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6th Ohio U. S. Volunteers Camp Site

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”

Dates: 1898-1899

25th Anniversary Celebration of Shannondale Retirement Community

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.196
Scope and Contents

Program from the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Administration Building and original Residence Buildings 100, 200, 300, and 400 on May 1, 1967 of Shannondale Retirement Community and Health Care Center, 801 Vanosdale Road, Knoxville Tenn.. Includes a history of Shannondale.

Dates: 1992

100 Ways to Use the Library.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.009
Scope and Contents

100 Ways to Use the Library. Framed poster. Gift from the Friends of the Library, May 1987, to the Centennial Celebration Committee, Knox County Public Library System, Lawson McGhee Library. Lawson McGhee Library, copyright 1986

Dates: 1986

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society + 1 folder copies of articles about Market Square from library files and resources.

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Identifier: MM.2018.016
Scope and Contents

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society.

Dates: 2008

1899 Knoxville City Schools Commencement Program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.197
Scope and Contents

“Twentieth Annual Commencement, High School Department, Girls’ High School, Knoxville City Schools, Staubs Theatre, Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1899” Programme.

Dates: 1899

1911 Appalachian Exposition medallion

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
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Artifact 2012.002 Appalachian Exposition brass medallion. Knoxville, Tenn. 1911 (Sept. 11 - Oct. 1). Pictures sheaf of wheat, agricultural tools and wording on front; United States flag on back. 1 1/2” diameter, 2 small loops on the top. 1 pc.

Dates: 1911

1913 National Conservation Exposition ephemera

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.016
Scope and Contents

1) 1st prize blue ribbon 2) 2nd prize red ribbon 3) Sepia-tone photo snapshot from a row boat on the lake showing a man, closeup, dressed in conductors uniform and holding oars. Behind him is a large screened two-story building; a sign on the building "Hardware on this building furnished by Cruze, Lyons, Hayes Co." Written on reverse in pencil "Chilhowee Park, Summer of 1913, T.M.W." 4) Promotional guide. 15 pages.

Dates: 1913

1921 Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Catalogs and Presentation to the Library Program

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Identifier: MSC 0952
Scope and Contents Includes Laura Luttrell’s annotated printed catalog of the original gift from Barbara Adair McClung of her husband’s, Calvin M. McClung, personal library to create the McClung Collection. One copy of original printed catalog with circa 2018 inventory updates. One unmarked copy of original printed catalog. One folder with circa 2018 updates to original catalog of missing items.One copy of Presentation of Calvin M. McClung Historical...
Dates: 1921

1921 Department of Treasury information booklet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.091
Scope and Contents

Booklet sent to East Tennessee National Bank customers about the United States Treasury Department

Dates: 1921

1981 Animal Shelter Calendar (Paul Fogarty)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.088
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Paul Fogerty was a cartoonist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. The calendar features his cartoons, primarily with his character Jo Jo.

Dates: 1981

1982 World’s Fair construction hard hat.

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.006
Scope and Contents

1982 World’s Fair hard hat with logo.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Pop-Up Advertisement Card

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.002
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An advertisement card from the 1982 World’s Fair with a 3D pop-up scene depicting the Sunsphere, State of Tennessee Amphitheatre, and the United States pavilion.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Sneak Preview Pass

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.014
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1982 World’s Fair Sunsphere Attraction Sneak Preview ticket no. 049440. Good only for April 30, 1982. Price $1.50. Orange ticket with image of Sunsphere and fireworks.

Dates: 1982

2020 Big Ears Festival wristbands

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Identifier: Artifact 2020.010
Scope and Contents

Two Premier level weekend pass wristbands and an information flyer for the 2020 Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tenn. March 26-29. The event was canceled due to COVID-19.

Dates: 2020

Alhambra Court and Home

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Identifier: SPC 2022.005
Scope and Contents

Six black-and-white photographs (2.75"x4.5" each) of Alhambra Courts (Knoxville, TN). All exteriors. One promotional postcard for Alhambra Court and Home, R. L. Fooshee, Owner. Color image of exterior.

Dates: unknown

Allen R. Coggins North Knoxville Family Photos

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Identifier: SPC 2019.111
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-8 black & white photos of family members with identifications, mostly taken on Oklahoma Avenue. 1920s-1940s

-Group black & white photo of Local 457 International Woodworkers of America, Knoxville Tennessee November 15, 1946.

Dates: 1920s-1940s

Andy Hurst; Files on Knoxville area Artists.

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Identifier: MSC 0524
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Andy Hurst; Files on Knoxville area Artists. Compiled while he was working on art and frame restoration projects for works by these artists. Also includes some information on works that he did conservation work on.

Dates: 1980-1015

Anne Wetzell Armstrong Papers

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Identifier: MSC 0930
Scope and Contents

This collection includes copies of many of her articles, typescripts of her plays, and a handwritten copy of her (as of 06/2019) unpublished autobiography. In addition, many family photos and other family ephemera, as well as correspondence (her father’s Civil War letters and other personal correspondence of AWA). There are a number of books (primarily novels) included with the collection -- including first editions of both of her novels.

Dates: 1860 - 1940

Appalachian Exposition 1911 small leather purse

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.011
Scope and Contents

Small leather purse with metal kisslock frame and chain for handle. ‘Appalachian Exposition 1911’ handwritten on one side; ‘Eva’ handwritten on the other side.

Dates: 1911

Appalachian Exposition B. P. O. E. pin

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.003
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition B.P.O.E. pin, 1910. Copper metal pin with Tennessee-shaped top (embossed: ’B.P.O.E. Knoxville 160. Detroit Reunion 1910) linked to rectangular embossed bottom With AE in white, ‘Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn.’ ‘COME TO KNOXVILLE IN 1910’ and elk head at lower right. B.P.O.E. = Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (also know as Elks Lodge). On back: Greenduck Co., Chicago. C clasp on back. Overall size of both parts: 2 1/4 x 2” 1 pc. artifact.

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition Company Stock Certificate, 1910.

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Identifier: MM.1983.005
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition Company stock certificate to J. P. Roddy. 5 shares. September 1, 1910. (Photocopy) National Conservation Exposition Company stock certificate to J. P. Roddy. 5 shares. May 4, 1913.()Photocopy)

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition creamer

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.004
Scope and Contents

Artifact 2014.004 White earthenware creamer (finish is crackled), with AE (Appalachian Exposition) emblem in blue and gold on the front and “Knoxville, 1910” on the back. No maker’s mark. Crack on front. Gold decoration on front and back.

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition cup

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.003
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn. Red glass cup with clear glass bottom (patterned) and handle. Gold lettering and on rim.

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition daily programme, Sept. 29 [1910]. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.006
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition daily programme, Sept. 29 [1910]. Chattanooga Day. Exposition information. Racy Kream Co. ad for ice cream on front. 1 pc. (ephemera)

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition pennant

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.002
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition pennant. Red, white and blue felt sewn together and gold glitter design and words ‘Knoxville, Tenn. 1910 Souvenir.’ Round disk of paper in center with photograph of the Administration Building and the words ‘Appalachian Exposition Sep. 12 to Oct. 12, 1910.’ (Paper is creased)

Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2013.001
Scope and Contents

Appalachian Exposition sterling spoon with “Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tennessee” on the bowl around a likeness of the main exposition building. Tennessee state seal on the handle. 1 pc. artifacts. 1910 or 1911.

Dates: 1910 - 1911

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.001
Scope and Contents

Silver spoon stamped ‘Appalachian Exposition’ on handle. Shell-shaped bowl. C. D. Kenny Co. stamped on back handle.

Dates: 1910 - 1911

Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center)

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Identifier: APD 0027
Scope and Contents Architectural and design plans, the Gateway Pavilion at Volunteer Landing. (Knoxville Regional Visitors’ Center) “The site of the Holston Treaty, Volunteer Landing was destined to become a waterfront destination that residents and visitors of Knoxville could enjoy daily. In 1988, a Waterfront Task Force was established to study and develop recommendations for the protection, enhancement, and development of the seven-mile stretch of waterfront space along the Tennessee River. One of the Task...
Dates: 1995 - 2007

Architectural Plans for the Custom House, now East Tennessee History Center

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Identifier: APD 0040
Scope and Contents

Plans for the original Custom House and for alterations and addition (1979-2005) all of which were done by Barber & McMurry.

Dates: 1979 - 2005

Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office (Photocopies from the National Archives) (sheet 10 only)

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Identifier: APD 0014
Scope and Contents

Architectural Plans for the Knoxville Custom House and Post Office. (Photocopies from the National Archives) (Sheet 10, Elevation of the Prince Street (west) side of the Custom House

Dates: 1874