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Tennessee -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

"Carmack's Pledge To The South"

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.051
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Gov. Edward Ward Carmack, "Carmack's Pledge To The South", Compliments of the Nashville Tennessean, 1909. Tied wraps booklet, 4 thick board pages, with photo of assassinated Gov. Carmack.

Poem by Grantland Rice.

Dates: 1909

Democratic politics scrapbook, 1940. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: PAS 0177
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Newspaper clippings glued into scrapbook (some loose); include dates and source information for the majority of the clippings.

Dates: 1940

Governor Alf Taylor, State Officials and Employees of the Capitol

Identifier: QSPC 2022.001
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Black-and-white panoramic circuit camera photograph of a group of people in front of the Tennessee State Capitol Building. Front: "Governor Alf Taylor, State Officials and Employees of the Capitol - December 1921." Stamped on back "Tibbs Photo Co. "We photograph anything under the sun" 146 1/2 Third Ave … Nashville Tenn."

Dates: 1921

Harry T. Burn for Governor. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2009.002
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Harry T. Burn for Governor card, Republican Primary, August 7, 1930. With messages to Republican Men and Republican Women, photograph at top of card. 1 pc. Ephemera.

Dates: 1930

Harry T. Burn Papers

Identifier: MSC 0255
Scope and Contents Includes legal records; material about women’s suffrage, 1920. + One folder of 6 photographs (5 pcs.--one 8x10 has 2 images on it) of Harry T. Burn and a set of files on the CBS television story (The American Parade) featuring Mr. Burn in 1974. 26 photographs of Rockwood, taken by Steinwehr. One box of Harry T. Burn suffrage material, including letter from Mama, telegrams, and related material. Removed from that box and placed in a separate box (Nov....
Dates: 1919 - 1974

Knoxville Journal Publisher's Statement, ca. 1920. Handbill from new owner, Nat G. Taylor.

Identifier: Ephemera 2011.022
Scope and Contents Tenn., Knox County Knoxville Journal Publisher's Statement, ca. 1920. Handbill from new owner, Nat G. Taylor, son of Gov. Alf Taylor and nephew of Gov. Bob Taylor. New editor-owner announces that paper will continue to be a Republican paper with no changes in staff. This handbill is lengthy in content and is a real lesson in E. Tenn. politics as it discusses Taylor's famous family in some detail. It notes that Taylor will be moving to Knoxville. Single sided bill, size 5 x 16", exc. w....
Dates: 1925

Prints and engravings: Events/Political

Identifier: Prints Events/Political
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Individual prints and engravings of political events in Tennessee. Purchased from original prints by Frank Leslie’s Illustrated, Harpers Weekly, and others.

Dates: 1798-1881

Snider Records (letters from George Snider, Monroe County, Tenn. 1840, 1846 + Snider Family Bible records) (photostats) (Gift of Mrs. Leo Hedgepeth).

Identifier: MM.1979.059
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Photostat copies of three letters from George Snider, Monroe County, Tenn., to his family: October 1840 (Political); May 1846 (death of mother); September 1846 (death of father). + Snider Family Bible records (Photostat; photocopies placed in Snider Genealogy VF in 1979) + 1953 correspondence with donor, Mrs. Leo Hedgepeth.

Dates: 1840s; 1953

Social Security for Tennessee booklet

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.050
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Social Security For Tennessee, 1936 book, Bulletin No. 5, prepared by the State Planning Commission as a preliminary study of the costs, requirements and qualifications of the state. 68 pages cover who is eligible, what benefits they receive, costs to the state, etc. This very new "New Deal" program was not understood by the majority of Tennesseans, as it included so many new programs, departments and theories. A pet project of FDR, it was disapproved by as many people as approved it.

Dates: 1936

“Tennessee Needs a Man Who Cares ... Elect Jake Butcher Governor.” (Oversize political pamphlet).

Identifier: Ephemera 2013.023
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Tennessee Needs a Man Who Cares ... Elect Jake Butcher Governor.” (Oversize political pamphlet) (1978)

Dates: 1978

‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886.’ Alf and Bob Taylor.

Identifier: Artifact 1886.001
Scope and Contents ‘The Tennessee Gubernatorial Contest of 1886. Alf. and Bob Taylor, “The Red and White Rose.” ’ Copyrighted & published 1886 by A. Job, Elk Park, N.C.. A. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Co. St. Louis & N.Y. Includes etched portraits of Rev. N.G. Taylor and Mrs. Emma H. Taylor and Alfred A. Taylor, Nat W. Taylor, David H. Taylor, Mary Eva Taylor, Sanna M. Taylor, Rhoda Emma Taylor, Hugh L. Taylor, James P. Taylor, Robert L. Taylor, Landon C. Haynes. Also etched drawings of ‘The Old Home,’...
Dates: 1886