Tennessee History World War, 1914-1918
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Includes legal documents relating to Knoxville real estate business, A. A. Schmid Realty Co., Alex. McMillan Co. and personal and family documents relating to the Schmid, Dempster, and Culver families. WW I and WW II postcards and documents. Stock certificates for Smalley Chevrolet Co. (Knoxville), Elridge Price Corp. (Dallas), Black River Oil and Gas Co., Manhattan -Texas Petroleum Co.
Arthur Family Papers (Middlesboro, Ky., and Mascot Tenn.) Alexander A. Arthur (1846- 1912) a Scottish-born engineer and entrepreneur who founded Scottish-Carolina Timber and Land Company; later founder of Middlesboro, Also includes 3 cassette tapes on Normandy World War II and perhaps Arthur family
8 X 10” B&W photograph adhered to piece of glass. At Queen Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn. Six men in military uniforms with framed military portraits and large painting, Uncle Sam on poster. “Fighting In France” on posters and the marquee. 1918. .
Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Later became Battery C 114th Field Artillery.
Battery G, First Tennessee Artillery roster. In Camp at Camp Sevier, 1917. Mustered in Federal Service Aug. 5, 1917. Became Battery C 114th Field Artillery Sept. 13, 1917. Roster of soldier’s names. Includes Bernard J. Hannifin, Knoxville (ancestor of donor). Etching of soldiers and sea battle at top of document. One original + 1 copy . 16 x 21”
Bulletins, newsletters, photographs, and newspaper clippings for Broadway Baptist Church, Knoxville, 1975-ca. 1985. Gift also includes World War I and World War II dog tags, and a small WWI Bible (1917). Folders contain lists of pastors and clippings and papers re: the church fire and rebuilding efforts.
Camp Jackson panorama photograph tightly rolled and slightly damaged World War I
Charles T. Gilliam, Appt., Corporal Inf., U. S. Army 1 June 1918, Camp Jackson, S.C. + Group portrait [enlistees?] Clinton, Tenn.
Charles T. Gilliam, Appt., Corporal Inf., U.S. Army 1 June 1918, Camp Jackson, South Carolina. + Group portrait [WWI enlistees, train station, Clinton, Tenn?] by Clinton Art Studio
Copy photograph of Armistice Day, November 11, 1918, World War I, on Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Taken by William J. McCoy. B& 8x10” + copy neg. +letter from donor dated Sept. 9, 1983.
Edwin George Schwartzman World War I (WWI) U.S. Marine Corps certificate / poster and French WWI U.S. Marine Corps poster.
Harry W. Curtis, Jr. World War I letter, photograph, pocket diary--letter to wife in Knoxville dated Sept. 18, 1918; pocket diary 1916; People’s National Bank of Greenville, S. C. checking account book. Certificates from University School (Baker-Himmel School?) 1893-1894 Knox County in the World War, p. 206, Capt. of Co. D, Third Tenn., at Camp Sevier prior to service in Europe, gassed near Hindenburg line and returned to the U.S. in January 1919, discharged Camp Dix, N. J.
Letters written between Roy Hawk of Cleveland, Tenn. and Mabel Thornton of Knoxville, Tenn. between 1917-1921. A copy of the book My Dear Mabel: A Grandson's Lessons In Love, Faith, Patriotism and Courage in Letters from World War I by James M. Hawk based on the letters is included in the collection.
11 8x10” B&W copy photographs from J.P. Roddy, Jr.: South Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. 1917. 1 pc.; frozen Tennessee River from different views, one with Kyle Jenkins, 1917. 5 pcs.; Third Tennessee Infantry (became the 117th Infantry of the 30th Division), March & September 1917. 5 pcs.
Jim Thompson Co., Thompson Photograph Albums. World War I, Great Smoky Mountains.
Lawrence Davis Tyson (1861-1929), Brigadier General U.S. Expeditionary Force, World War I; United States Senator from Tennessee (1925-1929). These papers cover primarily World War I and Tyson’s postwar career in business and politics.
Notes on the Andre, Davenport and other families by Fred Andre; World War One experiences of Fred Andre (photocopies)
“Notes on the Andre, Davenport, Mikels, Thomas, Simpson, Bean and Doyle Families.” By Fred Andre (1895-1969). Photocopies. “Notes on the Different Jobs Held by Fred Andre. Interesting Stories of Events, Places, and People, World War I Experiences of Fred Andre.” By Fred Andre (1895-1969). (Photocopies)