Hamblen County (Tenn.)
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Includes photographs and printed materials. 1. Pamphlet on Enka History 2. Album of Enka Strike Photographs, 1950 3. Photographs and company newspapers (Enka Voice, 1967,1973) relating to the Enka facility in Morristown 4. Employee Manual for ENKA “The Way We Work”
Bent Creek Store day book, May 1796-Sept. 1797 + smaller pages sewn in the back dating Sept. 19, 1797-June 5, 1800, Oct. 29, 1803, July 22, 1804. Store operated by Patrick Nenney and Hugh Graham in present day Hamblen Co., Tenn. 1 vol. + (Bent Creek Store) Ledger Book D. 1818. 1 vol. (many pages missing). + typescript of reminiscences and family traditions by descendant of Bent Creek Store owners, Antoinette Miller Taylor. April 21, 1943. 71 pp. (some gaps). Photocopy.
C. T. Hale (18767-1944) was a successful livestock breeder and farmer in Hamblen County. The business papers and check stubs give insight in farm prices and income.
1) July 11, 1911. Form postcard from Hamblen and Jefferson County Mutual Fire Insurance Company to J. D. Wisecarver (Russellville, Tenn.). Request for assessment payment to pay Jos. [Joseph] Shaver for loss of his house. 1 pc. 2) March 30, 1913. Form postcard from Hamblen County Mutual Fire Insurance Company to J. D. Wisecarver (Russellville, Tenn.). Request for assessment payment to pay W.B. Hodges for loss of his barn. 1 pc.
Deity Wisecarver, Russellville (Tenn.). Dog tax receipt for 1 dog at $1. Shows vignette of dog head. Signed by John Hay.
Hamblen County, Tenn. Sheriff’s election, 1934. Ben Stuart, opponent of incumbent, H. G, Marshall. Talk 1, Talk 2.
Tenn., Hamblen Co. 1934 Sheriff election. Ben Stuart's Election talk no.2,"Just How Much Is A Sheriff Worth to a Small County Like Hamblen?" Mailer, 1 sheet with Stuart's photo. Pamphlet format with 6 pages, 4 of which are lists of present Sheriff, H. G. Marshall's expenses and talk of the things he has acquired since becoming sheriff that the small sheriff's salary could not possibly pay for. Tough talk.
1) November 25, 1931. Typed advertisment for the opening sale of the season (December 9, 1931) and describing the new warehouse ("North Cumberland Street near the old City Water Plant") Hamblen Tobacco Warehouse, Carter, Fagg, & Co., proprietors. 2) Book for keeping record at tobacco sales. Booklet from Carter, Fagg, & Co. Handwritten list of tobacco sold.
At front of volume “Ledger No.1” later in text “Ledger No. 2”. Clippings from the Morristown Gazette 1890 and undated, glued over pages of the ledger. Two loose photographs of John E. Helms (both printed); Morristown P. O. List, ca. 1886-1891, pp. 64-68; handwritten poetry pp. 70-72 + fragment of printed picture of young woman; “Tortures of Love” p. 74; “Subscriptions to the Gazette” pp. 80-84. (no date)- 1 scrapbook with torn paper cover at front, missing back cover. ( 13 x 8 inches)
Liberty Hill Methodist Church, Hamblen County, Tennessee. with a photocopy of an article about Frank Rightsell who carved some facsimile bibles out of pews from the old church building.
W.C. Luttrell (Morristown, Tenn.) purchased brick making equipment from H. Brewer & Co. (Tecumsah, Mich.) and J.D. Fate & Co. (Plymouth, Ohio). Mr. Luttrell sold the equipment to L.L. Powers (White Pine, Tenn.) Part list from H. Brewer & Co.
New Salem Presbyterian Church Manuscript record book from this Whitesburg, Tennessee, church with Session minutes (1840-1890), several membership lists, list of children baptized, etc. Blank book bound in boards and leather spine, lettered by hand "New Salem Church Book". Ca 125pp (ca. 40 used). Important record of this church originally in Jefferson County, then Hamblen County.
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.
The Hamblen Review, newspaper, Vol. 1, no. 3 & 4, July 1934. Morristown, Tenn. (Geo. Cathron, pub.).
11. Tenn., The Hamblen Review, newspaper, Vol.1, no. 3 & 4, July 7 & 28, 1934. Morristown, Tenn.. Paper published by Geo. Carthron. Pro Ben Stuart for Sheriff paper. Each issue 4 pgs. Lots about shooting at Stuart during rally and speech at Lowland school. (More political tracts than newspapers)