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Promotional materials

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

1913 National Conservation Exposition ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.016
Scope and Contents

1) 1st prize blue ribbon 2) 2nd prize red ribbon 3) Sepia-tone photo snapshot from a row boat on the lake showing a man, closeup, dressed in conductors uniform and holding oars. Behind him is a large screened two-story building; a sign on the building "Hardware on this building furnished by Cruze, Lyons, Hayes Co." Written on reverse in pencil "Chilhowee Park, Summer of 1913, T.M.W." 4) Promotional guide. 15 pages.

Dates: 1913

Alhambra Court and Home

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2022.005
Scope and Contents

Six black-and-white photographs (2.75"x4.5" each) of Alhambra Courts (Knoxville, TN). All exteriors. One promotional postcard for Alhambra Court and Home, R. L. Fooshee, Owner. Color image of exterior.

Dates: unknown

Appalachian Fair postcard

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.054
Scope and Contents

Newport, Tenn., Appalachian Fair postcard, 1912. Unused card shows Cocke County Sheriff C.E. Dawson and gives all info about Fair. Reverse has short info pitch and divided back.

Dates: 1912

Berkline Corporation Silver Anniversary Issue

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.047
Scope and Contents Berkline Corp., Silver Anniversary Issue, 1937-1962 of "The Berkliner" company magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business in Morristown, Tenn., this special issue is on glossy paper with special silver soft covers and is 1/4" thick. Celebrates the move of the Popkin family to the South and their contributions to the economy of Hamblen Co. Berkline began in Morristown in 1937 with 18 employees and began 1962 with over 1700 local employees. This company became the largest of the northern...
Dates: 1962

Big John Tate photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.108
Scope and Contents

Promotional portrait of Big John Tate by Champion Promotions Inc. Autographed.

Dates: unknown

Cas Walker “Big Old Timey Dollar” store coupon.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.073
Scope and Contents

One store coupon with a photograph of Cas Walker in place of George Washington on a fake one dollar bill

Dates: undated

“Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns - The Pathway Official Passport” booklet

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.067
Scope and Contents

Promotional booklet with list and information on sites of country music history across Tennessee to correlate with the release of Ken Burn’s documentary on country music. When visiting a site, the booklet owner could get the booklet stamped. Prizes were available depending on number of stamps. Program ran from October 2019 through October 2022 through the State of Tennessee’s Department of Tourist Development.

Dates: 2019

Deaderick Building Barber Shop

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.093
Scope and Contents

Card for Deaderick Building Barber Shop, Julius Schwenke & Co. ladies' and children's hair dressing and hot, cold and shower baths in Knoxville.

Dates: undated

Development Corporation of Knox County Promotional Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.121
Scope and Contents

Brochure for The Development Corporation of Knox County promoting business growth at their industrial sites at Eastbridge Business Park, CenterPoint Park, and WestBridge Business Park.

Dates: unknown

East Tennessee Community Design Center (ETCDC) promotional hand fan

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2022.002
Scope and Contents

Printed hand fan promoting the East Tennessee Community Design Center: "Better Communities By Design" Fan printed with various architectural drawings and photographs of projects from the ETCDC. Designed by Lindsey Teague.

Dates: circa 2021

Esso Travel and Auto Brochures

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.132
Scope and Contents

1) Esso Tours and Detours newsletter. June 1935 2) Facts about the New Aerotype Esso brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 3) Now! We check your oil scientifically with the Lube-Ray brochure. Stamped Service Station No 23, Bloomfield & Summer Aves, Newark N.J. 4) Schrader Dublechek tire caps brochure. 5) Aerotype Esso advertisement. 6) Esso Marketers advertising brochure.

Dates: 1935

Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ephemera, brochures.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.104
Scope and Contents

4 brochures (Homespun Valley Mountaineer Village, Bearskin Motel, Tuckaleechee Caverns)

Dates: undated

Harrington Insurance Agency calendar

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2022.014
Scope and Contents

Promotional calendar commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Harrington Insurance Agency featuring photographs of the Smoky Mountains taken by Tom Harrington, III.

Dates: 2022

Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus 2018-2019 Brochure

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.090
Scope and Contents

Promotional material for the Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus 2018-2019 Season

Dates: 2018 - 2019

Lady Vols Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.066
Scope and Contents Magazines, articles, and photos related to the Lady Volunteers at the University of Tennessee.1) Lady Volunteers Sports publication. no date. Includes stats and Athlete of the Year for 1989-1990. 2) Page from unknown magazine. Includes team photo of 1990-91 Lady Vols Basketball team; reverse has biography of Pat Summitt, head coach. 3) Program from 1991 Tennessee Lady Volunteer Basketball Banquet. Team photo of 1991 team (NCAA Champions) on front. Handwritten list of award...
Dates: 1989 - 1998

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2016.004
Scope and Contents

Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.

Dates: 1864

Newport, Tennessee [promotional brochure].

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.054
Scope and Contents

Newport, Tennessee [promotional brochure] Features industry, tourism, industry.

Dates: ca. 1960

Peter Kern Company Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2022.021
Scope and Contents

Various promotional ephemera from Peter Kern Company including paper drinking cups, hand fans, 1909 calendars, 1912 calendar, blotting papers, *The Gypsy's Dream Book*, and cards.

Dates: early 1900s

“Pigeon Forge Pottery, 1946-1998.” (brochure)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.078
Scope and Contents

Brochure about Donald Ferguson and his shop Pigeon Forge Pottery.

Dates: 1998; Event: 1946 - 1998

Rembrandt Proofs and Aquarelles from the Studio of Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.116
Scope and Contents

Advertising catalogue - Rembrandt Proofs and Aquarelles from the Studio of Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn. with approximately 73 plates with order numbers and order information for prints or aquarelles. Printed by Republican Publishing Co., Hamilton, Ohio.

Dates: ca. 1904

Reprints of 12 Civil War Newspapers, a Centennial of the Civil War project by Royal Crown Cola, Knoxville, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2020.006
Scope and Contents Reprints of 12 Civil War Newspapers, a Civil War Centennial project by Royal Crown Cola, Knoxville, Tenn. Available to the public for 4 bottle caps of RC, Nehi, or Upper 10 plus $0.25Charleston [S. C] Daily Courier June 2, 1864 The Charleston [S. C.] Mercury June 17, 1863 Daily Dispatch [Richmond, Va.] October 20, 1863 Daily Richmond [Va.] Examiner May 10, 1863 June 3, 1862 Harper’s Weekly September 24, 1864 The New York Herald February 11, 1861 April 14,...
Dates: 1961; Event: 1861 - 1864

“Tennessee Champ” Promotional Photo

 Collection
Identifier: SPC 2019.107
Scope and Contents

Color 8” x 10” photo promoting the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture “Tennessee Champ” with Keenan Wynn and Shelley Winters.

Dates: 1954

Tommy Lowe promotional card

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2020.070
Scope and Contents

Promotional card for Tommy Lowe. Front: blue with white letters “Tommy LOWE County Clerk We are working for you” Back: white with blue letters “Tennessee License Plate Prefixes (Effective January, 1983)” with list of numbers and corresponding county.

Dates: 1980s

WBAC Radio poster

 Collection
Identifier: Q Ephemera 2021.001
Scope and Contents

DJ Mike Dodd portrait on two-color Country Song Roundup poster. Advertises WBAC show "The Mailman Show" 4:00-6:00pm Monday-Friday.

Dates: circa 1950s-1960s

WNOX NEWS newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2021.022
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1954