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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

Big John Tate photograph

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Identifier: SPC 2019.108
Scope and Contents

Promotional portrait of Big John Tate by Champion Promotions Inc. Autographed.

Dates: unknown

Branson Sisters Studio portraits

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Identifier: SPC 2020.006
Scope and Contents

Three portraits with “Branson” signature underneath. One color portrait of seated woman; one black-and-white portrait of two children, seated; one black-and-white portrait of child, standing. All unidentified.

Dates: unknown

Carl Sublett portraits

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Identifier: Artifact 2017.005
Scope and Contents

Carl Sublett (1919-2008) Graphite Self-portrait (1964) Graphite Portrait of Walter Hollis (Holly) Stevens (1927-1980) (1964).

Dates: 1964

Chattanooga photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2022.012
Scope and Contents

Two photographs of Chattanooga families. Unidentified.

Dates: unknown

Crayon art portraits: James Houston and Sarah Elizabeth Graves Bailey; Robert Tate and Sarah Emmiline Campbell Gound.

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2012.001 a & b
Scope and Contents

The oval portrait is James Houston and Sarah Elizabeth Graves Bailey. The larger portrait is Robert Tate and Sarah Emmiline Campbell Gound.

Dates: undated

Dairy Hall (University of Tennessee)

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Identifier: SPC 2021.009
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white group portrait of men in dairy uniforms outside a building with "Dairy Hall" in an arch over the door. Photographers mark in corner "Brakebill & McCoy; Knoxville Tenn."

Dates: unknown

Elden Hawk Collection (gift in memory of Jo Hawk Lowe)

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Identifier: MSC 0932
Scope and Contents --Eight photographs of Elden Hawk and Maggie Hawk. **includes earliest known interior image of any space in the Lamar House (Auditorium Cafe circa 1911) --Discharge papers from military service (Elden Hawk) --Examination Preliminary to Muster-out of U.S. Service or Discharge (Robert H Hampton) --Letter to Elden Hawk from Joe P --Declaration for Pension for Children Under Sixteen Years of Age for Elden and Maggie Hawk’s children after both parents died --Detailed list of items...
Dates: 1890s-1910s

ETHS Press Release on John Porter McCowan portrait

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Identifier: MM.2022.001
Scope and Contents

Press release by the East Tennessee Historical Society on the results of sending the John Porter McCowan portrait to Oak Ridge National Laboratory's High Temperature Materials Laboratory for infrared study. The infrared camera revealed an underpainting of watermill landscape. The underpainting further supports suspicion the unsigned portrait was painted by Lloyd Branson.

Dates: 2006

Fain Family Papers and Documents (Gift of Kathleen Franklin Todd)

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Identifier: MSC 0942
Scope and Contents Fain Family material inherited by Kathleen (Kathy) Franklin Todd. Includes newspapers, record books for the Franklin Bible Class of New Providence Presbyterian Church in Maryville, Tenn., deeds and other legal documents, portraits of Eliza Ruth Moore Fain and George Alexander Fain, the scrapbook of Ollie Lee Fain Franklin (souvenir cards, birthday cards, illustrations, and Confederate States of American $20 bill pasted into back; plus unsigned watercolor), and 1904 pocket business diary of...
Dates: 1860s-1910s

Frank L. Youse portrait

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Identifier: SPC 2020.029
Scope and Contents

Frank L. Youse portrait

Front: Black-and-white portrait of Frank L. Youse at Camp Poland. Man seated in chair in front of tent.

Back: Handwritten inscription “Compliments of Frank L. Youse to Katherine Kern Aug. 6, 1898. Knoxville Tenn. “Camp Life”

Dates: 1898

Frazier family photos

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Identifier: SPC 2022.010
Scope and Contents

Two group photos of the Frazier family, circa 1951 and 2003. Identifications written on back. One portrait (copy photograph) Stanley Frazier, uncle of David Frazier. Includes negative.

Dates: unknown; 1951; 2003

Governor Alf Taylor, State Officials and Employees of the Capitol

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.001
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white panoramic circuit camera photograph of a group of people in front of the Tennessee State Capitol Building. Front: "Governor Alf Taylor, State Officials and Employees of the Capitol - December 1921." Stamped on back "Tibbs Photo Co. "We photograph anything under the sun" 146 1/2 Third Ave … Nashville Tenn."

Dates: 1921

Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Identifier: SPC 2020.026
Scope and Contents

Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts. Left to right: unknown, Patricia Neal, Al Gore, Tipper Gore, Mary Costa, Patricia Howard. December 3, 1993.

Includes article from Knoxville News-Sentinel about opening.

Dates: 1993

James Calvin Dwyer and Family. Stereographs.

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Identifier: SV 2003.007
Scope and Contents

SV 2003.006.001 Stereoview photograph of James Calvin Dwyer (born 1858) and Family. He moved to East Tennessee in 1895 to work with the Orphans Industrial School and Home. 1 pc.

Dates: 1895

Jane Gray Buchanan Photograph Collection. Travels. Gift of Jane Gray Buchanan

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Identifier: PC 0090a
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white photographs by Jane Gray Buchanan taken during travels throughout the world. Includes four articles about the artist and her husband, Joel Buchanan.

Locations include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Florida, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Massachusetts, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tennessee, and Utah.

Dates: 1990s-2000s

Jane Huff Stokely miniature watercolor portrait

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Identifier: Artifact 2014.006
Scope and Contents

Jane Huff Stokely (1785-1865) was born in Va., the daughter of John Huff and Elinor Corder Huff, who moved to Cocke County when she was a small child. She and her brother Isaac were scalped by Indians and left for dead in 1792. She survived and always wore a bonnet to cover her scalp. She married Royal Stokely in 1805 and became the mother of ten children. The family lived in the Del Rio community. (See article by Eddie Walker, Newport Plain Talk, July 17, 1996).

Dates: 1800 - 1810

Jean Fulton (portrait, sepia photograph) + family records.

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.005
Scope and Contents

Jean Fulton (portrait, sepia photograph) + family records; 1 photograph portrait (mounted on board) (Knaffl & Brakebill, Knoxville).

Dates: 1936

Knox County Mayors

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.009
Scope and Contents

Color group portrait of the five mayors, former and current, of Knox County, Tenn. The position title was County Executive until 1999. Taken May 5, 2022 at the City-County Building (Knoxville, Tenn.) seated: Dwight Kessel (1980-1994) standing (l-r): Tim Burchett (2010-2018), Tommy Schumpert (1994-2002), Glenn Jacobs (2018-), Mike Ragsdale (2002-2010)

Dates: 2022

Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo

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Identifier: SPC 2020.015
Scope and Contents

Knoxville Gulf Oil distributor group photo, 1930. B&W 8 x 10, Photo shows Gulf employees in uniform and delivery trucks and equipment. 1930 Tenn. tags visible on trucks.

Dates: 1930

Knoxville Motorcycle police patrolman, portraits.

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Identifier: SPC 2021.006
Scope and Contents

1. Studio close up, sepia-tone portrait pose, in studio folio with art deco design. Photo by People's Studio, Gay Street. Unidentified patrolman has badge number 49 on cap and breast badge. 8"x10" 2. Unmounted photo taken outdoors. Officer No. 49 seated on Harley Davidson motorcycle equipped with siren, lights, and radio. No photographer mark. 5"x7"

Dates: undated

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.004
Scope and Contents

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.

Dates: 1864

McClung - Thomas Family Collection -- Gift of Frincke & Dempster. (artifacts)

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Identifier: MSC 0941
Scope and Contents From the estate of Harold Carl Frincke, gift of Alexine Thomas Frincke Dempster and Harold Carl Frincke, Jr. Includes four pastel portraits possibly by Flavius Fisher, framed (Charles James McClung, Charles McClung Thomas, Charles McClung and Matthew McClung); hair pin (Hugh Lawson McClung, CSA --on loan from McClung Collection to ETHS Museum); handkerchief and lace head dress (Margaret McClung; black ‘thread lace’ shawl (Margaret Cowan McClung); flannel petticoat (Charles Thomas McClung);...
Dates: 1834-2002

Michigan State Florist Association Panorama Photograph

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Identifier: QSPC 2022.002
Scope and Contents Black-and-white panoramic photograph of group of men and women in dining in banquet hall of the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel in Detroit, Michigan. Stamped on front "Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel Detroit - February 17, 18, 19"; "Michigan State Florists' Association Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service of Michigan State University"; "37th Annual Michigan Money Makers Meeting"; "Growers Conference - Design School - and Business Clinic" Photographer's mark: "Spencer Photography 1200 United Artist...
Dates: 1960s

Miniature portrait of Spencer Clack Gist

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Identifier: Artifact 2013.004
Scope and Contents

Miniature portrait of Spencer Clack Gist. Lt. Spencer Clack Gist 1807-1847, Vera Cruz of yellow fever during war with Mexico. First cadet appointed to Annapolis from Tennessee. Joined the Navy in 1826 and served 21 years. Picture made in Rome Italy. “Spencer C. Gist, Midshipman, 1 May, 1826; Passed Midshipman 28 April; Lieutenant, 8 March 1837; died 22 October, 1847.” “The Journals of Daniel Noble Johnson, 1822-1863, United States Navy.”

Dates: 1830 - 1840

Miscellaneous Knoxville Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2021.001
Scope and Contents 1) 4.5” x 2.75” black-and-white photograph of train engine and front half of first car. Car has “T. & N. C. RY.” on the side. Handwritten on back “Tennessee & North Carolina 206 2-60 Knoxville, Tenn.” Stamped “Max Miller 207 W. Seminary St. Liberty, Indiana”2) 3.5” x 2.5” black-and-white photograph of woman standing in front of sign “Volunteers of America Home for Dependent Mothers & Children” Written on back “Just ‘Baby’ Ruth” Stamped “McLean’s Fadeless Prints...
Dates: unknown

North Knoxville School Graduation Announcement

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Identifier: Ephemera 2021.004
Scope and Contents

Supplement to Knoxville Tribune, May 22, 1896. Announcement of North Knoxville School graduates and commencement exercises at Staub’s Theater, May 21, 1896. Portraits of 7 graduates: Miss Bertha Hargis, Miss Helen E. Lynn, Miss Alice B. Miller, Miss Ethel A. Deming, Nathan Gammon, Miss Mary L. Murphy, and MIss Florence E. Fair.

Dates: 1896

Old Fashioned Revival Advertisement Card

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Identifier: Ephemera 2019.220
Scope and Contents

Advertisement card for an “Old Fashioned Revival beginning Sunday, April 17, 1938 at the Knoxville Baptist Tabernacle” Includes photograph of Reverend W. F. Gregory, Pastor and Reverend Ernest T. Crawford, Musical Director.

Dates: 1938

"On Cliff Top of Mount LeConte" photograph by Jim Thompson

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Identifier: QSPC 2019.006
Scope and Contents

October 1924 — On Cliff Top of Mt. LeConte — To discuss organization. Charley Barber, Frank Wilson, Baxter Gass, Guy Barber, Charley Kane, Charley Lester, Marshall Wilson, Louise Smith, Caesar Stair, Douglas Smith, Besse Geagley, George Barber, W. H. McCroskey, Carlos Campbell, and T. S. McKinney. Photo by Jim Thompson from pg 6 of The Golden Years of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club: Smoky Mountains Hiking Club History 1924-1974

Dates: 1924

Osbourne McConathy portrait

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Identifier: SPC 2021.005
Scope and Contents

Silver print portrait of Osbourne McConathy. Signed on negative plate "Osbourne McConathy, 1875-1947" Photo by Toloff of Evanston, Ill. Framed by Knaffl & Bro.

Dates: undated