about American Legion, many dated and identified.
Scrapbooks of Bert Vincent’s newspaper column “Strolling,” clipped without dates. Bert Vincent (1896-1974) was a regular newspaper columnist with the Knoxville News Sentinel from 1929 until his death.
Clippings of news articles about the Knoxville City Association of Women’s Clubs pasted into a scrapbook. Most articles have dates and newspaper identification. Some other pamphlets pasted in the book as well.
Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.
Invitation and program - Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary, 08/29/2021, Greeneville Tenn. "Putting the icing on the cake" A Re-inactment Wedding Ceremony of Miss Catharine Dickson to Dr. Alexander Williams. The event was a fund raiser to put shutters on the mansion. Includes newspaper article recapping event.
Clipping from Knoxville Sentinel titled “Do You Remember The Knoxville Reds, This City’s Crack Baseball Team of the Eighties?” Thompson photograph of 1883/1884 team with players identified below. The article appeared in the 30 April 1922 edition of the Knoxville Sentinel.
The Frederick. S. Heiskell Scrapbook contains political clippings, also a broadside by Heiskell & Brown, printers of the “Knoxville Register,” of the Mecklenburg Declaration of 1775.
This collection contains various documents related to the Friends of the Library Book and Author Dinner in 1988 and BookFest of 1991 and 1992 including lists of authors, schedules, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper article clippings.
Newspaper clippings (primarily New York papers) pasted into scrapbook. Very few dates or source identifications. Pasted under subject headings: “Anecdotes - Amusing, Wit, Etc.” “Poetry - Humorous, Etc.” “Poetry - Moral and Select” “Historical” “Stories - Romantic, Etc.” “Remarkable” “Religious, Moral, Etc.” “Statistics” “Scientific” “About Statesmen, Etc.” “Cures - Household Affairs, Recipes, Etc.” “Miscellaneous” “Political” “Piscatory”
George Franklin Campbell and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell Family Bible. Ca. 1888. Gift of Anne Goddard Jones.
Family Bible of George Franklin Campbell (1861-1914) and Mattie Alice Ross Campbell (1862-1933). Holy Bible printed by A. J. Holman & Co., Philadelphia, 1888. + folder of loose items from the Bible including one mourning card, several photographs, and clippings.
Scrapbooks1940s-1954 (some gaps), mostly newspaper clippings.
Family Bible of the Giffin Family (G. W. L. Giffin). Also includes Martha Frances McFall McDonald (Mrs. William McDonald). The Holy Bible. Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co. ca. 1890. Also, folder with copies of Bible entries, copies of census records, William McDonald’s transcribed obituary (Knoxville News-Sentinel, April 2, 2003), and newspaper clippings.
Black-and-white photographs by Jane Gray Buchanan taken during travels throughout the world. Includes four articles about the artist and her husband, Joel Buchanan.
Locations include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Florida, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Massachusetts, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tennessee, and Utah.
Knox County officials welcome the Annual Convention of the Tennessee Federation of Labor, May 29, 1941 (Advertisement with photographs)
One page from newspaper, photographs of Knox County officials including Cas Walker.
Newspaper clippings, letters, and ephemera about the organization and activities of the Knoxville Film Council. Some clippings dated and identified.
The Film Council was a subcommittee under the umbrella of the Committee for Public Understanding organized in the Spring of 1947. The Film Council first met October 20, 1947.
Knoxville magazine articles and newspaper special sections 1930s
Photographs and clippings selected from the Knoxville News Sentinel files weeded from their morgue; these files covered only a part of the alphabet where space was needed; the files have been heavily weeded through the years before these later files were weeded and given to McClung Collection. Photographs were kept based on quality and continuing interest.
Newspaper clippings pasted in scrapbook, most undated. Spine detached. Written in pencil inside front cover “Scrap Book made by Mrs. Amanda (Park) McTeer, Family records, etc.”
Newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence. Newspapers clippings mainly undated. Focus mainly on Red Cross and Knoxville Women’s Club.
Documents his career in sports as a baseball player and later manager of the American Legion Club
Newspaper clippings on Tennessee Ernie Ford, Carl Story, and the Country Playhouse from WROL radio on two loose pages from a scrapbook.
Scrapbook of Confederate Civil War clippings.
Scrapbook of History and Travel Clippings, 1889-1927; two small paintings, photographs, sketches in loose material in the back of the scrapbook
- Scrapbooks 9
- Correspondence 5
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 5
- Photographs 5
- Clubs and organizations 4
- Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
- Bibles 2
- Events 2
- Portraits 2
- African Americans 1
- American Legion 1
- American newspapers -- Local editions 1
- Anniversaries 1
- Architects 1
- Architectural drawings and plans 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Barber, George F. (George Franklin), 1854-1915 1
- Baseball 1
- Bridges 1 ∧ less