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East Tennessee Female Institute. Erected 1829, demolished June 1891. AKA Knoxville Female Academy. Located on Henley Street between Hill and Main. Photograph taken May 1891. Ext. bldg. with students. approx. 7 1/5 x 5” sepia, mounted + one 8 x 10” B&W copy photograph + one 8 x 10” B&W detail.
Five PHOTOCOPIES of photographs of: Eleanor Buffat launching SS “Knoxville City”, 1921; groups at the event; picture of the ship.
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.
Euclid Avenue Baptist Church Sunday School group, 1937. (panoramic photograph). Gift of Virginia Thomson.
“Ex Confederate Reunion” Decatur Tennessee Sept. 27, 1893. Group photograph with men holding flags in background, seated men with musical instruments in foreground. Taken by A.M. Tomlinson, Photographer. Athens, Tenn. 9.5x7.25” image on matte board. Damaged: stained, faded. Also, identified by seller as from same day (background building is the same): group picture with men, some women and children, U.S. flag and 26th Tennessee flag. 8x5” on backing. Faded.
Approx. 6.5 x 4.5” sepia photograph mounted on board. Includes two men, a woman, and two children outside a house. Under the image: ‘Photo by Blan__??’. One back of picture: sticker with ‘J. A. Dinamore, Knoxville, Tenn’ and penciled note________ A. Drummer, Knoxville, Tenn. 1 pc.
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.
Fountain City Grammar School composite, 1951. By Wright Studio, Fountain City, B&W 8 x 10.”
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.
Framed photograph of Amelia Gillespie Fain, 1794-1864; Framed photograph of John Fain, 1778-1852 (gift of Mary N. Fain)
Framed photograph of Mrs. G. W. Ross (1827-1915) and funeral ribbon of G. W. Ros (1891) (photographs, artifacts)
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”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”
Girls High School graduating class, 1895. Sepia 7 x 4 1/2”. mounted.
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."
Graduates, North Knoxville School. 1896. Printed B&W supplement to the Knoxville Tribune. Front cover only; torn. Lists names of seven graduates.
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.
Group photograph of 7 people (local authors?) holding books. No date. Taken by Ernest B. Robertson, Jr., University of Tennessee Public Relations. 1 pc. 8x10” B&W glossy. L-r: ____________?, Betsey Creekmore, Sr.?, Madeline Kneberg?, _________?, T.M.N. Lewis?, ____________?, David Harkness?
Group portrait at Opening for exhibit featuring Tennessee artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts
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.
Group portrait of Belmont Singing Class, Mr. Ball, teacher. ca. 1910. Belmont School (near Middle Creek) Sevier County, Tenn. 5x8” sepia image mounted (matte corners broken). 1 pc.
Group portrait of unidentified men, possibly a group of Civil War veterans. Sepia. 8 x 6” mounted on mat with tape damage (mat trimmed 3-6-2014). 1 pc.
SPC 2013.004 Group standing in front of W.W. Woodruff & Co. Hardware, Cutlery. No date. Image 8.25 x 5.5” Sepia. Almost torn in half lengthwise. 1 photograph.
- Photographs 161
- Portraits 150
- Group portraits 90
- Schools 23
- Children 20
- Women 20
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 18
- Uniforms 18
- Cartes de visite (CDVs) 11
- Dwellings 11
- Military personnel 10
- African Americans 9
- Events 8
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 7
- Business enterprises 6
- Clubs and organizations 6
- Panoramic photographs 6
- Politicians 6
- Artifacts 5
- Branson, Lloyd, 1853-1925 5 + ∧ less
- English 44
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 5