Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.046
Scope and Contents Miss P. J. Patterson, song "Sundown" in Negro dialect, 2pgs., early 20th century. Song is about a Negro going home to Shinbone, near the river and it is nearly dark. Shinbone Road is in Russellville, Tenn. Also included on separate paper is a poem, titled "To the Rose Of Sharon". This poem or song is about a "rag-time" dialect speaking man. Both turn of century.
‘The History of My Family So Far As I Know It’ by Mollie McCorkle, 1933. Includes Cain Family information.
Scope and Contents ‘The History of My Family So Far As I Know It’ by Mollie McCorkle, Social Circle Farm, October 30, 1933. TS 26 pp. + 2 page memorial to Mrs. Francis Pickens McCorkle (Mollie Cain McCorkle), Social Circle Farm, Greene County, Tenn. The History includes information on the author’s father, James Lafayette Cain and other Cain family members (including the Cain and Bewly (sic.) feud, Russellville).
Scope and Contents Letter, 1855, Phila., Pa., to "cousin" from "Will" (mentions regards to Mr. Rogan). 4 pgs., much talk of Pa. Vol. Militia and funeral of Gen. Bernard of Westchester in great detail. Christmas spent w. Col P. (Patterson?) who gave him a gold watch. Talk of Davy Crockett, names lots of Phila. cousins by name and Tenn. Relative Mr. Cowan. Detailed family letter. No env. Letter, 1867, Phila., Pa., to Theo. Rogan, Esq., Russellville, E. Tenn., from Bro, Will H. Both sick and Will refers to Tazewell...
Dates: 1855, 1867
Identifier: MM.1991.003 a&b
Scope and Contents Autobiographical journal of William Conway Atkinson (born 1830). Includes some financial accounts and family records. Also includes his narrative of his life, including his service from 1847-48 as a drummer in Co. G, 5th Tenn. Vol. Regt. of Inf., Mexican War; his service in the U. S. Army 2nd Cav., 1855; and his service in the Confederate Army, 1st E. Tenn. Cav. He lived for a time in Russellville, Hamblen County, Tenn. MM-1991-003 a: original manuscript volume and some loose pages MM-1991-003...