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Farming

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Kyker Account Book.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0401
Scope and Contents Farm and store account book for A. J. Kyker, Mint, Tenn., Blount County. Farm, store, and mill accounts ca. 1918-1928. Contains entries for mill, sawmill, mules, livestock. Also one 1819 manuscript page of accounts labeled “Dandridge”
Dates: 1819; 1918-1928

Bread and Chicken House and Mountain Manor Hotel

 Item
Identifier: Cirillo Tape 10
Scope and Contents Interior and exterior footage of The Bread and Chicken House Cooperative, which sells baked goods, fried chicken, and other foods. Footage from a farm on the Clinch River where the community is working to update the farmhouse on site with an addition including a bathroom and shower. Footage of the town of Appalachia, including interior footage of the Mountain People's Manor Hotel and discussion with co-owner of the Manor about the Appalachia Community Development Corporation....
Dates: 1973-1976

Charles Freeling Welcker.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0012
Scope and Contents Papers of Charles Freeling Welcker (1809-1861), merchant and farmer of Welcker’s Mills, Roane County, Tenn. Lived for a while in Alabama, then moved back to Roane County, Tenn. Married Caroline Virginia Mitchell. He served as commissioner for the improvement of the Clinch River. Papers include personal and business letters; account books; broadsides; legal documents; and bills of sale for slaves and goods. Topics include: farming; business; navigation and river improvement; slavery; Welcker...
Dates: 1809-1861

Interview With Mr. and Mrs. H. Hamlet

 Item
Identifier: Cirillo Tape 21
Scope and Contents Tape begins with footage of an unknown man singing and playing the banjo, which was recorded over footage of an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Hamlet, a retired deep miner and his wife. Interview footage includes discussion of medical services, schools, union organizing, and general life in the mining town of Pruden. The Hamlets also discuss harvesting and selling ginseng, mentioning that at the time of taping, ginseng root sold for $55 per pound.

Total time: 17 minutes
Dates: 1973-1976

John [Slackford?] letter, June 28, 1888.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.013
Scope and Contents Letter from Uncle John [Slackford?], Crossville, Cumberland County, Tenn., to nephew and niece. June 28, 1888. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.) small handwritten note signed “JS”; newspaper clipping, ‘The Narrow Guage’s [sic.] Purchase’; envelope addressed to : W. J. Slackford, Esq., Plaster Beds-near Gypsum, Ottawa County, OH. Crossville postmark, June 30, 1888 (stamp missing). Letter re: garden; family; coal business and railroad.
Dates: 1888

McMahan Papers,1829-1923, Sevier County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0534
Scope and Contents The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
Dates: 1829-1923

Reel 2, 1948

 Item
Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.003.002
Scope and Contents The Crowder family visits and plays at the Norris Dam visitor's overlook on an overcast day. Adults move in and out of cars, one of which is a black Chevrolet with a 1948 Tennessee license plate. The young boys toss a glider. A woman holds an infant. Hubert Crowder stands by his car in a rural area with a modest house. Forest rings the property. Hubert and Gary Crowder coast across a lawn in a red Radio Flyer wagon. Partially-exposed hillsides, ravines,...
Dates: 1948

William Ballard Lenoir Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
Dates: 1798-1882