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Identifier: SPC 2016.024
Scope and Contents Ann Lizzie Fisher (photographer T. N. Thurman, Athens, Tenn.) ; Eva Taylor (Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn/) (no photographer identified); S. Tomlinson, Cincinnati; S. Tomlinson (Photographed by Leo Weingarten, Cincinnati, Ohio) (inscribed “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Fisher, August 1st, 1873”)
Dates: 1870 - 1880
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”
Identifier: SPC 2004.004
Scope and Contents 12 color copies (+ backs of two of the copies) (color laser copies) of stereoviews (stereographs) in the Library of Congress. Civil War scenes, including bridge at Strawberry Plains, railroad bridge across Platt Creek, environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tennessee River. + photocopies of Library of Congress order information, including call number and reproduction number (needed to order copies).
Dates: 1860s (images); 2004 (copies)
Identifier: SPC 2002.007
Scope and Contents 15 color snapshots: -Aug. 1997: view of Interstate 40 when closed for rock slide, Tenn side near N.C. border. -Aug. 1997: I-40 N.C./Tenn line closed for rock slide, N.C. side shown. -Fall 1998: rebuilding I-40 interchange at State Rt. 92 near Dandridge, Tenn. -1998: Pizza Palace sign at night , Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn (since 1961) (2 views). -Ca. 1996: PlastiLine, Knoxville, Tenn. Shows original Long John Silver’s sign. -Ca. 1996: Pizza Hut sign, Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown, Tenn...
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.
Identifier: PC 0092
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and negatives.
Identifier: QSPC 2018.005
Scope and Contents Four 16 x 20” color photographs of the 1982 World’s Fair site. Taken by Marvin Dockery. Signed and numbered 20/100.
“A Salute to All Veterans of Grainger County, Tennessee: Sponsored by American Legion Post 119, Rutledge, Tennessee” (Nov. 11, 2011)
Identifier: SPC 2019.041
Scope and Contents “A Salute to All Veterans of Grainger County, Tennessee: Sponsored by American Legion Post 119, Rutledge, Tennessee” (Nov. 11, 2011)
Identifier: MSC 0267
Scope and Contents Research done by University of Tennessee student Jennifer Hassell on the architecture of George Barber in Knoxville. Collection includes her report “A General Guide to the Architecture of George F. Barber in Knoxville, Tennessee.” (May 1996); also includes 35 mm black and white negatives and accompanying contact sheets. The donor marked out the duplicate and inferior negatives prior to donating the material.
Identifier: MSC 0598
Scope and Contents Abby Crawford Milton Papers--include family material, some suffrage and temperance material. Originally recd. in 13 boxes (now in 11 boxes): 1. Abby Milton--her books, scrapbooks, clippings, certificates, 100th birthday. Boxes 2&3 contained oversize ca. WWII scrapbook and flat package of Q photographs were removed from their boxes. 4. Frances Milton Walker watercolor sketchbooks. 5. Milton Papers, 1880s-1940s. Scrapbooks-Mss. vols. VII. 6. Milton Family correspondence, 1890s-1940s. 7....
“ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer
Identifier: QSPC 2012.002a
Scope and Contents “ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer
Identifier: SPC 2019.002
Scope and Contents Panoramic photograph by Thompson of ABC Bible Class. 1 pc. rolled and brittle.
Dates: ca. 1920
Identifier: SPC 2019.003
Scope and Contents ABC Bible Class panoramic photographs, 1924, 1926.
Dates: 1924, 1926
Abraham Lincoln Prints from the Christmas season, (5) from original artwork for Lincoln Memorial University by Lloyd Ostendorf
Identifier: SPC 2019.042
Scope and Contents Abraham Lincoln Prints from the Christmas season, (5) from original artwork for Lincoln Memorial University by Lloyd Ostendorf.
Scope and Contents Autograph signed “With much Respect, Abram J. Ryan” and photograph labeled ‘Poet and Priest. Wrote “The Conquered Banner.”’ Framed together. Note on back of frame: This photograph and autograph were given to Mrs. Felecia Grundy Foster of Nashville, Tennessee by Father Ryan. Grandmother of Mrs. Felecia Grundy Steger Gibson, 608 Hill Ave. West, Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent by Mrs. T(?) M. Steger.
Identifier: SPC 2019.053
Scope and Contents Framed photograph of Adelia Lutz and art students, ca. 1886.
Identifier: SPC 2017.002
Scope and Contents Adolph Ochs, owner of the New York Times. Shown with silver printer’s stick to mark his 13th anniversary as publisher. 1 pc. with typed caption attached. 6 x 7.75” sepia
Dates: ca. 1909
Aerial photographs of 1982 World’s Fair site, downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee, and Knoxville’s riverfront. Taken by John W. Proffitt. (color photographs)
Identifier: PC 0027
Scope and Contents 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.”
Aerial photographs of Interstate 40 interchanges when newly finished. 6 photos--Lovell Road, Westhills--Bearden, Papermill Road, Campbell Station Road, Cedar Bluff Road, Mabry Hood Road.
Identifier: SPC 2008.003
Scope and Contents Aerial photographs of Interstate 40 interchanges when newly finished. Four photos-- Westhills--Bearden, Papermill Road, Campbell Station Road , Cedar Bluff Road, Lovell Road, Mabry Hood Road.
African-American family photographs, albums, ephemera. Knoxville family, the chief identified person is Knoxville Police Dept. officer Lloyd W. Bruce.
Identifier: MSC 0477
Scope and Contents African-American family photographs, albums, ephemera. Knoxville family. Chief identified person is Knoxville Police Dept. officer Lloyd W. Bruce.
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...
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.
Identifier: SPC 2017.005
Scope and Contents Three 8 x 10” copy photographs and 3 copy negs. (made March 1989). SPC 2017.005.001 James (Rufus) Agee and Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee), ca. 1912. SPC 2017.005.002 James (Rufus) Agee, center; Josephine Stone (Mrs. Fred Breeding) with dog; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee). SPC 2017.005.003 James (Rufus) Agree, front center; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee) in back row with dark hat.
Dates: ca. 1912
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;...
Identifier: APD 0028
Scope and Contents Material on the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway (near Callahan Road), built in 1929 by Henry and Elmer Nickle. Collection includes: original 5x7” photograph of the Airplane Filling Station; one 11x14” copy photograph of Airplane Filling Station (with Henry & Elmer Nickle); 193_ estimate from Cockrum Lumber Company (materials to build Airplane Filling Station); September 6, 1998 article by Barbara Asbury in Knoxville News-Sentinel with photograph and caption about Airplane...
Identifier: SPC 2015.011
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.011.001 Albert A. Fagala. Ca. 1870s. Tintype in matte. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870s
Identifier: SPC 2016.028
Scope and Contents Albert Milani (1891-1977) was born in Carrara, Italy. He was hired by Candoro Marble as their chief carver in 1927 and worked on many of their most prominent projects over the next three decades. An iconic photograph from his work shows him carving the eagles for the new Knoxville courthouse and post office. in 1932. (portrait photograph)
Dates: ca. 1950
Identifier: SPC 1995.018
Scope and Contents Unidentified young child in chair, outdoors; unidentified house (probably Knoxville), exterior (note on back: part missing, Main Street, first home in town, Grandma Webb died in 1910).
Identifier: SPC 1995.007 a&b
Scope and Contents SPC 1995.007a: W.T. Webb Grocery Store, 946 South Seventh Street (later Fifteenth Street), Knoxville, Tenn. L-r: Harley Webb or Melvin Webb, W.T. Webb, ?, Lafayette (‘Fate’) Webb.5x7” sepia, mounted.; SPC 1995.007b: Home Guard (men in military uniform with rifles, drums). Front row, 5th man kneeling from left is Joseph Albert Ahler. 7x 9 1/4”. sepia, mounted.
Identifier: SPC 2004.002
Scope and Contents Undated wedding portrait of Mariam Guthrie (Mrs. George Martin). B&W 8x10” (fingerprints on front of print). By Thompson’s. 1 pc.; Both items found in a 1924 Carson Newman College yearbook, The Appalachian. photograph of George & Gene just out of swimming pool. (note on back signed Kathryn). sepia. 4x5” 1 pc.
- Subject: Photographs X
- Photographs 725
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 123
- Portraits 105
- Group portraits 69
- Schools 67
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 31
- Dwellings 29
- Scrapbooks 29
- Children 25
- Postcards 25
- Business enterprises 21
- Women 21
- African Americans 19
- Genealogy 18
- Military personnel 18
- Uniforms 18
- Artifacts 17
- Panoramic photographs 16
- Tennessee History World War, 1914-1918 16
- Cartes de visite (CDVs) 15 ∧ less
- English 72
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 7