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Busch family photos.

 Collection
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

C. M. McClung & Company employees

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.088
Scope and Contents

Six B&W photos (8” x 10”) of C. M. McClung & Company employees from the 1950s + one typewritten page of IDs for one of the photos. Many of the photos have identifications written across the bottom in pen.

Dates: 1950s

Clark Music Store

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2014.015
Scope and Contents

Clark Music Store [Clark & Jones Music Store], Bearden Shopping Center. February 1964, Taken by Bruce G. Leslie Studio. Two men in room with pianos. 8x10” B&W. 1 pc.

Dates: 1964

D. M. Rose and Company lumber company employees

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.014
Scope and Contents

D.M. Rose and Company lumber company employees. 1887. B&W 8x10” copy photograph. Copy neg. available 11/85.

Dates: 1887

D. M. Rose Lumber Company

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.013
Scope and Contents

D.M. Rose Lumber Company. 5 x 7” B&W copy photograph.

Dates: undated

East Tennessee Packing Company Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0258
Scope and Contents The East Tennessee Packing Company (ETPC) Collection includes company records and documents pertaining to the 87 years of company operations, plus some relevant documents from before and after the company's time frame of existence. James B. Madden in Knoxville, Tennessee founded the company in 1895. The documents, ca. 1886 - 1984, include account books, deeds, corporate minutes, audit reports, and other related materials. The collection also includes photographs of personnel, property,...
Dates: 1886-1984

Edwin Jones Best, Sr. Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0272
Scope and Contents Research and writings of Edwin Jones Best, Sr., of Blount County, Tenn. (died 1993). Subjects include Greenback and Maryville, Tenn.; post offices; Civil War; businesses; churches; papers of W. B. Kerr & Company, 1911-1919; account books from East Tennessee businesses; extracts from the Maryville Daily Times; correspondence to Miss Cora Hammontree re: Charles Henly, ca. 1889-1897; J. B. McCollum manuscripts, 1851-1947; U.S. Official Postal Guides, 1880-1904 (some gaps); diaries of Mary...
Dates: 1889-1950

George Dempster Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0143
Scope and Contents George Roby Dempster (1887-1964) was a talented and controversial Knoxville politician who served three terms as city manager (1929, 1935, 1946), one term as mayor (1952-1955), councilman, and State Commissioner of Finance and Taxation. He is most well-known for his invention of the Dempster Dumpster, a waste collection system. This collection is related to his business interests in the Dempster Dumpster Company and related subjects. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of...
Dates: 1960s

Gleaner Printing Company

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2014.016
Scope and Contents

Gleaner Printing Co., Vine Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Operated by Noah W. Smiley. Interior view with four people. 8x10” Sepia. 1 pc.

Dates: ca. 1900s

Group standing in front of W. W. Woodruff & Co

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2013.003
Scope and Contents

SPC 2013.004 Group standing in front of W.W. Woodruff & Co. Hardware, Cutlery. No date. Image 8.25 x 5.5” Sepia. Almost torn in half lengthwise. 1 photograph.

Dates: undated

Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site. Knoxville, Tenn. 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios. (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.015
Scope and Contents Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site (downtown Knoxville, Tenn.). 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios, Knoxville, Tenn. Ordered by the Public Building Authority. Black & white and color photographs of the buildings scheduled to be demolished for the construction of the Justice Center. Includes buildings on Gay Street and State Street. Folder 1: Proposal, map of site, invoice, title sheet. 4 pcs. Folder 2: Black & white photographs. 15 sheets; 29 photographs. Folder 3:...
Dates: 1999

J. C. Schneider Meat Market

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.024
Scope and Contents

J.C. Schneider Meat Market, exterior with three men. Photographic postcard. No date. Information sheet in envelope.

Dates: undated

J.C. Penney Company, Gay Street

 Collection
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 Housley Cigar Company

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2006.006
Scope and Contents

Two 8 x 10” sepia-colored copy prints of: 1. John Housley Cigar Co. man with cigar driving car pulling the first air conditioned 5th wheel trailer in Knoxville (according to donor). Vehicle was used to drive clients and potential customers around. [ca. 1932]. 2. John Housley Cigar Co. building and business cars / trucks and motorcycle, Hav-A-Tampa signs. . [ca. 1932].

Dates: ca. 1932

Knoxville Businesses (photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.030
Scope and Contents

Fountain City Hotel ext. (2 copies) and Lonsdale Face Brick Company plant (2 copies). B&W 8x10” copy photographs made from page of Knoxville City Directory (no date). + copy negs.

Dates: undated

Kuhlman’s Drugstore

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2021.002
Scope and Contents

Copies of enlarged, printed photographs - 2 interior views; 1 Gay Street view

Dates: unknown

Photographs by Drury Edgar Webb

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.017
Scope and Contents

35 mm B&W copy negatives (6 strips) (and photocopied sheets of copied snapshots) of pictures taken by Drury Edgar Webb of Knoxville scenes, houses, businesses, people, circa 1910.

Dates: ca. 1910

Romines Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2010.005
Scope and Contents

SPC 2010.005.001 John Cruze Galvanized Iron & Tin Work. 419 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Faded & torn from backing. 7.5 x 5.75”. SPC 2010.005.002 G. W. Romines in [streetcar] conductor uniform. Blake Studio, Knoxville, Tenn. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.003 Howard & Ruth [Romines?]. Sepia; postcard backing. About 3x5”. SPC 2010.005.004 Unidentified group, probably a school group. Holding sign: 1927 Sept. 7. Sepia, 8 x 10”.

Dates: 1920s

Spanish American War veterans parade

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.016
Scope and Contents

Spanish American War veterans parade, Knoxville, Tenn.. Shows soldiers on horses, flags, crowds, Electric Dental Company, S. B. Newman & Co., McCormick. 8 x 10” B&W.

Dates: ca. 1899

Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0241
Scope and Contents Business papers of the Vestal Lumber and Manufacturing Company, ca. 1930s-1970 (some papers from ca. 1900-1920s). Includes financial records, sales and production records, deeds and right of way records, correspondence, etc. Includes business records of the Atlantic Lumber Company in Boston; Sardis, Ga., plant information; Fitzgerald Lumber Company in Buena Vista, Va.; and a number of other business interests. Collection also includes photographs. Some of the very large account books were...
Dates: 1900-1970

Views of Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.006
Scope and Contents

Views of Knoxville, Tenn. 1898. One view (“Bird’s-eye”) looking from South Knoxville towards downtown; other view is on North Gay Street looking south. Shows Rosentha[l’s], Whittle Trunk Company, streetcar tracks, etc. 7x10” sepia. Mounted. The name “F.H. Zurfluh” is written on the back of each print.

Dates: 1898

Webb’s Store

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.024
Scope and Contents

Webb’s Store, Knoxville, Tenn.. Exterior, night shot. 8x10” B&W Thompson Company, Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: undated