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May 20, 1888, letter from (Wm. G. McAdoo, Sr.), Knoxville, to Col. James H. Grant. AL 2 pp. (incomplete). Re: McAdoo is president of the East Tennessee Historical Society, requests Grant to write a chronicle of his life and memories. June 13, 1891, letter from Wm. G. McAdoo, Knoxville, to Col. James Hamilton Grant. ALS 2 pp. Asks questions about Lemuel P. Montgomery and family.
Letter from Wm. L. L. Lackey, Cayuga, Miss., to Moses White, Knoxville, Tenn. December 15, 1853. ALS 2 pp. + outer cover as envelope with stamp (1 pc.). Re: trying to find someone who knew his grandfather John Trimble in Knoxville in 1792.
The Self-Interpreting Pictorial Family Bible (Cincinnati: Jones Bros., 1881) Christopher C. De’Armond and wife Emily Catherine McCallie.
Wm. R. Webber’s May 15, 1907, statement regarding his service in the Confederate States of America Army, June 10, 1862-May 15, 1865. Written in Knoxville, Tenn. ADS 1 p. August 23, 1984, letter from Ellen Garrison, Archives of Appalachia, forwarding the Webber document, explaining that it was separated from the William H. and Gladys Brewer Papers upon the request of the donor.
One side is color advertisement for Austen's Forest Flower Cologne. Other side has informatin for Wm. Williams of Morristown Tenn. and sales pitch for Forest Flower Cologne.
March 1954 newsletter from WNOX NEWS "990 on your dial" Monthly newsletter published by Radio Station WNOX; Editor, Gene Miller. Front page "WNOX Purchases Whittle Springs Hotel"; inside story "Lowell Blanchard's Midday Merry-Go-Round Celebrates 18th Anniversary"; photographs of George Dempster, Estes Kefauver. Back page March 1954 WNOX schedule. 8 pp.
WNOX [Mid -Day Merry Go Round] radio broadcasts. ca. 1945? Two 8x10” B&W photographs. On stage at WNOX radio studio in Knoxville. Lowell Blanchard standing at microphone with 14 members of the cast of the daily radio program, Mid-Day Merry Go Round. One of seated is “Hot Shot Elmer,” one of the two Carlyle brothers. Second picture shows man and small group at microphones with others in background.
Woman sitting on rock in river, rustic bridge in background.
Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Grand Opening material. June 3-5, 1999. Includes gifts from Nan Elrod, Alix Dempster, and Mayor Victor Ashe.
Small china souvenir cup, cobalt blue with gold trim, with picture & caption: Women’s Building, Knoxville, Tenn. ‘Made in Germany’ on bottom. Possibly made for one of Knoxville’s expositions (1910-1913). About 2.25” high. 1 pc.
Wonderland Club Hotel, Elkmont, Tenn.., brochure, No date. 1 pc. (ephemera)
Wonderland Club Hotel envelope with photograph of hotel in upper left with ‘The Wonderland Club Hotel The only hotel in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park under U.S. supervision. Elkmont, Tennessee. Addressed to Miller’s, 423-439 Gay St., City. Postmarked Knoxville, Tenn. June 30, 1939 12:30 pm. Canceled 2-cent stamp. 1 pc. ephemera
Wonderland Hotel, Elkmont, Tenn. art print by R[uth] Windsor Mann. Black & white. Print is 17 x 11” (small tear on left edge; mark on lower left.) With black matte, 21 x 14.5.”
Wood shuttle with the following caption written on the back, in what appears to be Laura Luttrell’s handwriting: ‘Shuttle used in weaving on the plantation of Lt. Thomas Boyd, a Revolutionary soldier of Pennsylvania and a pioneer settler near Campbell Station. He is buried in Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Presented to McClung Collection by Miss Neta Boyd.’ 1 pc. Approx. 14” long and 2.75 wide at widest point, 1.5 “ high at highest point. Good condition.
Stereoscope or stereoptican.
Woodlawn School group, Central Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. B&W 8x10” copy photograph. Copy neg. available 4/88.
Woodmen of the World, Sycamore Camp No. 3. Minutes. 3 vols, 1907-1912 and 1928-1931, 1931-1933.
Woods Consolidated School, 1912. Ext. sepia 8 x 10”. School takes the place of Vandergriff and Pleasant Gap Schools.
October 17, 1853, agreement between Abraham Woodward and Samuel B. Cunningham, President of the E. T. & Va. RR, to submit to the decision of Judge Robert M. Anderson re: Woodward’s land near New Market, Tenn., used by the railroad. Includes Judge Anderson’s decision at the bottom of the page. ADS 1 p. + env.
M.A. Woodward Family Bible, 1889 ; Mrs. F.J. Brown Bible, 1920 (no family entries). Both thought to be from Bristol area.
Color poster. “Work on a farm this summer...Join the U.S. Crop Corps.” Pictures a man and woman in overalls. Artwork by Douglas. OWI poster No. 59. 1943. 16 x 22.5”
Scrapbook of photographs of Works Progress Administration (W. P. A.) projects, ca. 1935-1943. Compiled by Nell S. Hendrix (June 1943, Knoxville, Tenn.). Snapshots include W. P. A. projects such as roads, bridges, buildings, football stadium in Bristol, Tenn. Detailed captions on back of pictures.
World Trade Center, New York 9-11-2011 (color photographs)
World War I, American Expeditionary Force, Field Hospital #324, three day leave pass for Andrew U. Heim, 3 March 1919.
World War I, American Expeditionary Force, Field Hospital #324, three day leave pass for Andrew U. Heim, 3 March 1919
World War I Correspondence, James Harry Lopasser to Cora Reagan, 1917-1919. Sevier County Arty soldier. Served in the 105th Heavy Trench Artillery, Cora and Harry were married April 19, 1919, in Sevier County.
Printed French memorial to fallen World War I soldiers with name Richard H. Dickson (Corporal, Company ‘C’(?), 120th Infantry) written in. Etching mounted on board. Cartier Paris-New York-London. 13 x 20”
Apparently taken overseas and printed in Chattanooga after the war. Possibly taken in the vicinity of St. Hihiel, Meuse-Argonne campaign. Harry George Ritter was from Knoxville (b. 1900) and served in Battery C of the 114th Field Artillery Unit, 30th Division. Records being in the battle of St. Hihiel in his wartime bible.
Color poster. World War I Roll of Honor. Company “B” 117th Infantry, Camp Jackson, S.C. April 3, 1919. Includes picture of President [Woodrow] Wilson and King George. Scenes and flags from Europe and the U. S., roster of names. 18x24.5”