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Fountain City (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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

Color slides: Judd Acuff family, Boxwood Hall, Fountain City

Identifier: SPC 2012.018
Scope and Contents Color slides: Judd Acuff family, Boxwood Hall, Fountain City
Dates: 1950-1960

Diploma of Ella Hodges from Tennessee Normal College, Fountain City, 1904. Music Department.

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2013.003
Scope and Contents Diploma of Ella Hodges from Tennessee Normal College, Fountain City, 1904. Music Department.
Dates: 1904

Forest Hill and Smithwood Sunday School minute book, 1882-1887.

Identifier: MM.1982.009
Scope and Contents Minute book for Forest Hill and Smith Wood (Smithwood) Sunday School (Fountain City area, Knox County, Tenn.). Includes names of officers, money collected, average attendance. 1 bound volume. AD 14 pp.
Dates: 1882-1887

Fountain City Ephemera, 1950s -1970s.

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.014
Scope and Contents Fountain City Ephemera, 1950s -1970s.
Dates: 1950-1980

Fountain City Heritage Collection (includes photographs) (via Dr. Jim Tumblin).

Identifier: MSC 0595
Scope and Contents Photographs of Central High School, Fountain City, Tenn. -One 8x10” undated group picture (outside); -10x14” photographs by Thompson of Class of [19]38 (3 copies), Class of [19]41 (3 copies), Class of [19]42 (3 copies), Class of [19]43 (3 copies), Class of [19]44 (1 copy), Class of [19]48 (3 copies). -Original E. J. Graves photograph of the [G. W. Ross] house on Broadway. Mounted (corner and upper center broken). -Copy of scanned 1903 plat map of property of Howard Karnes. -“Walking Tour of...
Dates: 1938-1956

Fountain City United Methodist Church ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.037
Scope and Contents 1) July 1961 Fountain City Methodist Church (212 Hotel Avenue, Fountain City, Tenn.) Member Directory.2) Issues of The Fountain City Methodist an informational church newsletter published weekly by Fountain City Methodist Church. Issues included December 3, 1967; April 6, 1969; May 11, 1969; December 19, 1971; July 16, 1972; December 3, 1972; May 7, 1978; June 10, 1979; December 28, 1980. 3) Fountain City Methodist Church Pastor Announces ... Fall Round-Up...
Dates: 1961 - 1980

Henry & Minnie Gouffon correspondence

Identifier: MSC 0976
Scope and Contents Correspondence, primarily personal notes amongst members of the Gouffon and Anderson families. Includes some business correspondence-bills, banking, and medical. Also includes photocopy of David Babelay’s chapter on the Auguste Gouffon family from his book They Trusted and Were Delivered.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1935

Holbrook Normal College Commencement program (1896) and commencement invitation (1897). Material given in honor of Col. Franklin M. Persons by his daughter Suzan E. Persons Wilson. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2007.001
Scope and Contents Holbrook Normal College Commencement program. Third Annual Commencement, Fountain City, Tenn. July 24, 1896. Usher: N.A. Little. Signed ‘Compliments of your brother N.A. Little.’ Embossed ‘vellum’ cover’ and printed pages. 1 item. + Holbrook Normal College commencement invitation June 13-18, [18]97. Small cards tied onto larger card, with additional card glued onto front. N.A. Little in graduation class.
Dates: 1896-1897

Holbrook Normal College (Tennessee Normal College) material, 1898-1902, 1941.

Identifier: MM.nd.034
Scope and Contents Holbrook Normal College (name changed to Tennessee Normal College in 1902) material, Fountain City, Tenn.: Holbrook Normal College catalog, 1897-98; 1898 commencement invitation; May 4, 1901, graduation recital program; June 1, 1901, graduation recital program; “Woman’s Power” by Belle McNew, written for commencement, June 17, 1898. TS 4 pp.; Tenn. Normal College junior recital program, May 28, 1902; Holbrook-Tennessee Normal College annual reunion program, August 22, 1941; The Normal Advocate...
Dates: 1898-1902, 1941

James McMillan journal, 1825-1866 (photocopy).

Identifier: MSC 0176
Scope and Contents Journal of James McMillan of Knox County, Tenn, 1825-1866. Contains entries of daily events. (Photocopy)
Dates: 1825-1866

John Burkhart interview , 2003

Scope and Contents Interview with Dr. John Burkhart by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Burkhart discusses growing up in Knoxville in the 1920s and 1930s, attending Belle Morris Elementary School and Knoxville High School, Fountain City, street cars, medical school, his career as a physician at his private practice and St. Mary's Hopsital, Dr. Nichopolous and Elvis Presley, preaching at the Prebyterian Church and his work with local civic organizations.
Dates: 2003

Lucy Curtis Templeton essay on Fountain City, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.1997.004
Scope and Contents Essay on Fountain City and Fountain Head written by Lucy Curtis Templeton. July 31, 1939. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1939

"Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee."

Identifier: Artifact 2013.006
Scope and Contents Aerial rendering of Lynnhurst Cemetery, Fountain City, Tenn. when it was first laid out ca. 1922.
Dates: circa 1922

Mary Frances (Frankie) Housley Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0858
Scope and Contents Mary Frances (Frankie) Housley Delta Airline stewardess who saved lives of many passengers in 1951 plane crash and died in her ongoing efforts to save others.
Dates: 1951

Printed panorama photograph of Central High School in the snow

Identifier: SPC 2015.014
Scope and Contents Printed panorama photograph of Central High School in the snow. (1930s?) Built 1893 as Holbrook College, later Gresham School, then Central High School, Fountain City.
Dates: 1930-1940

Record of the Knox County Ex-Union Soldier’s Association, 1905-1929.

Identifier: MM.2014.012
Scope and Contents Record of the Knox County Ex-Union Soldier’s Association, 1905-1929. John W. Andes, Secretary, Alexander Eckel, Assistant. Inscribed on flyleaf “Presented to the Association by W. R. Carter, 1905” and “The regular meeting of the Association was fixed on the second Thursday of September of each year at Fountain City.” Meeting notices and minutes of each annual meeting from 1905 to 1928. Some clippings included. Most of the minutes taken by Alexander Eckel. 1 bound manuscript volume, 9.75 x 7.5...
Dates: 1905-1929

Reviewers’ Club, Fountain City, Tenn., 1917-1984.

Identifier: MSC 0293
Scope and Contents Materials from the Reviewers’ Club (book review club), Fountain City, Tenn,. 1917-1984. Minutes, history, annual programs, scrapbook, clippings. Box 1 : Minutes, 1917-1945 Box 2: Minutes, 1945-1984 Box 3: Annual programs, 1917-1984 Box 4: History, 1916-1984 Box 5: Scrapbooks .
Dates: 1917-1984

Robert LaForge Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0517
Scope and Contents Letters during World War I from Robert B. LaForge, Jr., to his wife Lucy LaForge in Brooklyn, N. Y. 1917-1919. In 1929 the couple moved to Knoxville where Bob LaForge worked for Gray Knox Marble a draftsman and estimator until 1956. The family lived on Adair Drive in Fountain City. Includes some pamphlets and photographs.
Dates: 1917-1919

“Savage Garden” by Edith Atchley.

Identifier: MM.1992.006
Scope and Contents “Savage Garden” a report written by Edith Atchley (Arthur Savage’s granddaughter), when she was a student at Central High School in the 1940s. Photocopy of typescript. 3 pp.
Dates: 1940-1950

Shelby McBee scrapbooks on Fountain City and Knoxville and area historic architecture.

Identifier: PAS 0080
Scope and Contents Shelby McBee scrapbooks on Fountain City and Knoxville and area historic architecture. Clippings & photocopies in acid-free sleeves. 2 scrapbooks.
Dates: 1800s-2005

Smith Family Papers (Charles H. Smith and family)

Identifier: MSC 0939
Scope and Contents Charles H. Smith of Corryton and later Fountain City.Folder 1: Letters re: Charles H. Smith Civil War Record Folder 2a: Correspondence re: Charles H. Smith debt (1917) Folder 2b: Correspondence re: Charles H. Smith death + obituary (1916) Folder 3: Deeds (1894 and 1918) Folder 4: Black River Oil & Gas Company Stock Certificate (1919) Folder 5: Obituary for Mrs. Martha M. Floyd Smith (1941) Folder 6: Photo of Anna Louise Smith Folder 7: Central High School (Anna Smith)...
Dates: 1860s-1930s

Smithwood Grammar School

Identifier: SPC 1997.056
Scope and Contents Smithwood Grammar School exterior sepia 8 x 10”
Dates: undated

“The Custom-Fab Story”

Identifier: MM.2011.009
Scope and Contents Early modular home company. Promoting building new homes, in this case in Fountain City.
Dates: 1960

“The Early History of Smithwood School,” by Henry Weller Tillery.

Identifier: MM.2015.014
Scope and Contents “The Early History of Smithwood School,” by Henry Weller Tillery + photocopy of obituary of author, letter from J. C. Tumblin.
Dates: undated

World War II Ration Books and Tokens

Identifier: Ephemera 2013.006
Scope and Contents World War II Ration Books and Ration Tokens. Reuben Renfro family, Fountain City, Tenn. Includes a history and reminiscence of World War II in Fountain City by the donor, Ration tokens in coin purse.
Dates: 1945