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2020 Big Ears Festival wristbands

 Collection
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

A dinner party in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath

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Identifier: QSPC 2003.003
Scope and Contents Handwritten ID on back: ‘A dinner party tendered by the late Miss. Louise Manning in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath, baritone operatic-and concert star- when guest of the late Chester B Searle- property of the late John Ernest Yoe, loaned by his sister Della Yoe, White Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Front row, L-r: 1. Ella Coffin (Mrs. Frank W. Flenniken), 2. Louise (late) Manning, 3. Reinald Werrenwrath who made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1919, 4. Victor Coffin. Second row, L-r:...
Dates: 1905

“An Evening with Maya Angelou” program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.155
Scope and Contents

Program from a performance of Maya Angelou at University of Tennessee on October 21, 1982 presented by Women’s Coordinating Council with reception immediately following by Black Cultural Programming Committee.

Dates: 1982

Anderson County (Tenn.) Veterans Day Book

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.020
Scope and Contents

Program for Anderson County Veterans Day, Fairgrounds, Clinton, Tenn. July 4, 1946. Includes a history of Anderson County naming many of the pioneer families. Local business and political ads. Printed by Courier News of Clinton. Approximately 50 pp.

Dates: 1946

Annual Spring Tour and Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.034
Scope and Contents

Annual Spring Tour and Meeting. L-r: Dr. David Adkisson, President of Cleveland State College; speakers: Col. James F. Corn, Sr., Mrs. Maurine Tipton, Mr. Terry Townsend. B&W 8x10”

Dates: 1960s-1970s

Barry Spann artwork presentation

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.103
Scope and Contents

Ephemera of the September 6, 2012 presentation of two paintings by Barry Spann to the Howard H. Baker Jr. United States Courthouse. Includes invitation to the event, information sheet on the paintings, nomination for East Tennessee Historical Society 2011 Award of Excellence (for the research of the background of the artwork in the Courthouse), and photos of the Barry Spann artwork in the Courthouse.

Dates: 2012

Booker-Neely Microfilm Room Dedication Display

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Identifier: Ephemera 2022.010
Scope and Contents

Photographs and captions for display in 3rd floor display case at McClung Collection. The display highlighted the accomplishments of Robert Booker and Jack Neely in honor of the dedication of the McClung Microfilm Room as the "Booker-Neely Microfilm Room"

Dates: 2021

Broadsides / posters for Victorian Ball, Old North Knoxville, Inc. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Q Ephemera 2012.001
Scope and Contents

Broadsides / posters for Victorian Ball, Old North Knoxville, Inc. (ephemera) Feb. 13, 1993 (at the Candy Factory), dancing to Al Curtis and his band

Dates: 1993

Busch family photos.

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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

Cas Walker and J. S. Cooper fight

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Identifier: SPC 1998.001
Scope and Contents

Cas Walker and J.S. Cooper fight, 1956. Photographs by Tom Greene (one of these pictures appeared in Life Magazine, March 19, 1956). 4 photographs + one copy negative.

Dates: 1956

Central High School Symphonic Band Concert program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2022.011
Scope and Contents

Program for the April 14, 1950 Central High School Symphonic Band Concert.

Dates: 1950

Cherokee Country Club Centennial Gala invitation

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Identifier: Ephemera 2008.003
Scope and Contents

Cherokee Country Club Centennial Gala invitation, Saturday, February 10, 2008. 1 pc. (no envelope).

Dates: 2008

Deer Lodge Tennessee July 4th Celebration

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.013
Scope and Contents

Program of activities for Deer Lodge Abner Ross Memorial Center (D.L.A.R.M.C.) Centennial Fourth of July Parade, 1984. Includes lineup of parade participants, menu, map, and list of Board of Directors. Also contains 8.25"x1.5" embroidered ribbon bookmark with image of Abner Ross. Deer Lodge is near Rusby, Tenn.

Dates: 1984

Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.012
Scope and Contents

Invitation and program - Dickson-Wright Mansion 200th Anniversary, 08/29/2021, Greeneville Tenn. "Putting the icing on the cake" A Re-inactment Wedding Ceremony of Miss Catharine Dickson to Dr. Alexander Williams. The event was a fund raiser to put shutters on the mansion. Includes newspaper article recapping event.

Dates: 2021

Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”

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Identifier: SPC 1995.023
Scope and Contents

Five PHOTOCOPIES of photographs of: Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”, 1921; groups at the event; picture of the ship.

Dates: 1921

Estate Tag Sale Advertisement for Colonial Hall

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.154
Scope and Contents

Advertisement for Estate Tag Sale at Colonial Hall (formerly Marbledale Plantation) in Knoxville, Tenn. The house was built by Colonel J. C. J. Williams (great-grandfather of Tennessee Williams) in 1842.

Dates: 1987

Expo 10,000 (Knoxville Track Club) Collection (gift of John M. Burkhart, MD)

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Identifier: MSC 1009
Scope and Contents

Material from the Expo 10,000 race sponsored by the Knoxville Track Club and other local organizations.

Dates: 1981 - 1986

Fire at Liberal Arts Building at Chilhowee Park

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Identifier: SPC 1996.019
Scope and Contents

Fire at Liberal Arts Building at Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn. September 3, 1935. B&W 8x10” copy photograph.

Dates: 1935

Friends of the Knox County Public Library BookFest

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Identifier: MSC 0984
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various documents related to the Friends of the Library Book and Author Dinner in 1988 and BookFest of 1991 and 1992 including lists of authors, schedules, photographs, pamphlets, and newspaper article clippings.

Dates: 1988 - 1992

Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Identifier: SPC 2020.026
Scope and Contents

Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts. Left to right: unknown, Patricia Neal, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, Mary Costa, Patricia Howard. December 3, 1993.

Includes article from Knoxville News-Sentinel about opening.

Dates: 1993

Images of Farragut

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Identifier: SPC 2017.006
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.006.001 Farragut High School football team, no date. Ca. 1900? Sepia. Image approx. 8.5 x 6.25” (damaged out mat trimmed July 2017). 1 pc. SPC 2017.006.002 Farragut watering place. At left: Erected by the Farragut School and Community 1910. 8 x 10” sepia. J.. Nesseler, Photographer, Knoxville. 1 pc.. SPC 2017.006.003 Farragut High School baseball game afternoon of Commuaureal(?) Day 1914. J.. Nesseler, Photographer, Knoxville. 7.5 x 9” 1 pc. SPC 2017.006.004 Gymnasium interior...
Dates: ca. 1910s

Invitation to ETHS’s Night at the Museum honoring Cherel B. Henderson

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.006
Scope and Contents

Two copies of the oversize postcard invitation to the Museum of East Tennessee History’s Night at the Museum on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 7:00pm. The event is virtual and honors East Tennessee Historical Society’s retired executive director Cherel B. Henderson. Tickets for ETHS Members are $75; General Public $100 with proceeds benefitting ETHS.

Dates: 2021

Invitation to Microfilm Room dedication

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.008
Scope and Contents

Invitation to "Dedication of the Booker-Neely Microfilm Reading Room" in the McClung Historical Collection. The room was named "in honor of Robert J. Booker and Jack Neely for their efforts to preserve and promote Knoxville's history." The event took place on June 2, 2021 at 4pm in the McClung Historical Collection. Presented by Glenn Jacobs, Larsen Jay, Indya Kincannon, and Tommy Smith.

Dates: 2021

Invitation to the unveiling of the statue of John Sevier, Washington, D. C. April 19, 1931. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2001.001
Scope and Contents

Invitation issued by the Governor of Tennessee, The Monument Memorial Commission, and the John Sevier Statue Commission to the unveiling of the statue of John Sevier, Washington, DC. April 19, 1931. Envelope addressed to Laura Luttrell. Printed response card included. Also, photocopies of 1931 newspaper articles re: the unveiling of the statue.

Dates: 1931

James Agee Celebration poster, April 2005.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2005.006
Scope and Contents

Poster for the James Agee Celebration, a community-wide celebration. University of Tennessee poster. April 2005. 1 pc.

Dates: 2005

J.C. Penney Company, Gay Street

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Identifier: SPC 1996.002
Scope and Contents

J. C. Penney Company, Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca, 1940s-1950s. B&W 8x10”. Includes two photographs of the October 1935 grand opening of the store.

Dates: ca. 1930s-1950s

John M. Lea letter to George Andrews. September 22, 1886.

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Identifier: MM.1999.020
Scope and Contents

Letter from John M. Lea, Nashville, Tenn., to George Andrews. September 22, 1886. ALS 1 p. Re: unable to make an address at the opening of the public library [Lawson McGhee Library].

Dates: 1886

John Z. C. Thomas at Hartsville Hearings

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Identifier: SPC 1995.031
Scope and Contents

John Z.C. Thomas at Hartsville Hearings, Courthouse, Nashville, Tenn. On 2nd day of limited appearance. Late October 1975. Photograph from The Tennessean. B&W 8x10” + 120 copy neg.

Dates: 1975

Knox Farmers’ Market Promotional Materials

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.120
Scope and Contents

Brochure for The Knox County Regional Farmers’ Market (4700 New Harvest Lane) ca. 1992

Dates: ca. 1992

Knoxville Academy of Medicine Centennial program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.225
Scope and Contents

Scientific Program Bulletin for the Centennial Meeting of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine, University of Tennessee Student Center, March 20,1957 “Commemorating a Century of Medical Progress 1857-1957”

Dates: 1957