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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

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

East Port School and Oakland School records of examination, 1889-1891. Knox County, Tenn.

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Identifier: MM.1997.044
Scope and Contents Record of Examination of female students of East Port School, 2nd District of Knox County, Tenn., 1889-1890. Signed by P. E. J. Yett, teacher. DS 1 oversize piece. + Record of Examination of Oakland School, 2nd District, Knox County, Tenn. February 1891. Signed by T. Lillard(?), teacher. DS 1 oversize piece. Identified by seller as African-American Schools.
Dates: 1889-1891

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

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

Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846.

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Identifier: MM.nd.029
Scope and Contents Papers of Peter, James, and William Hamilton. Knox & Grainger Counties, Tenn. 1798-1846. Subjects include: land transactions, indentures, receipts, correspondence. Included: 1798 Grainger County land transfer between Peter Hamilton & James Galloway; November 1803 orders from Brig. Gen. White to Captain Peter Hamilton (fragment); 1810 sale of Negro girl by Samuel Love to Peter Hamilton; 1813 letter mentioning Volunteers and troops; 1829 letter re: paid work of slave; 1845 agreement of...
Dates: 1798-1846

Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 William J. Hale School, 1931-1966, dedication ceremonies. July 26, 1986. + newspaper article. From the estate of Olive Hannum. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2001.004
Scope and Contents Tennessee Homecoming ‘86 William J. Hale School, 1931-1966, dedication ceremonies. July 26, 1986. Program + insert (“Lift Every Voice and Sing”). Also: article on Hale School reunion from The Daily Times, July 24, 1986.
Dates: 1986