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6th Ohio U. S. Volunteers Camp Site

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”

Dates: 1898-1899

16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium, 1969. (posters)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2016.014
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Poster, yellow with bold lettering stating "16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium 7:30 p.m. May 16," illustration of an astronaut at the top and references to "Open the Door," "2000 Space Odyssey" and "Hair," 26"h x 20"w, 1969. 1 pc.

Dates: 1969

18 Real Photos of Knoxville, Tenn. & Norris Dam [decorative stamps, perforated and gummed].

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Identifier: Ephemera 2016.016
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18 Real Photos of Knoxville, Tenn., & Norris Dam [decorative stamps, perforated and gummed]

Dates: 1950-1960

25th Anniversary Celebration of Shannondale Retirement Community

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.196
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Program from the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Administration Building and original Residence Buildings 100, 200, 300, and 400 on May 1, 1967 of Shannondale Retirement Community and Health Care Center, 801 Vanosdale Road, Knoxville Tenn.. Includes a history of Shannondale.

Dates: 1992

35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tennessee in the 1960s and 1970s, taken by Ronald Sabin

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Identifier: PC 0073
Scope and Contents

35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tenn in the 1960s and 1970s taken by Ronald Sabin.

Dates: 1961 - 1979

100 Ways to Use the Library.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2010.009
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100 Ways to Use the Library. Framed poster. Gift from the Friends of the Library, May 1987, to the Centennial Celebration Committee, Knox County Public Library System, Lawson McGhee Library. Lawson McGhee Library, copyright 1986

Dates: 1986

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society + 1 folder copies of articles about Market Square from library files and resources.

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Identifier: MM.2018.016
Scope and Contents

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society.

Dates: 2008

1899 Knoxville City Schools Commencement Program

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.197
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“Twentieth Annual Commencement, High School Department, Girls’ High School, Knoxville City Schools, Staubs Theatre, Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1899” Programme.

Dates: 1899

1909 American Automatic Serial #1 (photograph)

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Identifier: SPC 1995.004
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Fire Department equipment (1909 American Automatic Serial #1 with American LaFrance type 31 6 cyl. tractor). Retired in 1950s to Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn., and later cut up for scrap. 8 x 12” color.

Dates: undated

1911 Appalachian Exposition medallion

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
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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

1913 National Conservation Exposition ephemera

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.016
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1) 1st prize blue ribbon 2) 2nd prize red ribbon 3) Sepia-tone photo snapshot from a row boat on the lake showing a man, closeup, dressed in conductors uniform and holding oars. Behind him is a large screened two-story building; a sign on the building "Hardware on this building furnished by Cruze, Lyons, Hayes Co." Written on reverse in pencil "Chilhowee Park, Summer of 1913, T.M.W." 4) Promotional guide. 15 pages.

Dates: 1913

1921 Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Catalogs and Presentation to the Library Program

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Identifier: MSC 0952
Scope and Contents Includes Laura Luttrell’s annotated printed catalog of the original gift from Barbara Adair McClung of her husband’s, Calvin M. McClung, personal library to create the McClung Collection. One copy of original printed catalog with circa 2018 inventory updates. One unmarked copy of original printed catalog. One folder with circa 2018 updates to original catalog of missing items.One copy of Presentation of Calvin M. McClung Historical...
Dates: 1921

1921 Department of Treasury information booklet

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.091
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Booklet sent to East Tennessee National Bank customers about the United States Treasury Department

Dates: 1921

1981 Animal Shelter Calendar (Paul Fogarty)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.088
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Paul Fogerty was a cartoonist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. The calendar features his cartoons, primarily with his character Jo Jo.

Dates: 1981

1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and color negatives.

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Identifier: PC 0092
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1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and negatives.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair construction hard hat.

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Identifier: Artifact 2012.006
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1982 World’s Fair hard hat with logo.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.). Press clippings and Scrapbooks.

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Identifier: MSC 0262a
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1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.). Clippings of articles about the 1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.).from a professional clippings service provided to the WF administration

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.) (Souvenirs and Artifacts)

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Identifier: MSC 0262b
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Artifacts from the 1982 World’s Fair, mostly examples of souvenirs that were authorized by the Fair.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Pop-Up Advertisement Card

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.002
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An advertisement card from the 1982 World’s Fair with a 3D pop-up scene depicting the Sunsphere, State of Tennessee Amphitheatre, and the United States pavilion.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair posters.

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Identifier: Ephemera 2013.011
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Set of four 1982 World’s Fair posters. Plate 1: “Energy of the Past.” Plate II: “Energy of the Present.” Plate III: “Energy of the Future.” Plate IV: “The 1982 World’s Fair.” 21.5x22”. Embossed in lower right with ‘The 1982 World’s Fair’ and fair logo. Also a ‘contact sheet’ showing all four plates. E.H. Bunzen(?), artist. Copyright 1981. Produced by Great Graphics Corporation. Printed in Knoxville by Keith Press (donor worked for Keith Press). Gift of Chuck Stutzman.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair site

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Identifier: QSPC 2018.005
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Four 16 x 20” color photographs of the 1982 World’s Fair site. Taken by Marvin Dockery. Signed and numbered 20/100.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair slides, and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz

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Identifier: PC 0091
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1982 World’s Fair slides and other artwork. Created by Jerry Weintz.

Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair Sneak Preview Pass

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Identifier: Ephemera 2020.014
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1982 World’s Fair Sunsphere Attraction Sneak Preview ticket no. 049440. Good only for April 30, 1982. Price $1.50. Orange ticket with image of Sunsphere and fireworks.

Dates: 1982

2020 Big Ears Festival wristbands

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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 Film Forum Program,” Charlesanna Gox and Martha L. Ellison (ALA Forum, 1951).

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Identifier: Ephemera 2012.016
Scope and Contents

Lawson McGhee Library “America at War” film forum, 1943

Dates: 1943-1951

A Marine’s Letters: The Correspondence of Lt. John Richard Ruggles, III., edited by Norman William Smith, Jr.

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Identifier: MM.2016.010
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A Marine’s Letters: The Correspondence of Lt. John Richard Ruggles, III., edited by Norman William Smith, Jr. Correspondence of Lt. Ruggles, 1967-1968, typed and edited by his brother-in-law. Lt. Ruggles died in combat in Thua Thien province, Vietnam, on February 28, 1968.

Dates: 1967-1968

“ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer

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Identifier: QSPC 2012.002a
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“ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer

Dates: 1930s

Aerial photograph of the University of Tennessee campus

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Identifier: QSPC 2012.003
Scope and Contents

Oversize aerial photograph of the University of Tennessee campus, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1950 (16 x 20”, B&W. 1 pc.)

Dates: circa 1950

Aerial photographs of 1982 World’s Fair site, downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee, and Knoxville’s riverfront. Taken by John W. Proffitt. (color photographs)

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Identifier: PC 0027
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Aerial photographs of 1982 World’s Fair site, downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee, and Knoxville’s riverfront. Taken by John W. Proffitt in 1982. 27 color photographs, all mounted on heavy paper. Photographs are 11"x16” and 11"x14.”

Dates: 1982