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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

Fire truck, firefighters, horse-drawn vehicles

Identifier: SPC 1997.005
Scope and Contents Fire truck, firefighters, horse-drawn vehicles. Supposed to be Knoxville, Tenn. (Knoxville Fire Department?). On thin cardboard backing. Tear, stains.
Dates: undated

First Christian Church

Identifier: SPC 2012.006
Scope and Contents First Christian Church, formerly Park Street Church, corner of Magnolia Avenue (formerly Park Street) and Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. At this location from 1884 until the church moved to Fifth Avenue. Taken by Thompson Photographer, Knoxville. [Taken ca. 1912.]
Dates: ca. 1912

Five cartes-de-visites (CDVs)

Identifier: SPC 1996.007
Scope and Contents Five cartes-de-visites (CDVs), circa 1880s. All taken by T.M. Schleier, Knoxville, Tenn. Margie Hayes as a child (daughter of Margaret Lewis and Judge Henry Hayes, Arkansas) 2 pcs.; Isabella McKenzie (Margie’s nurse when her mother died) 1 pc.; Mr. Thomas Lewis (Margie’s uncle) 1 pc.; Lizzie Lewis (Margie’s aunt) 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1880s

Flying Squadron (framed) and F.W. H. Ottzenn award, Member of the British Empire.

Identifier: MSC 0329
Scope and Contents F. W. H. Ottzenn's Award- Order of the British Empire. 1 framed document. Framed document-awarding membership in the Order of the British Empire to Colonel Friedrich Wilhelm Hans Ottzenn, Nov. 12, 1945. Ottzenn was a resident of Knoxville from 1945 until his death in 1971. The award contains a signature that is possibly written by King George VI. A photocopy of an article from The Knoxville Journal, July 25, 1948, concerning the presentation of the award + a photocopy of Mrs. Ottzenn's obituary...
Dates: 1945-1948

Forester Family Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2004.003
Scope and Contents 1. [Richard R. Forester, son Joseph, wife Martha J. Carnes Forester, daughter Julia]. Tintype. 2. Richard R. Forester, son of John Forester. Tintype in decorated paper mat. 3. End of 1st World War. Tower at left was First Methodist Church, formerly located at Locust & Church. B&W snapshot (some fading, sepia look). 4. Mr. & Mrs. R.R. Forester, 1906. Sepia print mounted on black mat. 5. [Veteran’s reunion?] Richard R. Forester 1st right. Sepia print mounted on black mat. 6. Richard...
Dates: 1900s-1910s

Fort Sanders, Knoxville. Civil War Stereograph, War for the Union. (photographs, stereographs) (incorrectly identified as Fort Saners)

Identifier: SV 2003.001
Scope and Contents SV 2003.001.001: The War for the Union series, 1861-1865. Fort Sanders, Knoxville, exterior view, s6006. Stereograph. 1 pc. John C. Taylor, Hartford, Conn. ca 1890. This stereograph is actually of a fort on the coast of South Carolina. There were photos in the National Archives that identified this fort with Fort Sanders. The photographer who took the photo was the same fellow who photographed Fort Sanders, possibly explaining the mix-up.
Dates: 1860s

[Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee].

Identifier: SPC 2012.001
Scope and Contents [Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee]. Samuel A. Cooley, photographer. December 1864. COPY photographs. One 8 x 12”, the other 4x6”. Title ‘Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee’ based on information provided by Roger Durham, Director of the U.S. Army Heritage Museum. Changed in 2007 from a title that misidentified this photo as showing Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Savannah, Ga, because ‘F. McAllister, Ga.’ was written on the negative sleeve. Attributed to George N. Barnard. Two plates...
Dates: 1864

Fouche Block Building

Identifier: SPC 1995.027
Scope and Contents Two views of Fouche Block Building (Gay Street and Clinch Avenue), Knoxville, Tenn. Ext. One view shows location of Vernon’s Drugstore (Clinch Avenue). [December 1992]. B&W 8x10”
Dates: 1992

Fountain City Grammar School composite

Identifier: SPC 1997.010
Scope and Contents Fountain City Grammar School composite, 1951. By Wright Studio, Fountain City, B&W 8 x 10.”
Dates: 1951

Four CDVs

Identifier: SPC 2002.004
Scope and Contents Three CDVs of Frank Bearden (two by T.M. Schleier, Knoxville--one of those in uniform; one by C. Krutch, Knoxville, labeled ‘Frank C. Bearden at 21 years of age’); CDV of Meta Gavitt Adams ‘wife’ [of Frank Bearden?]. Taken by Churchill & Denison, NY.
Dates: 1860s

Four generations, Blount County, Tenn.

Identifier: SPC 2013.002
Scope and Contents SPC 2013.002 Four generations, three ways. Typed ID on back. Includes Vinson, Bond, Tipton, Kidd, and Hicks family members. Photograph belonged to W. E. Parham. All subjects alive and in Blount County, Tenn, February 3, 1896. About 7.5 x 7.75” sepia, 1 pc.
Dates: 1896

Four mounted photographs by T. C. Farnham

Identifier: SPC 2005.006
Scope and Contents Four mounted photographs by T. C. Farnham, Harriman, Tenn. Includes: scene at Oliver Springs--group with trestle bridge in background; man and woman standing on extended beam; man beside (partial view of) gazebo with steep roof, Sulphur Spring, Oliver Springs; gazebo or spring house, Sulphur Springs {Oliver Springs?}. 3.5x3.5” on 5x5” mounts.
Dates: undated

Four mounted photographs of the 21st Anniversary Celebration Rockwood Lodge No. 191, I.O.O.F. Rockwood, Tennessee

Identifier: SPC 2014.003
Scope and Contents Four mounted photographs of the 21st Anniversary Celebration Rockwood Lodge No. 191, I.O.O.F. Rockwood, Tennessee, August 5, 1896. Sepia, 7.75x9.5” prints on 10x12” cardboard mounts. C .F. Steinwehr, Photographer, Rockwood, Tenn. 4 photographs. SPC 2014.003.001 View showing Peterman Building and Arch on Rockwood Avenue. (left side of mounting broken off). SPC 2014.003.002 View showing Bank Block, German Band, and our “Country Cousins.” SPC 2014.003.003 View showing Johnson Building, Peterman...
Dates: 1896

Framed photograph of Amelia Gillespie Fain, 1794-1864; Framed photograph of John Fain, 1778-1852

Identifier: PC 0010
Scope and Contents Framed photograph of Amelia Gillespie Fain, 1794-1864; Framed photograph of John Fain, 1778-1852 (gift of Mary N. Fain)
Dates: nineteenth century

Framed photograph of Mrs. G. W. Ross, 1827-1915; Funeral ribbon of G.W. Ross, 1891

Identifier: PC 0011
Scope and Contents Framed photograph of Mrs. G. W. Ross (1827-1915) and funeral ribbon of G. W. Ros (1891) (photographs, artifacts)
Dates: 1891

Fran Scheidt Collection. b/w photographs and 35 mm negatives of the building of the World’s Fair + genealogy, books, maps

Identifier: SPC 2019.045
Scope and Contents Also includes some Bible family genealogy and correspondence with Richard Marius.
Dates: 1982

Frances Curtis Allison Young Collection

Identifier: MSC 0895
Scope and Contents Album of postcards, mostly East Tennessee; store ledger from Roane Mountain, Tenn., 1901; photographs, including 5 x7 “ photograph of Spanish-American War group with David Alexander Simerly seated at far right (related to pamphlet also given at this time, which was added to Pamphlet Collection: Roster of the Third Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, USA, 1898); ephemera re: Knoxville Marble from Jas. S. Clark & Co., Louisville, Ky.
Dates: 1900s

Frances Thompson Photograph Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0432
Scope and Contents Frances Thompson; 7 boxes (over 17,000 negatives) of illustrations from her books about antiques and collectibles Frances (Jackson) Thompson was born in Dothan, Alabama in the 1920. She married Claude Thompson of Knoxville, Tennessee whom she met while he was in military service. Claude was a construction foreman for the firm Johnson & Gaylon of Knoxville. Frances became a writer on antiques and collectibles. Her articles were published in Relics Magazine, the Tri-Star Trader (a weekly...
Dates: 1950s-1970s

Francis Marion Hancock, Pvt., 9th Tenn. Cavalry US

Identifier: SPC 2016.026
Scope and Contents Francis Marion Hancock (1835-1864) Pvt., 9th Tenn. Cavalry US; died Gallatin, Tenn. 6-23-1864
Dates: 1861-1864

Frederick S. Heiskell Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0341
Scope and Contents 1/2 plate ambrotype (tinted) of Frederick S. Heiskell open measurements 9.75 x 6"; “Leviathan, Junior” broadside for stud horse, March 5, 1838; 8x10” photograph; 2 receipts; 1 cover; 1 Knoxville register receipt; Hu Brown letter; Frederick Heiskell letter to Maj. Gen. George Stoneman (“Fruit Hill, Knoxville, April 28, 1865”); 2 volume set of Hinton’s History of the U.S. (Heiskell’s copy)
Dates: 1838-1865

French’s School

Identifier: SPC 1997.039
Scope and Contents French’s School, ca. 1884 to 1886. Exterior with students. Appears to be same photograph as East Tennessee Female Institute, May 1891. approx. 7 1/5 x 5” sepia, mounted.
Dates: ca. 1884-1886

Full-length portrait of unidentified standing man, holding a hat and umbrella

Identifier: SPC 2017.003
Scope and Contents Full-length portrait of unidentified standing man, holding a hat and umbrella (ca.. 1890). “East Tenn. Photo Car, M. F. Timmerman, Manager.” 1 pc. Sepia About 4 x 5.5” on 4.25 x 6.5” mat.
Dates: ca. 1890

Fuller Potter and bride Lucinda Williamson

Identifier: SPC 2015.012
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.012 Fuller Potter and bride Lucinda Williamson from Tennessee (identified as Cinderella Williamson in caption on back of picture). August 10, 1936. “ACME Photo” Cleveland Bureau .6x8” B&W photograph. 1 pc.
Dates: 1936

Funeral of Aunt Mary

Identifier: SPC 2015.004
Scope and Contents 7 snapshots, 1930, of funeral of Aunt Mary. Shows corpse, mourners, wagon, cabin, church.
Dates: 1930

Gatlinburg b/w photographs (1934-35)

Identifier: SPC 2016.011
Scope and Contents Gatlinburg b/w photographs (1934-35)
Dates: 1934-1935

Gay Street

Identifier: SPC 2016.001
Scope and Contents Two 8x10” B&W photographs taken by Bill Tracy Photography, Knoxville, Tenn. SPC 2016.001.001 A-7470 A5 Gay Street and Broadway, Knoxville, Tenn. August 1968. Shows Burgin Dodge, Inc. SPC 2016.001.002 A-9211 A2 I-40 at Gay Street exit, Knoxville, Tenn. April 21, 1972. Sign for Regas Restaurant at right.
Dates: 1968; 1972

Gay Street

Identifier: SPC 2006.001
Scope and Contents Sepia photograph of Gay Street, ca. 1868. 5 x 7 5/8” mounted on board. Original print from glass plate(?). Also, black paper backing from frame with sticker ‘E. G. S(?) AGG, The Picture Framery. Knoxville, Tenn.’
Dates: ca. 1868

Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley

Identifier: SPC 2014.018
Scope and Contents Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley, Sevier County, Tenn. 1885-1901. 3/4” x 1” In small cut matte with pencil label. Seller identifies Silas as the son of John B. and Olive Theodocia (Bradley) Whaley. 1 tintype in matte.
Dates: 1880s

Gene Foster Dunn Photographs

Identifier: SPC 1996.022
Scope and Contents Hamilton National Bank, Knoxville, Tenn (1937 exterior, Thompson’s # A-3356 A1; employees and officers, 1937, Thompson’s #A-3329 A1, ID on back of photograph; 1942 interior Thompson’s # 11554 A5); “Gordon C. Greene” paddle boat and Knoxville skyline, 1937. B&W 8 x 10”
Dates: 1937-1942

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