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Gay Street (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

“ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer

Identifier: QSPC 2012.002a
Scope and Contents “ABC Bible Class, Knoxville, Tenn, 10th Anniversary. Meets at Strand Theatre” Thompson Brothers, Photographer
Dates: 1930s

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Gay Street

Identifier: SPC 2006.001
Scope and Contents Sepia photograph of Gay Street, ca. 1868. 5 x 7 5/8” mounted on board. Original print from glass plate(?). Also, black paper backing from frame with sticker ‘E. G. S(?) AGG, The Picture Framery. Knoxville, Tenn.’
Dates: ca. 1868

Gay Street

Identifier: SPC 2016.001
Scope and Contents Two 8x10” B&W photographs taken by Bill Tracy Photography, Knoxville, Tenn. SPC 2016.001.001 A-7470 A5 Gay Street and Broadway, Knoxville, Tenn. August 1968. Shows Burgin Dodge, Inc. SPC 2016.001.002 A-9211 A2 I-40 at Gay Street exit, Knoxville, Tenn. April 21, 1972. Sign for Regas Restaurant at right.
Dates: 1968; 1972

“Gay Street” [color note card].

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.081
Scope and Contents Gay Street color note card; Bill Kidwell, 1998.
Dates: 1998

Gay Street, letters re: origin of name of the street, Knoxville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.1993.020
Scope and Contents Letters to William N. Sherman, Radio Station WNOX, Knoxville News Sentinel, from Rutherford D. Rogers, New York Public Library, December 5, 1955. 1 p. Letter from Elizabeth C. Litsinger, Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, no date. 1 p. Both are copies of letters received. Each gives the history of the origin of the name Gay Street in the two cities.
Dates: 1930-1955

Great Race print. (prints)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.013
Scope and Contents Art print entitled “Today’s Celebration of Yesterday, July 1, 1997” celebrating the 1997 M.B.N.A. America’s Great Race of vintage automobiles from Sonoma, CA, to Jacksonville, Fla.. View of event on Gay Street, Knoxville. Event was sponsored by the Knoxville Sports Corporation. Print by (Bill) Kidwell, 1997. Color. 24 x 30”. 2 copies.
Dates: 1997

Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site. Knoxville, Tenn. 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios. (photographs)

Identifier: SPC 2019.015
Scope and Contents Historic Photographic Survey of the Justice Center Site (downtown Knoxville, Tenn.). 1999. Prepared by Neil Studios, Knoxville, Tenn. Ordered by the Public Building Authority. Black & white and color photographs of the buildings scheduled to be demolished for the construction of the Justice Center. Includes buildings on Gay Street and State Street. Folder 1: Proposal, map of site, invoice, title sheet. 4 pcs. Folder 2: Black & white photographs. 15 sheets; 29 photographs. Folder 3:...
Dates: 1999

J. P. Roddy Photographs

Identifier: SPC 1995.003
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1917

Jim Overbey gift of four framed photographs: Spence Shoe Shop, Gay & Clinch, Market Square at night, downtown view at night ca. 1960s

Identifier: SPC 2019.023
Scope and Contents 4 framed photographs (ca. 1960s?). Bill Tracy Photography: Spence Shoe Shop, Kimball's, Fowler's, Penny's, The Knox, and others. Glass is loose in the frame. Photograph is faded and is 19 x 15" in a 26 x 22" frame. Day view. Bill Tracy Photography: Corner of Gay Street and Clinch looking north toward the Sterchi Building. Day view with buses, shoppers, and cars. 19 x 15" color photograph in 27 x 23" frame. Bill Tracy Photography: Market Square, night view, during Dogwood Arts Festival. Color,...
Dates: ca. 1960s

Knox County, Tenn., deed from Emile and Pauline Franck to Charles Kohlhase a lot in Knoxville on Gay Street between Clinch and Church. 23 April 1883.

Identifier: MM.2014.026
Scope and Contents Knox County, Tenn., deed from Emile and Pauline Franck to Charles Kohlhase a lot in Knoxville on Gay Street between Clinch and Church. 23 April 1883.
Dates: 1883

McCammon - Lowry Estate

Identifier: MSC 0768
Scope and Contents Photographs & ephemera from the McCammon-Lowry Estate. Contains tintypes, CDVs, cabinet photographs, photo postcards, photograph albums, and other original photographs of Luttrell, Sullins, Lowry, Reynaldo, Maloney, Dodson, Daffner, Hazen, Pickel, and McCammon family members. Many items are unidentified and undated though several are dated ca. 1899. Also contains a photograph of Park City Presbyterian Church before the re-building, no date. 2 folders of blue line plans of Smokemont Camp...
Dates: 1880-1935

Paul Dean Store

Identifier: SPC 2006.009
Scope and Contents Paul Dean Store at 422 S. Gay St., late 1940s-early 1950s. 8x10” copy photographs. SPC 2006.009.01 View of storefront at 422 S. Gay St., between Woodruff’s and Fowlers. SPC 2006.009.02 Night view of entrance. SPC 2006.009.03 View of street level taken from the center of the store, looking toward Gay. St. Ladies shoes on rt., men’s accessories on left. SPC 2006.009.04 View of street level taken from the center of the store looking to the rear (where the Promenade is). SPC 2006.009.05 View of 2nd...
Dates: ca. 1950s

Reel 3, 1948

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.003.003
Scope and Contents Mildred, Gary, and the infant Mike Crowder pose for the camera in a dim room. Hubert and Gary examine various stationary airplanes at Knoxville Downtown Island Airport in Knoxville, TN. Patchy snow sits on the ground. Men in flight jackets and jumpsuits inspect a plane, which appears to be a Douglas DC-3, is stencilled "Kesterson Inc." and numbered "NC52200" on the tail. Albert Lowe and another man pose beside a hangar full of aircraft. Planes fly overhead and land on the runway....
Dates: 1948

Reel 4, 1947

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.003.004
Label on Original Can "Gary Birthday"
Dates: 1947

Rhodes & Hewin, Furniture, 179 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Advertising card. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2013.004
Scope and Contents Compliments of Rhodes & Hewin, Furniture, 179 Gay Street, Knoxville, Tenn. Flowers on front of advertising card. Handwritten note on back dated May 9, 1902. Ephemera. 1 pc. Lower left corner missing.
Dates: 1902

Tom Wise Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2005.002
Scope and Contents Photographs taken by Tom Wise (1948 pictures recently printed from 1948 negatives). Chattanooga, Knoxville, stereograph. Includes Chattanooga Times Building (1948 and now) ; copy of ca,.1874 stereograph view of relics of General Andrew Jackson (George Washington’s chair, sword, cane, Bible, hymnal) and detail shots; Gay Street views, Knoxville (shows Riviera Theatre).
Dates: 1948