Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 26 of 26

African American photograph album

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1918 - 1928

Alberta Ahler Photographs

 Collection
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.

Dates: undated

At Queen Theatre

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2018.009
Scope and Contents

8 X 10” B&W photograph adhered to piece of glass. At Queen Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn. Six men in military uniforms with framed military portraits and large painting, Uncle Sam on poster. “Fighting In France” on posters and the marquee. 1918. .

Dates: 1918

Baker - Himel School 5th football team

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.026
Scope and Contents

Baker - Himel School 5th football team, 1904. 8 x 10” sepia, mounted + 8 x 10” B&W copy print. 120 copy neg. available, 1991.

Dates: 1904

Cartes-de-visite of Union Officers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2014.013
Scope and Contents

Eleven cartes-de-visite of Civil War Union officers. SPC 2014-013-001 Orlando M. Poe (signed). SPC 2014-013-002 M. ([Marsena] R. Patrick. SPC 2014-013-003 John G. Parke. SPC 2014-013-004 Wm. P. Sanders. SPC 2014-013-005 Rufus Saxton. SPC 2014-013-006 Robert C. Schenck. SPC 2014-013-007 Wm. Rosencrans. SPC 2014-013-008 [Lovell] Rousseau. SPC 2014-013-009 D. G. Farragut.(signed). SPC 2014-013-010 David G. Farragut. SPC 2014-013-011 Charles W. Sanford.

Dates: 1861-1865

CDV of Seymour A. Mynders

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2015.007
Scope and Contents

CDV of Seymour A. Mynders (born 1861) in military uniform. On back: The Lindsey Art Gallery No. 108 Gay Street Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten on back: Seymour A. Mynders Captain Company “C” President Phiol-mathesian Society University of Tennessee. + photocopy of typescript biography of Mynders.

Dates: 1860s

Co. D, 117th Infantry Camp Jackson, S.C.

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2016.003
Scope and Contents

QSPC 2016.003 Panoramic photograph, sepia; “Co. D, 117th Infantry Camp Jackson, S.C.," 8"h x 37"w, 1928. Photo by Sargeant. Brittle, cracked.

Dates: 1928

Co. I, 14th Tenn. Infantry NG (National Guard) Camp John Sevier, Fountain City

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2016.004
Scope and Contents

QSPC 2016.004 Panoramic photograph, sepia; Photograph; black and white, "Co. I, 14th Tenn. Infantry NG (National Guard) Camp John Sevier, Fountain City” 8"h x 45"w. WWI . Aug. 20, 1919. Brittle, cracked.

Dates: 1919

Company “C” 3rd Tenn. Infantry

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2017.007
Scope and Contents SPC 2017.007 Co. “C” 3rd Tenn. Infy. Knoxville, Tenn. Photo by Branson’s Studio. Group of military men in uniform, seated on bleachers with three men standing in front. Two men are holing animals (dogs?), one young boy in front row. Inscribed on back: Presented to Mrs. Ella Smith by her brother Richard Wyatt before starting to France. And also a Nephew and Cousin in same Company. Leaving Knoxville for training camps in Greenville, S.C. on 9th Sept. 1917. 8 x 10” sepia print mounted on mat...
Dates: 1917

Grammar School Championship

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2015.009
Scope and Contents

SPC 2015.009.001 Grammar School Championship - ‘09. Baseball team with ‘NK’ on uniforms. 2nd row, left (with left arm across chest) is Hoxsie Lovejoy (grandfather of donor). 7x8.75”; mounted on board.

Dates: 1909

Images of Farragut

 Collection
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. P. Roddy Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.003
Scope and Contents

11 8x10” B&W copy photographs from J.P. Roddy, Jr.: South Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. 1917. 1 pc.; frozen Tennessee River from different views, one with Kyle Jenkins, 1917. 5 pcs.; Third Tennessee Infantry (became the 117th Infantry of the 30th Division), March & September 1917. 5 pcs.

Dates: 1917

James Robinson Ogden Photograph Album. Civil War CDVs. Gift of Miss Lucy Ogden. (Photographs)

 Collection
Identifier: PAS 0153
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of James Robinson Ogden, who came to Knoxville with the 2nd Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War, Leather 5x6” album containing mostly Civil War era CDVs (cartes-de-visite). 22 photographs. Subjects include: John Keyes, view of Knoxville(?), [General Ambrose] Burnside, General George Stoneman, James R. Mitchell, H.C. Squire(?), W. Chamberlain, Henry Chester, E.C. Ruggles.

Dates: 1860s

Joan W. Engle Gift--WWI material.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0681
Scope and Contents 215 postcards, 13 pcs. WWI papers, 9 photographs, misc. items. Subjects: World War I, postcards, photographs of WWI soldier in uniform, Mrs. Belle Jones, Robert Taylor Jones, YMCA mail to soldiers, photograph-postcards of military scenes in Europe, Knoxville postcards, Co. C, 5th Division, 7th US Engineers, US Expeditionary Forces, WWI letter, ephemera. Knoxville postcards: The Hotel Farragut (2 copies), the Masonic Temple, Holston National Bank, C.B. Atkins Residence, Lawson McGhee Library,...
Dates: 1910s

Mrs. Sue Boyd Barton’s Collection of Civil War cartes-de-visites (CDVs)

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1999.001
Scope and Contents Mrs. Sue Boyd Barton’s Collection of Civil War cartes-de-visites (CDVs). Most are military officers or personnel, Union soldiers, in uniform. Includes: G.M. Bascom; Samuel Boyce; Governor D. Campbell; H.S. Chamberlain; Capt. Chapin; E.J. Cobb & woman; Mr. Devereaux; F.F. Flint; Horatio Gates Gibson & family; Dan Hoffman; Capt. Howard; J. Elliott Jacobs; Loring Lambert; Wm. R. Patterson; Mrs. Wm. R. Patterson; Capt. Schecnk & child; Capt. Deane; Gen. Schofield; Lt. Sternburg; Gen....
Dates: 1860s

Officers 117th Infantry Camp Jackson S.C.

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2016.002
Scope and Contents

Photograph, sepia; “Officers 117th Infantry Camp Jackson S.C., 1928” Figures numbered. Photographer ‘A Sargeant Columbus’(?). “Co. D, 117th Infantry Camp Jackson, S.C.. 1928. Panoramic print 8"h x 32.5"w; frame 10x35”. 1 photograph + frame. Includes photocopied list of people in picture.

Dates: 1928

Outdoor view of Lt. Colonel Hannah and “Major” Hannah

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2003.001
Scope and Contents

“Outdoor view of Lt. Colonel Hannah and “Major” Hannah (dog). Lt. Col. Hannah served in the 4th Tennessee Infantry during the Spanish-American War. His collar devices show “4” and “Tenn” as well as crossed rifles. Taken at Camp Poland, in Knoxville. (information supplied by seller). Printed on mounting card: Chaney Co. C, 4th T.V.I. The Soldier’s Photographer, Camp Poland, Knoxville.

Dates: 1898-1899

Panoramic photograph of unknown military troops

 Collection
Identifier: QSPC 2016.005
Scope and Contents

QSPC 2016.005- Panoramic photograph, black and white, large field with mostly seated military troops or National Guard in foreground (forming the numbers 326) and white tents in background, 1910s-1920s. Photo by Frank E. Price, Constitution Building, Atlanta, Ga.. 41x8”

Dates: 1910s-1920s

Portraits of Knaffel brothers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.001
Scope and Contents

1) copy print photograph of Rudolph Knaffel in Union uniform (physician for the Union Army; husband of Stella Smith) 2) Painting of Louis Knaffel (younger brother of Rudolph) in Union uniform in oval frame. Came from Austria about 1850.

Dates: 1861-1865

Postmen

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.023
Scope and Contents

Copy photographs of: group of postmen on the steps of the old Post Office and Custom House, Knoxville, Tenn (ID on back, with two Gossetts); Erastus Gossett in postman’s uniform with son Dewey in his mail bag. May 2, 1901. 4x6” sepia tone copy prints. ID in envelope.

Dates: 1901

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

T. W. Johnson, Engineer

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2017.001
Scope and Contents

T.W. Johnson, Engineer, Knoxville Fire Department, in uniform. April 1900. Steamer, M.L. Rossm Co, in Fire Department. Taken by McCrary & Branson, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc. 4 x 5.5” photograph on mount. Sepia.

Dates: 1900

Three men in uniform in front of Lonsdale line streetcar

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1996.008
Scope and Contents

Three men in uniform in front of Lonsdale line streetcar, ca. 1909-1918. l-r: Verner M. Johnson, unknown, Motorman Virgil Pollard. 1 pc. Mounted.

Dates: ca. 1910s

TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) meeting held in City Council meeting room

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1995.015
Scope and Contents

TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) meeting held in City Council meeting room on the second floor of the old Market House, Knoxville, Tenn. April 28, 1934. Int. Audience view, includes a number of men in military uniform. B&W 8x10” copy photograph.

Dates: 1934

Van Deventer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.

Dates: 1820s-1970s

World War I (WWI) panoramic photograph of Co. H, 117 Infantry, 30th Div. AEF. Gift of Alma M. Moore.

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.070
Scope and Contents

World War I (WWI) panoramic photograph of Co. H, 117 Infantry, 30th Div. AEF.

Dates: 1917-1918