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Bristol (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

African American photograph album

Identifier: PC 0102
Scope and Contents Small photograph album with the name W.G. McNeil (April 11, 1928) on the inside cover. Includes b&w (sepia) snapshots of unidentified African-Americans, ca. 1918-1928. Lake Michigan is noted on one photograph. Candid and posed snapshots , some with first names (Marie, Willie, etc.). Loose pictures from inside the album are housed in two envelopes, one with 11 small photographs, the other with 6 larger snapshots. Two handwritten notes mention the Grahl and Wilcox surnames with family...
Dates: 1918 - 1928

Bristol photographs

Identifier: QSPC 2020.004
Scope and Contents Three black-and-white photographs taken in Bristol, Tenn mounted on boards. The frames were removed and mats were damaged. Two mats have photographer’s mark “Boy’s Studio Bristol, Tenn.”Photo 1: Group of Red Cross workers outside Six women with coats and scarves, hats with Red Cross emblem on front. One man with Red Cross arm band. Photo 2: Group of soldiers with Red Cross workers outside in street. Automobile to left of photo. Photo 3: Closer view of soldiers with Red...
Dates: 1910s

Bristol Woolen Mills Broadsides

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.213
Scope and Contents

Broadside advertising the Bristol (Va. and Tenn.) Woolen Mills. Protrietors Jordan & Pepper. Announcing the purchase of new machinery, new building on Beaver Creek open for business.

Dates: circa 1870

Dougherty - Trammell letters, 1857-1884.

Identifier: MM.1981.013
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Dougherty - Trammell letters, no date, 1857-1884. Includes 1859 letters from William A. Dougherty, Bristol and Elizabethton, Tenn., to his wife Sarah re: his work, her joining him; October 31, 1859 letter from Henry G. Deming(?) to sister Sarah A. Dougherty re: his getting married, “can do more work than any girl in the county but she is ugly for God’s sake”; 1870s letters from James M. Trammell, Bristol, Tenn., to Alice Dougherty.

Dates: 1857-1884

Early Bristol, Tenn./Va.

Identifier: QSPC 1999.001
Scope and Contents

Early Bristol, Tenn/Va., ca. 1890. Two prints, each mounted. 1: Panoramic view overlooking the town. B&W 12x4.5” print on 16 x 8.5” matte (corner broken). 2: Panoramic view looking down street. B&W 12.5x5” print on 16.5x8.5” matte.

Dates: circa 1890

Karl Wilkerson McGhee and family, Bristol, Tenn. letters and photographs.

Identifier: MSC 0433
Scope and Contents

Family photographs, many unidentified, and WWII photograph album of Karl who joined the US Army Air Force and served in Europe, starting with Normandy, 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945