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A dinner party in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath

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Identifier: QSPC 2003.003
Scope and Contents Handwritten ID on back: ‘A dinner party tendered by the late Miss. Louise Manning in honor of Reinald Werrenwrath, baritone operatic-and concert star- when guest of the late Chester B Searle- property of the late John Ernest Yoe, loaned by his sister Della Yoe, White Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Front row, L-r: 1. Ella Coffin (Mrs. Frank W. Flenniken), 2. Louise (late) Manning, 3. Reinald Werrenwrath who made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1919, 4. Victor Coffin. Second row, L-r: 1....
Dates: 1905

Adolph Ochs, owner of the New York Times

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Identifier: SPC 2017.002
Scope and Contents Adolph Ochs, owner of the New York Times. Shown with silver printer’s stick to mark his 13th anniversary as publisher. 1 pc. with typed caption attached. 6 x 7.75” sepia
Dates: ca. 1909

African American photograph album

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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

African American Woman and Shannondale School Group

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Identifier: SPC 1995.025
Scope and Contents Full length portrait of (African-American ?) woman, with sticker at bottom: “A Merry Xmas To The Family From Sue.” Found in old gift book in 1991, no additional ID.; Shannondale School group, grade 2, 1967-1968. 5x7” color in holder. Belonged to Linda, age 7.
Dates: 1960s

Agee portraits

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Identifier: SPC 2017.005
Scope and Contents Three 8 x 10” copy photographs and 3 copy negs. (made March 1989). SPC 2017.005.001 James (Rufus) Agee and Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee), ca. 1912. SPC 2017.005.002 James (Rufus) Agee, center; Josephine Stone (Mrs. Fred Breeding) with dog; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee). SPC 2017.005.003 James (Rufus) Agree, front center; Margaret King (Mrs. George J. McAfee) in back row with dark hat.
Dates: ca. 1912

Albert A. Fagala

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Identifier: SPC 2015.011
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.011.001 Albert A. Fagala. Ca. 1870s. Tintype in matte. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870s

Alberta Ahler Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 1995.007 a&b
Scope and Contents SPC 1995.007a: W.T. Webb Grocery Store, 946 South Seventh Street (later Fifteenth Street), Knoxville, Tenn. L-r: Harley Webb or Melvin Webb, W.T. Webb, ?, Lafayette (‘Fate’) Webb.5x7” sepia, mounted.; SPC 1995.007b: Home Guard (men in military uniform with rifles, drums). Front row, 5th man kneeling from left is Joseph Albert Ahler. 7x 9 1/4”. sepia, mounted.
Dates: undated

Alberta Ahler Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 1995.018
Scope and Contents Unidentified young child in chair, outdoors; unidentified house (probably Knoxville), exterior (note on back: part missing, Main Street, first home in town, Grandma Webb died in 1910).
Dates: undated

Alma Childress Cox Balsam

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Identifier: SPC 2004.007
Scope and Contents 1. Alma Childress Cox Balsam in formal gown with Hawaiian guitar. People’s Studio. Jan. 23, 1953. 3.5 x 5” B&W. (postcard backing; tape damage on back). 2. Alma Childress Cox Balsam and husband Casper Balsam. 3x4” B&W. + newspaper clippings: “Famous Grand Ole Opry...” (no date); Home Folks by Vic Weals, May 2, 1954, re” Lucy (‘Ma’) Childress and banjo; small death notice of Lucy Childers (sic.), Gibsonton [Fla.] (no date); “ ‘Steel guitar queen’ makes Hawaiian music” re: Alma (Balsam),...
Dates: 1950s

Anacin Manufacturing Co. “The Employees of Anacin Manufacturing Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 24, 1943”

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Identifier: SPC 2009.009
Scope and Contents “The Employees of Anacin Manufacturing Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 24, 1943” (Army Navy E Flag on wall in photograph)
Dates: 1943

Annie Brownlow Patrick portrait

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Identifier: SPC 2018.006
Scope and Contents Annie Brownlow Patrick, ca. 1888-1893, Taken by A.E. Rinehart Studio, Londoner Block, Denver, CO. She was the daughter of W.G. Brownlow.
Dates: ca. 1888-1893

Annual Spring Tour and Meeting

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Identifier: SPC 1995.034
Scope and Contents Annual Spring Tour and Meeting. L-r: Dr. David Adkisson, President of Cleveland State College; speakers: Col. James F. Corn, Sr., Mrs. Maurine Tipton, Mr. Terry Townsend. B&W 8x10”
Dates: 1960s-1970s

Appalachian Club Memories

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Identifier: SPC 2015.010
Scope and Contents SPC 2015.010.001 Appalachian Club Memories near Gatlinburg. Friends of your Aunt Laura who lived in Gatlinburg. Lath house growing ginseng. RPPC SPC 2015.010.002 Appalachian Club Memories Above Little River. ‘More Smoky exploring.’ SPC 2015.010.003 Appalachian Club Memories. ‘Exploring in the Smokies.’ Faint image. SPC 2015.010.004 Appalachian Club Memories’ Aunt Bessie’s cabin in background by Little River.’ ‘She painted there in the summer at Elkmont.’
Dates: undated

Arnell Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 2014.009
Scope and Contents SPC 2014.009.001 Group of five men, all unidentified except man on far right, Samuel Mayes Arnell (1833 Columbia, Tenn.-1903, Johnson City, Tenn.). 5x7.5” sepia print mounted on backing. 1 pc. SPC 2014.009.002 Jane Mayes Arnell (1856-1923), [daughter of Samuel Mayes Arnell]. 4x6” sepia print mounted on board. 1 pc.
Dates: ca. 1870s-1880s

Ault Family Photograph

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Identifier: QSPC 2016.011
Scope and Contents Ault Family Photograph, 1904. Group portrait of family of Joel Kelly Ault (1834-1914) All persons identified on verso.
Dates: 1904

Bachman family photographs

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Identifier: QSPC 2007.001
Scope and Contents Photograph of John (a former Bachman slave; reputedly an African prince) and Nathan Lynn Bachman (1878-1937). Ca. 1885. Approx. 8.5x13.25” sepia print mounted on board. Portrait of the Jonathan Bachman family, ca. late 1890s. Names on back of photograph. Approx. 10.25x13.5” mounted on board.
Dates: circa 1885-1899

Baker - Himel School 5th football team

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Identifier: SPC 1997.026
Scope and Contents Baker - Himel School 5th football team, 1904. 8 x 10” sepia, mounted + 8 x 10” B&W copy print. 120 copy neg. available, 1991.
Dates: 1904

Barkley Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0412
Scope and Contents Barkley Collection, gift of William Barkley. (William Barkley is the nephew of another donor, Alice Jean Barkley.) Boxes 1-3 + 2 framed items rec’d. Jan 2009: Box 3 contains 3 framed diplomas: Jacob Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Abraham H. Barkley, Washington College, 1796; Elizabeth Barkley, White Pine High School, 1932. Also, 7 folders of items removed from frames. Both 1796 diplomas have “Print Registered Knoxville” at bottom of diplomas. Gift includes 2 framed items: Portrait...
Dates: 1796-1940

Bearden School

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Identifier: QSPC 2004.002
Scope and Contents 1. 8x10” sepia print of [school] children and adults outside brick building. No ID. Taken by Porter A. M. Feathers, Traveling Artist, Whitesburg, Tenn. Mounted on 11x14” board. 2. 8x10” sepia print of [school] children and adults outside wooden building. No ID. Mounted on 11x14” board.
Dates: 1920s

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

Blount Mansion Photographs

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Identifier: SPC 1997.001
Scope and Contents Blount Mansion (2 ext.; main hall; drawing room); portrait of Governor William Blount; monument in memory of Mary Boyce Temple (DAR); St. John’s Episcopal Church (int.).
Dates: undated

Body of Miss Jennie Greer

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Identifier: QSPC 1999.002
Scope and Contents Body of Miss Jennie Greer (daughter of P.A. and Sallie Greer) lying in casket. Ca. 1920. B&W 10 x 7.5” print on 14 x12” matte.
Dates: circa 1920

Boyd Family Photograph

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Identifier: SPC 2009.007
Scope and Contents Family photograph of the Boyd Family of Knoxville. Taken by T.M. Schleier, Knoxville, Tenn. Ca. 1850s. Standing: Samuel Beckett Boyd (lawyer, judge, Mayor of Knoxville). Seated, l-r: Sophia(?) Boyd Conick(?), Eva Boyd Munson, Jimmy Boyd, Sue Boyd Barton, Susan Howard Mason Boyd (Mrs. Samuel B.), Ella Boyd, John Mason Boyd, and Anna Boyd Fleming.
Dates: 1850-1870

Boyd High group of students

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Identifier: SPC 1997.030
Scope and Contents Boyd High group of students. Schools. Mounted sepia, 7 1/5 x 5”.
Dates: undated

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

Caroline Buckner Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0339
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, photographs, deeds (Sam E. Young’s papers), printed material, calling cards, dentist’s records; 1 folder with house plans. Diploma from Vanderbilt University for Henry Thomas Boyd, Doctor of Dental Surgery, April 27, 1900. Diploma is attached to a heavy paper advertisement for a backing. 1 pc. Class photograph, Vanderbilt University Dental Department, 1900. H. T. Boyd and all members are identified (along with their home states). Photograph is on mat board. [Class...
Dates: 1900-1962

Carte de visite of William G. Brownlow

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Identifier: SPC 2002.006
Scope and Contents CDV of William G. Brownlow. Taken from waist up, hand in pocket, light colored vest with watch chain, looking slightly to side.
Dates: 1860s

Cartes-de-visite of Union Officers

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Identifier: SPC 2014.013
Scope and Contents Eleven cartes-de-visite of Civil War Union officers. SPC 2014-013-001 Orlando M. Poe (signed). SPC 2014-013-002 M. ([Marsena] R. Patrick. SPC 2014-013-003 John G. Parke. SPC 2014-013-004 Wm. P. Sanders. SPC 2014-013-005 Rufus Saxton. SPC 2014-013-006 Robert C. Schenck. SPC 2014-013-007 Wm. Rosencrans. SPC 2014-013-008 [Lovell] Rousseau. SPC 2014-013-009 D. G. Farragut.(signed). SPC 2014-013-010 David G. Farragut. SPC 2014-013-011 Charles W. Sanford.
Dates: 1861-1865

Cas Walker and J. S. Cooper fight

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Identifier: SPC 1998.001
Scope and Contents Cas Walker and J.S. Cooper fight, 1956. Photographs by Tom Greene (one of these pictures appeared in Life Magazine, March 19, 1956). 4 photographs + one copy negative.
Dates: 1956