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1911 Appalachian Exposition medallion

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
Scope and Contents Artifact 2012.002 Appalachian Exposition brass medallion. Knoxville, Tenn. 1911 (Sept. 11 - Oct. 1). Pictures sheaf of wheat, agricultural tools and wording on front; United States flag on back. 1 1/2” diameter, 2 small loops on the top. 1 pc.
Dates: 1911

Appalachian Exposition 1911 small leather purse

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.011
Scope and Contents Small leather purse with metal kisslock frame and chain for handle. ‘Appalachian Exposition 1911’ handwritten on one side; ‘Eva’ handwritten on the other side.
Dates: 1911

Appalachian Exposition B. P. O. E. pin

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.003
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition B.P.O.E. pin, 1910. Copper metal pin with Tennessee-shaped top (embossed: ’B.P.O.E. Knoxville 160. Detroit Reunion 1910) linked to rectangular embossed bottom With AE in white, ‘Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn.’ ‘COME TO KNOXVILLE IN 1910’ and elk head at lower right. B.P.O.E. = Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (also know as Elks Lodge). On back: Greenduck Co., Chicago. C clasp on back. Overall size of both parts: 2 1/4 x 2” 1 pc. artifact.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition creamer

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.004
Scope and Contents Artifact 2014.004 White earthenware creamer (finish is crackled), with AE (Appalachian Exposition) emblem in blue and gold on the front and “Knoxville, 1910” on the back. No maker’s mark. Crack on front. Gold decoration on front and back.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition cup

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.003
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition Knoxville, Tenn. Red glass cup with clear glass bottom (patterned) and handle. Gold lettering and on rim.
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition pennant

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.002
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition pennant. Red, white and blue felt sewn together and gold glitter design and words ‘Knoxville, Tenn. 1910 Souvenir.’ Round disk of paper in center with photograph of the Administration Building and the words ‘Appalachian Exposition Sep. 12 to Oct. 12, 1910.’ (Paper is creased)
Dates: 1910

Appalachian Exposition souvenir plate. (artifacts)

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Identifier: Artifact 2009.002
Scope and Contents White porcelain or ceramic plate with pierced edging and gilt, 9.5” diameter. Center has color picture of Administration Building, Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tenn. On back: J.H.R. & Co. Knoxville, Tenn. Made in Germany for B.W. Akers.
Dates: 1910-1911

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2013.001
Scope and Contents Appalachian Exposition sterling spoon with “Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tennessee” on the bowl around a likeness of the main exposition building. Tennessee state seal on the handle. 1 pc. artifacts. 1910 or 1911.
Dates: 1910 - 1911

Appalachian Exposition spoon

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Identifier: Artifact 2015.001
Scope and Contents Silver spoon stamped ‘Appalachian Exposition’ on handle. Shell-shaped bowl. C. D. Kenny Co. stamped on back handle.
Dates: 1910 - 1911

“Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.001
Scope and Contents “Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token, on verso “West End ST. R .R./ ONE FARE”. Knoxville Journal 11-29-1938. The token was the same size as later tokens but one cent cheaper. Used on the mule or horse drawn streetcars. West Knoxville was a separate incorporated town from 1888 until 1897. “The Battle of Fort Saunders” (as spelled on the token) was commemorated on the West End car line fare, the only line of which approached the historic battlefield, which was all of...
Dates: 1890 - 1900

C. M. McClung & Co. Hardware & Supplies, Knoxville, Tenn-- Metal Stencil

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.012
Scope and Contents “From C. M. McClung & Co. Hardware & Supplies, Knoxville, Tenn.” Metal Stencil used for painting label on items sold by the company. Brass with small wooden handle/rim at the bottom.
Dates: 1920 - 1950

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Carter Family Reunion ribbon, Chilhowee Park, 1914. (ephemera; artifacts)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2000.003
Scope and Contents White ribbon with blue ink: ‘Reunion of Carter Family Chilhowee Park October 15th, 1914.’ 2 x 6” Fragile condition. Also, typed copy of article from a Knoxville newspaper (not identified) dated October 15, 1914 about the William Carter Family Reunion.
Dates: 1914

Ceramic toothpick holder, 1982 World’s Fair of Knoxville, Tennessee

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Identifier: Artifact 2003.02.01
Scope and Contents Egg-shaped ceramic toothpick holder with artwork of the Sunsphere and rainbow design on front with the words: The 1982 World’s Fair, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Dates: 1982

Christmas in the City, Knoxville, 1987, enamel pin. (artifact)

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Identifier: Artifact 2017.002
Scope and Contents Christmas in the City, Knoxville, 1987, enamel pin. Pin + backing. Gold tone with red and green on front. (artifact). Approx.. 1” x .75”, oval.
Dates: 1987

Coile Seilaz Collection (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Durham).

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Identifier: MSC 0675
Scope and Contents Includes: Armstrong, Seilaz, Buffat family photographs. 24 photographs, 1 framed; ephemera, including invitation, land company prospectus, valentine, train and boat schedules. 19 pcs.; Knoxville Weekly Tribune, August 22, 1888; maps (13 pcs.); World War II ration books (7 pcs.); Pamphlets: Catalogue, Fine Arts Section, Appalachian Exposition and The Way to a Man’s Heart. .(T. E. Burns Co.). Box 2: Armstrong House and Seilaz & Buffat photographs, a Knoxville souvenir book of postcards, and a...
Dates: 1880-1945

Copper Medallion, Appalachian Exposition, 1911.

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Identifier: Artifact 2009.001
Scope and Contents Souvenir medallion with Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, Tenn., 1911; verso American flag.
Dates: 1911

Knoxville Downtown Redevelopment. Worsham Watkins proposal, 2000.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2000.006
Scope and Contents Knoxville Downtown Redevelopment. Worsham Watkins International proposal, 2000. 4 pp. color brochure. 1 pc. + Public Building Authority public input process re: private development for downtown Knoxville. [July 2000]. Handbill. 1 pc. + metal pin/button. 3” round. Gold on black “I’m Bullish on Downtown Knoxville” with image of bull. 1 pc.
Dates: 2000

Marian Kozar Collection (1982 World’s Fair)

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Identifier: MSC 0264
Scope and Contents Includes: book, Improving world energy production and productivity : proceedings of the International Energy Symposium II, November 3-6, 1981 Author International Energy Symposium (Clinard et al., 1981 : Knoxville, Tenn.); Participant’s Manual (3-ring notebook; plastic cups with logo; 2 glasses from Wendy’s with logo; hard hat with logo; postcards (multiple copies of three postcards; Press pass for Presidential visit, May 1-2, 1982; Energy Symposia badge; 1 box slides; Tennessee...
Dates: 1981-1982

Mary Katherine Dulin papers, school scrapbook, and artifacts. Gift of William Kristopher Kendrick.

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Identifier: MSC 0674
Scope and Contents Papers and artifacts of Mary Katherine Dulin (Mrs. Clifford Folger), her school scrapbook (Finch School, 1920s and Miss Beard’s School), travel mementoes, photographs, condolence letters re: her father’s death, some small artifacts of H. L. Dulin. The personal letters and diaries were not donated to the McClung Collection. The Mary Katherine Dulin Collection consists primarily of school mementos and personal sewing and art supplies with some photographs, publications, and items related to her...
Dates: 1910s-1940s

McClung - Thomas Family Collection -- Gift of Frincke & Dempster. (artifacts)

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Identifier: MSC 0941
Scope and Contents From the estate of Harold Carl Frincke, gift of Alexine Thomas Frincke Dempster and Harold Carl Frincke, Jr. Includes four pastel portraits possibly by Flavius Fisher, framed (Charles James McClung, Charles McClung Thomas, Charles McClung and Matthew McClung); hair pin (Hugh Lawson McClung, CSA --on loan from McClung Collection to ETHS Museum); handkerchief and lace head dress (Margaret McClung; black ‘thread lace’ shawl (Margaret Cowan McClung); flannel petticoat (Charles Thomas McClung); baby...
Dates: 1834-2002

“National Academy of Design. To Lloyd Branson, Antique School, First Prize, 1875.”

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.005
Scope and Contents National Academy of Design first-prize silver medal awarded to Lloyd Branson, 1875. The medal was designed by William Barber, chief engraver of the U.S. Mint, and cast by the U.S. Mint for the National Academy of Design in silver and in bronze. 2 1/2” diameter. Silver was given to the first-prize winner; bronze to the second. In leather case with blue satin lining, Tiffany & Co., New York. (Case is damaged; in two pieces.)
Dates: 1875

National Conservation Exposition medallion, 1913

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Identifier: Artifact 2019.015
Scope and Contents National Conservation Exposition medallion. Flat bronze (?) disc with three figures, decorative elements, and the words ‘National Conservation Exposition Knoxville, Tenn. Sept-Oct. 1913’ embossed on the front (back is smooth).
Dates: 1913

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and cards,...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Women’s Building (Knoxville, Tenn.) souvenir cup.

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Identifier: Artifact 2003.01.01
Scope and Contents Small china souvenir cup, cobalt blue with gold trim, with picture & caption: Women’s Building, Knoxville, Tenn. ‘Made in Germany’ on bottom. Possibly made for one of Knoxville’s expositions (1910-1913). About 2.25” high. 1 pc.
Dates: 1910 - 1913