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African American photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: PC 0102
Scope and Contents Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family...
Dates: 1918-1928

African American Woman and Shannondale School Group

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Identifier: SPC 1995.025
Scope and Contents Full length portrait of (African-American ?) woman, with sticker at bottom: “A Merry Xmas To The Family From Sue.” Found in old gift book in 1991, no additional ID.; Shannondale School group, grade 2, 1967-1968. 5x7” color in holder. Belonged to Linda, age 7.
Dates: 1960s

Aileen Seilaz Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Colored School for the Deaf

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Identifier: SPC 1997.036
Scope and Contents Colored School for the Deaf, Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. August 1957. B&W snapshot.
Dates: 1957

‘Coon Series’ by Knaffl & Bro.

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Identifier: SPC 2012.004
Scope and Contents Three B&W photographic postcards from the ‘Coon Series’ by Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn.. . “I’se Cryin’ for you,” “Honey, Does Yo Lub Yo Man?” (1897), and “A Skin Game.” (1898).
Dates: 1890s

Funeral of Aunt Mary

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Identifier: SPC 2015.004
Scope and Contents 7 snapshots, 1930, of funeral of Aunt Mary. Shows corpse, mourners, wagon, cabin, church.
Dates: 1930

Gleaner Printing Company

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Identifier: SPC 2014.016
Scope and Contents Gleaner Printing Co., Vine Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Operated by Noah W. Smiley. Interior view with four people. 8x10” Sepia. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1900s

Harriman Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2019.104
Scope and Contents SPC 2019.104.001 Front: Black-and-white photo of Trenton Street in Harriman, Tenn. Key City Hotel (118-122 Trenton Street, corner Carter) on corner. Back: Stamped with “Views of Harriman: Geo. W. Morgan, View __________” written on line after “View” in pen “Trenton St.”SPC 2019.104.002 Front: Black-and-white photo of African-American man sitting on porch eating watermelon. Back: Written in ink “Tom Wheeler in Front of ‘Peachtree Cottage’ - Harriman, Tenn.” Stamped...
Dates: unknown

John and Rhoda Campbell Williams Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0170
Scope and Contents Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. [1864]. 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.
Dates: 1864-1867

Kinsloe daguerreotypes (Thought to be J.B.G. Kinsloe and others)

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Identifier: PC 0042
Scope and Contents Kinsloe Daguerreotypes in cases. 4 items. Thought to be J.B.G. (James Bannister Gibson) Kinsloe and others. Two of {J.B.G. Kinsloe?}, one unidentified woman (badly damaged) , and one unidentified young African American woman (in back of case, printed: ‘Holmes, Booth & Haydens' Daguerreotype, Photographic and Ambrotype Goods’. No location or date.) J.B.G. Kinsloe was editor of a Knoxville newspaper during the Civil War, in business with W.G. Brownlow.
Dates: 1850-1860

Knoxville College glass plate negative

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Identifier: SPC 2019.086
Scope and Contents Photo of McKee Hall and Elnathan Hall on Knoxville College campus
Dates: ca. 1896-1909

Knoxville College Glee Club

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Identifier: SPC 2019.087
Scope and Contents Black & white group portrait of Knoxville College Glee Club (4 men, 4 women). Back printed with names of members. Photographer’s mark on front, silver embossed, McCrary & Branson.
Dates: ca. 1893-1895

Mayers’ Industrial High School

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Identifier: SPC 2015.013
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.013.001 Mayers’ Industrial High School 606 Payne St., Knoxville, Tenn. Normal, Industrial, Domestic Science and Sewing. School Begins Sept. 1st. Closes June 1st. Postcard showing buildings. Unused. 1 pc. Elma(?) Rodgers written on back. SPC 2015.013.002 Photograph of Mayers’ Industrial High School 606 Payne St., Knoxville, Tenn. (same as used on postcard. Sepia, 5.5x4.75” on board, damaged. 1 pc. SPC 2015.013.0023 Group of nine African American women in aprons and white hats. [Mayers’...
Dates: 1902-1905

New Market, Tenn., Church Homecoming. Aug. 13-22, no year. Brazelton’s Studio (photographs) Gift of John Coker.

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Identifier: QSPC 1997.001
Scope and Contents Photograph of African-American church homecoming group, Aug. 13-22, no year. New Market, Tenn. Brazelton’s Studio. Damaged photograph; mounted on cardboard. (McClung made copy neg. June 1997)
Dates: undated

New Market, Tenn.(photographs)

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Identifier: SPC 1997.004
Scope and Contents New Market, Tenn.: -One photograph of small building with 3 African American men in front; -Young African American woman holding book ‘Thy Kingdom Come.’ word Brazelton written on bottom; -Young African American woman holding diploma(?), words L .D. Fagg, Knoxville, Tenn. written on bottom; -Portrait of African American man; -Outdoor photograph of white woman with two children.
Dates: undated

Nikki Giovanni

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Identifier: SPC 2007.005
Scope and Contents Color snapshot of Nikki Giovanni, [ca. 1970].
Dates: ca. 1970

Olive Hannum Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2001.001
Scope and Contents May 23, 1912 photograph of young African American men wearing ‘H’ sweaters [football team], seated on steps, men in suits on either side. Hale High School? HHS on football. 5x7” sepia print, mounted. 1 pc. April 25, 1941 convention group, Parent Teachers Association. Ordered by Tennessee Congress of PTA, Colored Schools. Thompson Photograph. 8x10” b&w / sepia.
Dates: 1912; 1941

Photograph album, unidentified African Americans, most by Knoxville photographers. (photographs)

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Identifier: PAS 0154
Scope and Contents Unidentified photographic portraits of African Americans, mostly by Knoxville Studios. One album. 35 photographs. Ca. 1890. Only name in album is Miss Ida Williams.
Dates: circa 1890

Rev. Mrs. V. R. Robinson

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Identifier: SPC 2009.006
Scope and Contents SPC 2009.006.001 Rev. Mrs. V.R. Robinson, Evangelist, Newport, Tenn. SPC 2009.006.002 unidentified building SPC 2009.006.003 unidentified man SPC 2009.006.004 unidentified woman SPC 2009.006.005, 006, and 007 single portraits of unidentified women SPC 2009.004 and 007 have a note on the back:’ photo found during demolition of Black church and school in Scuffle Town, Hots Springs, N.C., during the 1970s.’
Dates: ca. 1900s