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African American history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Carter & Dobson Family Collection (Gift of Pamela Coffin).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0491
Scope and Contents

Includes DVD of interview with Jodie Ethel Carter Dobson (1905-2002) on family history. One notebook on William C. Carter, 1844-1930, Free Born Confederate, Meadow, Blount County, Tenn. Researched & compiled by Elaine Clounts Russell, Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryville, Tenn. Contains photocopies of records (no original Mss.) Documents related to Jodie Carter and her family.

Dates: 1880-2013

Curtis L. Hyatt lecture, Circa 1976

 Item
Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 6
Scope and Contents

Lecture to a class by former Knoxville College student Curtis L. Hyatt. Hyatt was a prominent businessman who at one time published a newspaper for the black community in Knoxville.

Mr. Hyatt reads aloud an article about black businessman Heman Edward Perry from the April 1978 issue of Black Enterprise, pg. 41 - 48.

Hyatt then answers student questions, including a question about Arthur George Gaston.

Total time: 1 hour 4 minutes

Dates: Circa 1976

Inauguration of Dr. Owens, Knoxville College President, March 16, 1968

 Item
Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 11
Scope and Contents Inauguration of Dr. Robert Leon Owens III as Knoxville College President.Moldy tape was baked but much video interference and artifacts remain, resulting in faulty audio and video.Introductory speech by Knoxville College Chairman, Dr. Owens speech begins at 9:00.Tape cuts at 34:10 to choir singing "Climb Every Mountain." At 38:50, singing of college hymnAt 40:30 Dr. James Foster Reece delivers benediction - after a few seconds, tape...
Dates: March 16, 1968

Interview with former Knoxville College Students , Circa mid 1970s

 Item
Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 12
Scope and Contents Interviews with former Knoxville College students.00:00 Unidentified student speaking about Black family.07:10 Student Charles McKinnon speaking about why employers are apt to employ Blacks. Video cuts away before he finishes speaking.12:15 Student [unknown] Dennis speaking about Black family. Appears to be a reshoot of the first speaker.25:16 Unidentified student speaking on making the most of the college experience.31:25...
Dates: Circa mid 1970s

James and Ethel Beck Correspondence. 1930s-1960s.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0442
Scope and Contents

James and Ethel Beck Correspondence. 1930s-1960s.

Dates: 1930-1970

Knoxville College Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.017
Dates: Majority of material found in Circa 1970s

Progressive Business Association, Morristown, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.002
Scope and Contents

Progressive Business Association, Morristown, Tenn. Documents activities of the first black civic organization chartered in Hamblen Co., Tenn., including Head Start Center built on the site of Judson S. Hill Elementary School, memorializing Dr. Hill, founder of Morristown College and also honoring the life of Willie Perry Osborne, civic leader, educator, and public servant.

Dates: 2013

Ralph Abernathy at University of Tennessee, October 22, 1975

 Item
Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 14
Scope and Contents

Reverend Ralph David Abernathy delivers the keynote address at the "Contributions of Blacks to the Development of Tennessee History" at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on October 22, 1975. Sponsored by UT's Black Studies department.

Video has static throughout. Audio dragging and interruptions occur throughout last 15 minutes. Tape ends aprubtly, as digital transfer could no longer continue due to tape condition.

Total time: 34 minutes

Dates: October 22, 1975

Robert J. Booker interview , 2003

 Item
Scope and Contents Interview with Knoxville civil rights activist and African-American historian Robert J. Booker by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Booker discusess his life growing up in Knoxville, his time at Knoxville College, his role in the civil rights movement, desegregation protests at lunch counters and the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville, work in Guinea for Crossroads Africa, his time in the Tennessee state legislature, working for Stroh's beer in Detroit, his...
Dates: 2003

Rogers Memorial Baptist Church members, 1978

 Item
Identifier: Knoxville College Tape 3
Scope and Contents Black and white video documenting interviews by Knoxville College students with members of Knoxville-based African American church Rogers Memorial Baptist Church, founded in 1882. The primary line of questioning is about the 17th Street connector that is planned to be constructed behind the church. Earl McKelfa tnterviews Deacon Micahel Giles, Gloria Jones interviews Harvey Seals, Lagreta Wilson interviews unidentified subject who states the church has 300 members, Joseph Cannon interviews...
Dates: 1978

Sarah Moore Greene interview , 2003

 Item
Scope and Contents

Interview with Knoxville civil rights leader and educator Sarah Moore Greene by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Greene discusses her childhood in Madisonville, early years teaching, Mountain View School, Sarah Moore Greene School, her work with the NAACP. She was an advocate for early childhood edcuation and in 1969 became the first African-American member of the Knox County school board.

Dates: 2003

W.E. Nash Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.007
Content Description T-120VF Sony VHS videotape with various lectures given by William E. Nash to Sally Ealy's elementary school class in McMinn County, as well as two television appearances featuring Nash taped from the television. Description on container:Black History, Athens, Tennessee Professor W.E. Nash J.L. Cook High School Taped at Englewood School, Sally Ealy's History Classes1) 00-48 February 1986, Prof. Nash's Early Life 1887-19212) 49:39-1:55 March...
Dates: 1986-1988

W.E. Nash Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: TAMIS-TAMIS-MIC 2020.007
Dates: 1986-1988