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Annual Spring Tour and Meeting

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

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

Busch family photos.

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

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

Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”

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

Fire at Liberal Arts Building at Chilhowee Park

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

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

Images of Farragut

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

J.C. Penney Company, Gay Street

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 Z. C. Thomas at Hartsville Hearings

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

Opening of the East Tennessee Historical Center

Identifier: SPC 1995.001
Scope and Contents

Contact sheets from the opening of the East Tennessee Historical Center, Knox County Public Library (former Post Office and Custom House), Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1982. B&W 8x10”

Dates: 1982

Photograph Album

Identifier: SPC 1995.033
Scope and Contents Snapshots mounted on loose album pages. Include: 1 photographic postcard labeled “Bald River Falls, Cherokee Nat’l Forest, Tellico Plains, Tenn.; 7 snapshots of Delta Psi Omega weekend trip to Ball River, May 7, 1939, including one of group near Ranger Station; Tellico High School, May 7, 1939. 1 pc.; “Tellico Plains, Tenn.” May 7, 1939. 3 labeled, 4 with no label; calling card for William Clyde McAmis; Hiwassee College, May 1935, 2 pcs.; May Day scenes at Hiwassee College, Madisonville,...
Dates: 1930s

Snapshot of Charles Lindbergh and his plane The Spirit of St. Louis

Identifier: SPC 2016.008
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Charles Lindbergh and his plane The Spirit of St. Louis, taken by Carlie Lucas of Phillips Avenue in South Knoxville. Taken in 1927 on Lindbergh’s tour of the United States. Probably taken at Chattanooga October 5, 1927 when Lindbergh landed there in his national tour of the US. He landed in Memphis and Chattanooga on the tour. In 1928 after the tour the airplane was donated to the Smithsonian Institution The snapshot was later given to Miss Lucas’ niece, Mary Lou Coggins. Shows...
Dates: 1927

Standard Knitting Mills photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.103
Scope and Contents Black-and-white photographs of Standard Knitting Mills (13 8x10 and 3 3x5 B&W snapshots and 2 color photos)8x10s: --25-Year Club (03/02/1967) - includes IDs on back {scanned} --1950 Christmas party photos (2 photos) - stamped Robin Thompson --December 1951 banquet photos (2 photos) - stamped Thompsons Commercial Photographers --1952 Christmas party photos (4 photos) --Family portrait (undated) Ethel Byerley? - stamped Robin Thompson --Three unidentified Standard Knitting...
Dates: 1950 - 1969

Streetcars last run in Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: SPC 1996.005 a&b
Scope and Contents

Streetcars last run in Knoxville, Tenn.. August 1, 1947. 14 pcs. in 2 envelopes (5 mounted photograph in SPC 1996.05a; 9 photographs in SPC 1996.05b). B&W 8x10”.

Dates: 1947

View of Gay Street after fire

Identifier: SPC 2017.015
Scope and Contents

SPC 2017.015.001 View of Gay Street after fire, 1897 (marked 1898 on back). 1 pc. 6.5 x 4.25”, mounted on board. sepia. SPC 2017.015.002 View of Gay Street after fire, 1897 (marked 1898 on back). 1 pc. 5 x 7” mounted on board. graytone. SPC 2017.015.003 . Hill at Locust, Knoxville, Tenn. Believed to be the back of the Perez Dickinson property, possibly the stables. McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc. 9 x 7”, mounted on board. sepia

Dates: 1897