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Photographic postcard of three men in automobile

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 1997.007
Scope and Contents

Photographic postcard of three men in automobile, Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1911 or 1913. L-r: Unknown, Cary Spence, Lawrence D. Tyson. (McClung made neg. July 1997)

Dates: ca. 1911

Photographs by Drury Edgar Webb

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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

Portrait of Brigadier General Lawrence D. Tyson

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Identifier: SPC 1997.019
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Brigadier General Lawrence D. Tyson, of 59th Brigade and 50th (“Old Hickory”) Division, U.S.A. Photographed October 14, 1917. Knaffl & Brakebill. Sepia, image area 6 1/5 x 9”.

Dates: 1917

Portrait of Eli Baxter and wife

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Identifier: QSPC 2002.003
Scope and Contents

B&W / sepia photographic portrait of Eli Baxter and wife taken by Branson Studio, Gay Street, ca. 1900. 16 x 19”. (silver deterioration; mounted on Branson board).

Dates: circa 1900

Portrait of Weston Fulton

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Identifier: SPC 2016.020
Scope and Contents

1 black-and-white portrait of Knoxville inventor Weston Fulton by knaffl & Brakebill of Knoxville, mounted in oversize folder (labelled “Mezzotone Print)

Dates: 1910s

Portrait photo book (possibly of Tauxe family)

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Identifier: SPC 2019.085
Scope and Contents The book contains 24 portraits and one scene of a farming village. Many of the portraits have the photographer’s mark “J. Jeanneret -- Montreux” At least one marked “Photographie F. de Jongh -- Entre deux villes Vevey” The photo cards were not removed from the album to determine if others are marked with different photographer marks. Some pages labeled “Emma Tauxe” , “Uncle Henry” , “Louis or Charles” There is no indication of when the pages were marked or by whom. The village scene is...
Dates: 1830-1890

Portrait photograph of Howard Baker (color)

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Identifier: SPC 2018.015
Scope and Contents

Portrait photograph of Howard Baker (color)

Dates: 1980-1990

Portraits of young boys in fancy dress clothing

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Identifier: SPC 1995.013
Scope and Contents

Portraits of young boys in fancy dress clothing: Percy Jones Warwick (age 5, Nov. 17) in jacket with knickers; Clarence Lafayette Warwick (age 4, Nov.? 4) in Little Lord Fauntleroy style outfit). Both by Brakebill & McCoy, Knoxville, Tenn..

Dates: undated

Postmen

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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

Prints and negatives from Ed Thompson. Portraits of Knoxvillians (photographs)

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Identifier: PC 0108
Scope and Contents

5x7” negatives + prints (made in ETHC darkroom) of prominent Knoxvillians (Dr. Herbert Acuff; City Managers, Knoxville, 1936 includes James Elmore; Col. Claude Reeder; Price Family; Miss Edith Wise; Judd Mynatt; Dutch Fanz; L.M.G. Baker; Mr. and Mrs. George Ohler).

Dates: 1936

Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett

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Identifier: SPC 2016.003
Scope and Contents

David Crockett Born at Limestone Aug. 17, 1786. McCrary & Branson. Reproduction of drawing of Davy Crockett. On back: McCrary & Branson Photograph & Portrait Artists. No. 130 Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn. 4.25 x 6.5” 1 pc.

Dates: undated

Rev. Mrs. V. R. Robinson

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Identifier: SPC 2009.006
Scope and Contents

SPC 2009.006.001 Rev. Mrs. V.R. Robinson, Evangelist, Newport, Tenn. SPC 2009.006.002 unidentified building SPC 2009.006.003 unidentified man SPC 2009.006.004 unidentified woman SPC 2009.006.005, 006, and 007 single portraits of unidentified women SPC 2009.004 and 007 have a note on the back:’ photo found during demolition of Black church and school in Scuffle Town, Hots Springs, N.C., during the 1970s.’

Dates: ca. 1900s

Ridgedale “Sulphur Springs”

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Identifier: SPC 2019.084
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Printed on board front: “Large family groups and pictures of residences a specialty.” and “W. E. Singleton, Photographer, 257 Gay St., Knoxville, Tenn.” Written on back: “ Ridgedale “Sulphur Springs” Showing hotel from the east side. Coal Creek Sept 9th, 1892”

Dates: 1892

Romines Photographs

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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

Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).

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Identifier: MSC 0788
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sallie McDowell Moffett and her husband John T. (Tom) Moffett. 1832-1916. Includes letters during their courtship and during the Civil War (John T. Moffett was a Sgt. in Capt. Lynch’s Artillery, CSA). Letters include home life, family, military camp life and details of battles, some correspondence with other family members, business papers, church matters. About 450 letters. (118 folders in 3 boxes). Box 4 has family photographs, including Photograph of John Thomas...
Dates: 1832-1916

Sam Houston daguerreotype, 1846

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Identifier: SPC 2019.075
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Daguerreotype of Sam Houston taken by S. K. Nicholson in his rooms in Hartford, CT in 1846. In original case (leather spine of case was restored by Don Etherington in 1999).

Dates: 1846

Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots: Porter Family Summer, 1941 (Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter.)

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Identifier: SPC 2016.007
Scope and Contents Scrapbook (partial) with 17 snapshots, labeled with handwritten note: Porter Family Summer, 1941, compiled by E. Porter. The Porter family was from Galveston, Tex.. The father was Eugene L. Porter and mother was Helen Nichols Porter. Includes: Eleanor Porter graduation’ Porter offspring; trip to Charlie’s Bunion; Ramsey Cascades; cabin in Gatlinburg. Given in memory of Eugene L. Porter. SPC 2016.007.016 Group of steps of cabin [Porter family], 1941. SPC 2016.007.017 View of Gatlinburg cabin...
Dates: 1941

Sequoyah Elementary group photo

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.006
Scope and Contents

Color panorama of students and staff at Sequoyah Elementary on the basketball court outside. Students near the front of the group are holding letters to make a message "E. TN HIST. SOCIETY WE LOVE YOU" Printed at the bottom of the photo in white letters "Sequoyah Elementary School March 4, 1994"

Dates: 1994

Seven copy photographs used in Tennessee Ancestors, vol. 7, no. 1 (1991)

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Identifier: SPC 2006.007
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Seven copy photographs used in Tennessee Ancestors, vol. 7, no. 1 (1991). Includes: 2 color snapshots of the tombstones of 2 B&W copy photographs of Jacob Pile (?) and Evangeline Comfort Williams Pile(?); 3 5x7” B&W copy prints of William Walker, Mary Seaton Walker, and the William Walker house.

Dates: 1991

Sevier Family photographs

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Identifier: PC 0060
Scope and Contents 1: Sixth plate ambrotype of a young girl wearing a hat and bloomers, standing on a chair. Brown union case (broken hinge). Note accompanying this photo identifies the girl as Ruth Sevier Wilder Collins (b. 1834), however, it may be another family member. Scattered spots around mat. 2: Sixth plate ambrotype of a young boy, standing on the same chair as the girl in the first photograph. Brown union case (broken hinge). Scattered spots around mat. 3: Quarter page ambrotype of a young woman,...
Dates: 1850-1865

Sexton family portraits

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Identifier: SPC 2016.006
Scope and Contents

SPC 2016.006.001 Rev. J.T. Sexton and family to Rev. J.W.(?) Anderson. Feb. 28, 1906. Biddle’s 18 Market Square Knoxville, Tenn. Handwritten names: Charlie, Willis, Mollie, Eva. 5 x 3.5” oval print mounted on board, sepia. 1 pc. SPC 2016.006.002 Rev. Thos. Sexton, The Blacksmith Preacher, and his family. Handwritten names: Amy(?) (May?), Ruth. 3.75 x 5.5” oval picture, printed. 1 pc.

Dates: 1906

Six studio portraits

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Identifier: SPC 2011.006
Scope and Contents

Six studio portraits: 1. Mrs. E. E. Wrinkle, McCrary & Branson 2. Mr. & Mrs. Curtis & child, G. E. Weiser 3. Mrs. Callie Goodwin 4. Homer Rhea 5. Mrs. Lula Vose (?), Jesse Richardson, Maryville, Tenn. 6. Nannie Hutchens, Weiser, Opposite Court House, Knoxville, Tennessee (odd border around photograph).

Dates: ca. 1890s

Six unidentified portraits

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Identifier: SPC 2018.003
Scope and Contents

Six unidentified photographs (cartes d’ visite size) of value for the names and addresses of photographers printed on the verso: J. Bushong, Charleston, Tenn; Smiley’s (T. H. Smiley, Knoxville, Tenn; J. M. Honey, Morristown, Tenn; A. T. Hunt, Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: ca. 1880s

Sketching Trip to Great Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: SPC 2003.013
Scope and Contents

1924 sketching trip to the [Great Smoky] Mountains. L-r: Robert S. McCoy, W.J. McCoy, Jr., Charles C. Krutch. One 8x10” B&W glossy copy photograph.

Dates: 1924

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

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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

Southern Railway Company Helpers and Painters

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Identifier: SPC 2017.010
Scope and Contents

SPC 2017.010.001a Southern Ry Co. Painters and Helpers. Knoxville, Tenn. April 27, 1905. W.K. Brother (written on back). Sepia. 4.5 x 7” mounted on board. 1 pc.

Dates: 1905

T. W. Johnson, Engineer

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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

Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. (photographs)

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Identifier: SPC 2019.063
Scope and Contents

Tennessee County Agents, 4th annual conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. December 9-14, 1918. Oversize framed photograph.

Dates: 1918

Tennessee Forest Patrol Men

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Identifier: SPC 2007.003
Scope and Contents

Fifth Annual Meeting- Tennessee Forest Patrol Men. Knoxville, Tenn. Jan. 1926. 8x10” sepia print (damaged: including insect holes). Back row, 4th from left is George Meyers who served as Forest Patrolman for the Cades Cove area. Photograph may have been taken at the Southern RR Depot, Knoxville.

Dates: 1926

Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. (photographs). Gift of John Z.C. Thomas.

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Identifier: SPC 2019.064
Scope and Contents

Tennessee State Senate, 53rd General Assembly, 1903-1905. Oversize photograph (in folder, not framed)

Dates: 1903-1905