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Kuhlman’s Drugstore #1, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1910 or 1912. Interior showing young men behind soda fountain. B&W copy snapshot.
Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.
Lloyd Branson, painter at easel with self-portrait. B&W 2.5x3.5” + one copy photograph. Lloyd Branson painted the Taylor family at Greenwood in 1873.
Lloyd Branson photograph of Madonna and Child. Sepia print of woman and baby, mounted on matte backing; signed in pencil.
April 4, 1750, warrant to Guy Broadwater to survey a tract of land in Virginia. Signed Fairfax (Thomas, 6th Lord). DS 1 p/ + portrait of Thomas, Sixth Lord of Fairfax (etched) 1 pc.
6 B&W snapshots: Crockett Tavern, 1 pc.; unidentified courthouse, 1 pc.; Hildebrand house in Polk County, Tenn, May 1957. 3 pcs.; Inez Burns, Marshall Wilson, and Mrs. L.W. McCown at Nancy Ward grave (Cherokee heroine) , near Benton, Polk County, Tenn May 1957. 1 pc.
Framed photograph of Martin Condon (1858-1940), first Catholic Mayor of Knoxville, Tenn (1888-1890). Image area 3 x 7”; framed size 6 x 10” 1 pc.
Young boy (still dressed as a girl) on a penny farthing bicycle (McCrary & Branson photograph mounted on printed board). Sepia. 1 pc. 4.25 x 6” Wallace Early? written on the verso. Lower right corner of mounting is missing.
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.”
Daguerreotype of Miss Lillie Rogers holding hat. (Little girl). Taken by S. Humphreys, Knoxville, Tenn. In case; very good condition.
“Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etched portrait of Martha Brownlow (Susan Brownlow) from the cover of a ca. 1862 book published by Barclay & Co., Philadelphia. 1 pc. (fragile, brittle).
Mrs. Mary Faust (age 108) and two children “Coon” and “Sis.” At their log cabin home near Andersonville, Anderson County, Tenn. Sepia 4 x 6”, mounted on board with printed text on back. Copyright 1910.
New Market, Tenn.: -One photograph of small building with 3 African American men in front; -Young African American woman holding book ‘Thy Kingdom Come.’ word Brazelton written on bottom; -Young African American woman holding diploma(?), words L .D. Fagg, Knoxville, Tenn. written on bottom; -Portrait of African American man; -Outdoor photograph of white woman with two children.
SPC 2017.008 Nicholson Art League photograph of a dramatic presentation of “The Misdemeanors of Nancy,” a first for the League, performed on April 27, 1911. An article ran in the Knoxville Journal on April 28. This is a rare early photograph of an Art League event. Artist Robert L. Mason was in the cast as was Mrs. A. L. Freeman (Susan Branson, Lloyd Branson's sister). About 5x7.75” sepia print glued to glass. 1 pc. Framed paintings on the walls.
Color snapshot of Nikki Giovanni, [ca. 1970].
Two copy panoramic B&W photographs made from copy negatives purchased by Mary Lynn Gilmore from TVA (negatives were returned to her after being printed by Thompson Photo Products in May 2006). 1. Norris Dam looking west Clinch River at Cove Creek, Tennessee. Feb. 16, 1934. 37 x 9.5”. 1 pc. 2. Carpenter crew on draft tube form, Norris Dam. April 18, 1935. 31 x 9.5” 1 pc. Both photographs taken by Rell Clements.
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.
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.
May 23, 1912 photograph of young African American men wearing ‘H’ sweaters [football team], seated on steps, men in suits on either side. Hale High School? HHS on football. 5x7” sepia print, mounted. 1 pc. April 25, 1941 convention group, Parent Teachers Association. Ordered by Tennessee Congress of PTA, Colored Schools. Thompson Photograph. 8x10” b&w / sepia.
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
Silver print portrait of Osbourne McConathy. Signed on negative plate "Osbourne McConathy, 1875-1947" Photo by Toloff of Evanston, Ill. Framed by Knaffl & Bro.
“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.
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