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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.

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

Bell Laundry Pamphlet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.001
Scope and Contents Pamphlet advertising Bell Laundry. The laundry was in business in Knoxville 1906-1928.
Dates: 1906 - 1928

Berkline Corporation Silver Anniversary Issue

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.047
Scope and Contents Berkline Corp., Silver Anniversary Issue, 1937-1962 of "The Berkliner" company magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business in Morristown, Tenn., this special issue is on glossy paper with special silver soft covers and is 1/4" thick. Celebrates the move of the Popkin family to the South and their contributions to the economy of Hamblen Co. Berkline began in Morristown in 1937 with 18 employees and began 1962 with over 1700 local employees. This company became the largest of the northern...
Dates: 1962

Bill from George Tobler, Dairyman

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.049
Scope and Contents Knoxville, Tenn., Geo. [George] Tobler, Dairyman, Pure Milk and Cream, December 1900, printed billhead to Mrs. Armstrong for $3.75. Says the bill is paid, signed Geo. Tobler.
Dates: 1900

Buffat Account Books

Identifier: MSC 0943
Scope and Contents Three volumes of Buffat Family Account Books detailing Spring Place Mills business records of purchases, labor, fees, and sales plus household accounts of family purchases of consumer goods, travel expenses and servant labor.

1) P. F. Buffat 1861-1870 2) 1852-1860 3) Ledger B for the Spring Place Mills, Knox County Tenn. -- Buffat & Sons, 1868-1870
Dates: 1852 - 1870

Busch family photos.

Identifier: SPC 2019.095
Scope and Contents Nine photographs plus printouts of news articles about Busch family. Identified photos include: --two photos of Busch family inside jewelry store, --two portraits of S. Harry Busch, --exterior of Royal Jewelers (504 S Gay Street), --A. K. Club Third Annual Ball (04/05/1937)
Dates: 1930 - 1939

C. M. McClung & Co. painted wooden box.

Identifier: Artifact 2015.006
Scope and Contents McClung Warehouse Grain Painted Box, 1874. C.M. McClung & Co. grain painted pine storage box, dated July-December 1874, with hook latch and old nail construction. C. M. McClung & Co. was a hardware and agricultural implements business in Knoxville, Tenn., late 19th century.
Dates: 1874

Callaway, Lowry & Cureton Clothiers and Furnishers

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.092
Scope and Contents Booklet entitled "It's Me Linen That Kapes Me Well" promoting Dr. Deimel mesh linen underwear and listing items, prices, and care instructions of garments sold by Callaway, Lowry & Cureton located on 517 Gay Street in Knoxville.
Dates: undated

Deaderick Building Barber Shop

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.093
Scope and Contents Card for Deaderick Building Barber Shop, Julius Schwenke & Co. ladies' and children's hair dressing and hot, cold and shower baths in Knoxville.
Dates: undated

Development Corporation of Knox County Promotional Materials

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.121
Scope and Contents Brochure for The Development Corporation of Knox County promoting business growth at their industrial sites at Eastbridge Business Park, CenterPoint Park, and WestBridge Business Park.
Dates: unknown

D.R. Mayo Seed ledgers

Identifier: MSC 0935
Scope and Contents Dale R. Mayo’s seed company, D.R. Mayo Seedsman (later Mayo Garden Center) ledgers. The oversized ledgers contain business information from 1917? - ????
Dates: unknown

Ellis & Ernest Drug Stores menu

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.130a
Scope and Contents Menu from Ellis & Ernest Drug Stores (1500 West Cumberland; 1221 Western Avenue) “The Orange & White Drug Store at the Corner of Campus”
Dates: ca. 1930s-1940s

H. M. & Company Ledger

Identifier: MSC 0945
Scope and Contents Ledger book fo (H. M. & Company (J. Madison Housley and William Moulden). Merchants in Strawberry Plains near McBee’s Ferry 1834-1839. Day Book A, embossed on spine “H. M. & CO.” Includes luxury items and everyday expenses.
Dates: 1836 - 1838

Hensell & Armstrong Booksellers blotter

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.059
Scope and Contents Knoxville. Blue ink blotter bearing printed ad for Hensell & Armstrong, Booksellers and Stationers, 515 Gay St. Knox. Phone 354.
Dates: unknown

Invitation to Annual East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Dinner (April 4, 2019)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.086
Scope and Contents Invitation to 2019 Annual East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Dinner held at the Knoxville (Tenn.) Convention Center on April 4, 2019. The event raised funds for Junior Achievement of East Tennessee, Inc. and honored Bill and Crissy Haslam. The event marked the 30 years of the Business Hall of Fame.
Dates: 2019

Knoxville Downtown Promenade Plaza rendering

Identifier: APD 0034
Scope and Contents Rendering of Knoxville Downtown Promenade Plaza. Signed ‘Lay.’ Shows Spence Shoes, Kimball Jewelers, Woodruff’s, Holiday Shoes, Fowler Brothers, J.C. Penney Co., Federal Bakery, Kay Jewelers, The Knox, Cole Drugs, Olen Dollar Stores, Hall’s. Handwritten date on back 1/30/59. 22 x 16”
Dates: 1959

Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo

Identifier: SPC 2020.015
Scope and Contents Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo, 1930. B&W 8 x 10, Photo shows Gulf employees in uniform and delivery trucks and equipment. 1930 Tenn. tags visible on trucks.
Dates: 1930

Mayfield Dairy Farms Collection

Identifier: MSC 0956
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Two banner signs, paper, one marked “MAYFIELD MILK ‘FAMOUS FOR TOP QUALITY’” and the other “MAYFIELD ROCKY ROAD,” Jersey cow logo, yellow and brown with white, 4” x 20”Folder 2: Sign, paper, marked “MAYFIELD’S Strawberry ICE CREAM” in red with color photograph of ice cream in blue bowl surrounded by fresh berries, 20” x 13”, usedFolder 3: Photocopies of articles and photographs of Mayfield Dairy Farm history. On 11” x 17” paperFolder...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

Midget Papers (Gift of Carole S. Midgette)

Identifier: MSC 0937
Scope and Contents Gordon Midget and Lucy Suddarth met when they were students at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville. The couple established a shoe repair business in Knoxville and were active members of the National Association for the Deaf.
Dates: unknown

Political and Business Ephemera.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.139
Scope and Contents Political: J W. Elmore for Mayor (1951); Al Schmutzer for District Attorney

Business: M. F. Flenniken & Co. (4 pieces); McClamroch Co.; Preston White, C. L. U.

Cultural: Barter Theatre, Abingdon, Va.
Dates: unknown

Sanford Day Corporation (Old Ironworks) Documents [copies]

Identifier: MM.2020.024
Scope and Contents Documents establishing trust and transfer of assets to trustees for Liquidation. Copies of original documents.
Dates: 1963 - 1973

Tennessee Mill and Mine Blotter

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.058
Scope and Contents Three panel, one color blotter has Feb. calendar, N.R.A. pitch, and drawing of Uncle Sam pouring coins into a sorting hopper. Has National Rifle Association emblem.
Dates: 1934

Time Book for Livingston and Harvey Company

Identifier: MM.2020.014
Scope and Contents Robt. Livingston, 1876, time book for Livingston and Harvey Company while working in south eastern Kentucky. Livingston left his near destitute wife and children in White Pine, Tenn. in the early 1870s and went to work in Ky. He practically never came home or even thought of his poor family, even forgetting to give a name to one of his newborn. This book explains some of the references made by his wife in her sometimes desperate letters to him in Ky. Mentioned in the book are the names of the...
Dates: 1876

Watson’s Department Store paper bag

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.022
Scope and Contents Burgundy paper bag with “Watson’s” printed in white across the front.
Dates: unknown