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3 mid-19th century portrait photographs

Identifier: SPC 2016.024
Scope and Contents Ann Lizzie Fisher (photographer T. N. Thurman, Athens, Tenn.) ; Eva Taylor (Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn/) (no photographer identified); S. Tomlinson, Cincinnati; S. Tomlinson (Photographed by Leo Weingarten, Cincinnati, Ohio) (inscribed “Compliments of S. Tomlinson to Miss Fannie Fisher, August 1st, 1873”)
Dates: 1870 - 1880

3-Twelve Luncheon Club Collection (Fountain City).

Identifier: MSC 0375
Scope and Contents Yearbooks 1939-1999; Treasurer's Reports 1948-1992; and some member biographies of the 3-Twelve Luncheon Club. Local organization. The club was founded in Fountain City in 1938. Folder 13 includes a handwritten biographical sketch of Margaret Anderson Martin (possibly for membership consideration). The biography has several detailed accounts of daily life as a doctor’s wife in a small coal-mining community (now Lake City). Collection also includes a photograph of Mrs. C. E. Shipe, first...
Dates: 1939 - 1999

3d Annual Street Fair and Trade’s Carnival

Identifier: Ephemera 2017.004
Scope and Contents Official Program of the 3d Annual Street Fair and Trade’s Carnival, 1898. Knoxville, Tenn. October 19, 20 and 21, 1898. Drawing of horned “Prophet of the Smokies” in upper left corner. Includes programs for Prophet’s Day, Military Day, and Woman’s Day. S.B. Newman & Co., Printers and Binders, Knoxville. 1 pc.
Dates: 1898

6th Ohio U. S. Volunteers Camp Site

Identifier: SPC 2019.083
Scope and Contents Photograph of Camp Poland. E. E. Swineford, Cincinnati, Ohio - photographer (photographer’s stamp in green on back) photo numbered 188 written on back in ink “Camp of the 6th Ohio U.S.N. -- Camp Poland, Knoxville Tenn.” written on back in pencil “The Dummy track runs just to the left of the picture”
Dates: 1898-1899

12 color copies of stereoviews (stereographs) in the Library of Congress.

Identifier: SPC 2004.004
Scope and Contents 12 color copies (+ backs of two of the copies) (color laser copies) of stereoviews (stereographs) in the Library of Congress. Civil War scenes, including bridge at Strawberry Plains, railroad bridge across Platt Creek, environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tennessee River. + photocopies of Library of Congress order information, including call number and reproduction number (needed to order copies).
Dates: 1860s (images); 2004 (copies)

15 color snapshots

Identifier: SPC 2002.007
Scope and Contents 15 color snapshots: -Aug. 1997: view of Interstate 40 when closed for rock slide, Tenn side near N.C. border. -Aug. 1997: I-40 N.C./Tenn line closed for rock slide, N.C. side shown. -Fall 1998: rebuilding I-40 interchange at State Rt. 92 near Dandridge, Tenn. -1998: Pizza Palace sign at night , Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn (since 1961) (2 views). -Ca. 1996: PlastiLine, Knoxville, Tenn. Shows original Long John Silver’s sign. -Ca. 1996: Pizza Hut sign, Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown, Tenn...
Dates: 1990s

16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium, 1969. (posters)

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.014
Scope and Contents Poster, yellow with bold lettering stating "16th Annual Art Auction At UT's Spectacular, Big Music Bldg. Auditorium 7:30 p.m. May 16," illustration of an astronaut at the top and references to "Open the Door," "2000 Space Odyssey" and "Hair," 26"h x 20"w, 1969. 1 pc.
Dates: 1969

18 Real Photos of Knoxville, Tenn. & Norris Dam [decorative stamps, perforated and gummed].

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.016
Scope and Contents 18 Real Photos of Knoxville, Tenn., & Norris Dam [decorative stamps, perforated and gummed]
Dates: 1950-1960

25th Anniversary Celebration of Shannondale Retirement Community

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.196
Scope and Contents Program from the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Administration Building and original Residence Buildings 100, 200, 300, and 400 on May 1, 1967 of Shannondale Retirement Community and Health Care Center, 801 Vanosdale Road, Knoxville Tenn.. Includes a history of Shannondale.
Dates: 1992

35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tennessee in the 1960s and 1970s, taken by Ronald Sabin

Identifier: PC 0073
Scope and Contents 35 mm color slides of downtown Knoxville and East Tenn in the 1960s and 1970s taken by Ronald Sabin.
Dates: 1961 - 1979

36 button

Identifier: Artifact 2013.002
Scope and Contents Small metal round pin (5/8”) With blue border with white stars and a round white center with a red ‘36’ in the center. The 36 represents the 36th state needed to ratify the 19th amendment (women’s suffrage). Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, NJ (incorporated in 1892). 1 pc.
Dates: 1920

50th Anniversary of Normandy

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.217
Scope and Contents Material from the 50th Anniversary of Normandy at Omaha Beach, 6 June 1994. Includes “Map of D. Day Beaches”, program for the International Ceremony at Omaha Beach, “List of Monarchs, Heads of State and of Government Present on 6th June”, detailed list of activities.
Dates: 1994

75th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage poster

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.071
Scope and Contents Poster celebrating the 75th anniversary of woman suffrage, 1920-1995. Color 18 x 24”.
Dates: 1995

100 Ways to Use the Library.

Identifier: Ephemera 2010.009
Scope and Contents 100 Ways to Use the Library. Framed poster. Gift from the Friends of the Library, May 1987, to the Centennial Celebration Committee, Knox County Public Library System, Lawson McGhee Library. Lawson McGhee Library, copyright 1986
Dates: 1986

100th Infantry Division. U. S. Army, World War II. SSgt. John H. Duncan.

Identifier: MM.2011.044
Scope and Contents European campaign Germany; training Fort Jackson.
Dates: 1941-1945

128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society + 1 folder copies of articles about Market Square from library files and resources.

Identifier: MM.2018.016
Scope and Contents 128 Years of Market Square Business: 1880-2008, compiled by Forrest Conklin for the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Dates: 2008

1760: Cherokee Victory at Fort Loudoun. Program and commemorative medal.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.034
Scope and Contents 1760: Cherokee Victory at Fort Loudoun. Program and commemorative medal, Medal made of pewter by Ted L . Shelton.
Dates: undated

1796 Deed to Looney’s Bend Sequoyah Hills Property, Robert King to Moses Looney, Sr.; Pauline Sharp ephemera. [two framed items] + 1997 book (Reflections on Sequoyah Hills)

Identifier: MSC 0538
Scope and Contents Deed, Bill of sale from Robert King of Hawkins County to Moses Looney, Sr., of Knox County Tenn 500 acres in Knox County on the north side of the Holston River above Fourth Creek December 1796 [Looneys Bend, modern Sequoyah Hills]; a group of 11 small pieces of ephemera and Mss relating to Pauline Sharp, including an 1870 invitation to West Point party for “Encampment” + book “Reflections on Sequoyah Hills”
Dates: 1796-

1823 letter to Captain John P. Mathews

Identifier: MM.2019.066
Scope and Contents Two page, double-sided letter from Henry Sheffer (possibly) of Grayson County Virginia to Captain John P. Mathews (Clerk of Court for Wythe County Virginia from 1809-1850). Topics include illness at home; an election campaign for General Smyth who is opposed to John Quincy Adams; and s request for Captain Mathews to subpoena the witnesses requested for the author’s upcoming Chancery Court case involving W. D. Nielson.

Includes transcript of letter by McClung Staff.
Dates: 1823

1894 account of the gun fight between E. C. C. Judson and Robert Porterfield.

Identifier: MM.nd.057
Scope and Contents Two-page handwritten account (1894) of the gun fight between E. C. C. Judson and Robert Porterfield, who was killed in Nashville.
Dates: 1894

1899 Knoxville City Schools Commencement Program

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.197
Scope and Contents “Twentieth Annual Commencement, High School Department, Girls’ High School, Knoxville City Schools, Staubs Theatre, Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1899” Programme.
Dates: 1899

1909 American Automatic Serial #1 (photograph)

Identifier: SPC 1995.004
Scope and Contents Knoxville Fire Department equipment (1909 American Automatic Serial #1 with American LaFrance type 31 6 cyl. tractor). Retired in 1950s to Chilhowee Park, Knoxville, Tenn., and later cut up for scrap. 8 x 12” color.
Dates: undated

1911 Appalachian Exposition medallion

Identifier: Artifact 2012.002
Scope and Contents Artifact 2012.002 Appalachian Exposition brass medallion. Knoxville, Tenn. 1911 (Sept. 11 - Oct. 1). Pictures sheaf of wheat, agricultural tools and wording on front; United States flag on back. 1 1/2” diameter, 2 small loops on the top. 1 pc.
Dates: 1911

1913 National Conservation Exposition ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.016
Scope and Contents 1) 1st prize blue ribbon 2) 2nd prize red ribbon 3) Sepia-tone photo snapshot from a row boat on the lake showing a man, closeup, dressed in conductors uniform and holding oars. Behind him is a large screened two-story building; a sign on the building "Hardware on this building furnished by Cruze, Lyons, Hayes Co." Written on reverse in pencil "Chilhowee Park, Summer of 1913, T.M.W." 4) Promotional guide. 15 pages.
Dates: 1913

1921 Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Catalogs and Presentation to the Library Program

Identifier: MSC 0952
Scope and Contents Includes Laura Luttrell’s annotated printed catalog of the original gift from Barbara Adair McClung of her husband’s, Calvin M. McClung, personal library to create the McClung Collection. One copy of original printed catalog with circa 2018 inventory updates. One unmarked copy of original printed catalog. One folder with circa 2018 updates to original catalog of missing items.One copy of Presentation of Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection...
Dates: 1921

1921 Department of Treasury information booklet

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.091
Scope and Contents Booklet sent to East Tennessee National Bank customers about the United States Treasury Department
Dates: 1921

1981 Animal Shelter Calendar (Paul Fogarty)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.088
Scope and Contents Paul Fogerty was a cartoonist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel. The calendar features his cartoons, primarily with his character Jo Jo.
Dates: 1981

1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and color negatives.

Identifier: PC 0092
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair. Color slides and negatives.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair construction hard hat.

Identifier: Artifact 2012.006
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair hard hat with logo.
Dates: 1982

1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.). Press clippings and Scrapbooks.

Identifier: MSC 0262a
Scope and Contents 1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.). Clippings of articles about the 1982 World’s Fair (Knoxville, Tenn.).from a professional clippings service provided to the WF administration
Dates: 1982