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Appalachian Fair postcard

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.054
Scope and Contents Newport, Tenn., Appalachian Fair postcard, 1912. Unused card shows Cocke County Sheriff C.E. Dawson and gives all info about Fair. Reverse has short info pitch and divided back.
Dates: 1912

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

Big John Tate photograph

Identifier: SPC 2019.108
Scope and Contents Promotional portrait of Big John Tate by Champion Promotions Inc. Autographed.
Dates: unknown

Cas Walker “Big Old Timey Dollar” store coupon.

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.073
Scope and Contents One store coupon with a photograph of Cas Walker in place of George Washington on a fake one dollar bill
Dates: undated

“Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns - The Pathway Official Passport” booklet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.067
Scope and Contents Promotional booklet with list and information on sites of country music history across Tennessee to correlate with the release of Ken Burn’s documentary on country music. When visiting a site, the booklet owner could get the booklet stamped. Prizes were available depending on number of stamps. Program ran from October 2019 through October 2022 through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Tourist Development.
Dates: 2019

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

Esso Travel and Auto Brochures

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.132
Scope and Contents 1) Esso Tours and Detours newsletter. June 1935 2) Facts about the New Aerotype Esso brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 3) Now! We check your oil scientifically with the Lube-Ray brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 4) Schrader Dublechek tire caps brochure. 5) Aerotype Esso advertisement. 6) Esso Marketers advertising brochure.
Dates: 1935

Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ephemera, brochures.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.104
Scope and Contents 4 brochures (Homespun Valley Mountaineer Village, Bearskin Motel, Tuckaleechee Caverns)
Dates: undated

Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus 2018-2019 Brochure

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.090
Scope and Contents Promotional material for the Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus 2018-2019 Season
Dates: 2018 - 2019

Lady Vols Ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.066
Scope and Contents Magazines, articles, and photos related to the Lady Volunteers at the University of Tennessee.1) Lady Volunteers Sports publication. no date. Includes stats and Athlete of the Year for 1989-1990. 2) Page from unknown magazine. Includes team photo of 1990-91 Lady Vols Basketball team; reverse has biography of Pat Summitt, head coach. 3) Program from 1991 Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Banquet. Team photo of 1991 team (NCAA Champions) on front. Handwritten list of award...
Dates: 1989 - 1998

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button

Identifier: Artifact 2016.004
Scope and Contents Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.
Dates: 1864

“Pigeon Forge Pottery, 1946-1998.” (brochure)

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.078
Scope and Contents Brochure about Donald Ferguson and his shop Pigeon Forge Pottery.
Dates: 1998; Event: 1946 - 1998

Rembrandt Proofs and Aquarelles from the Studio of Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.116
Scope and Contents Advertising catalogue - Rembrandt Proofs and Aquarelles from the Studio of Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn. with approximately 73 plates with order numbers and order information for prints or aquarelles. Printed by Republican Publishing Co., Hamilton, Ohio.
Dates: ca. 1904

Reprints of 12 Civil War Newspapers, a Centennial of the Civil War project by Royal Crown Cola, Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2020.006
Scope and Contents Reprints of 12 Civil War Newspapers, a Civil War Centennial project by Royal Crown Cola, Knoxville, Tenn. Available to the public for 4 bottle caps of RC, Nehi, or Upper 10 plus $0.25Charleston [S. C] Daily Courier June 2, 1864 The Charleston [S. C.] Mercury June 17, 1863 Daily Dispatch [Richmond, Va.] October 20, 1863 Daily Richmond [Va.] Examiner May 10, 1863 June 3, 1862 Harper’s Weekly September 24, 1864 The New York Herald February 11, 1861 April 14, 1861 April...
Dates: 1961; Event: 1861 - 1864

“Tennessee Champ” Promotional Photo

Identifier: SPC 2019.107
Scope and Contents Color 8” x 10” photo promoting the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture “Tennessee Champ” with Keenan Wynn and Shelley Winters.
Dates: 1954

Tommy Lowe promotional card

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.070
Scope and Contents Promotional card for Tommy Lowe. Front: blue with white letters “Tommy LOWE County Clerk We are working for you” Back: white with blue letters “Tennessee License Plate Prefixes (Effective January, 1983)” with list of numbers and corresponding county.
Dates: 1980s