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Mays, Maurice Franklin, c.1887-1919

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

"Mad Dogs" broadsheet

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.028
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Printed broadsheet declaring all dogs to be under quarantine for ninety (90) days starting July 26, 1919 by order of the Commissioner of Agriculture. Dogs must be muzzled or tied up for the entire 90 days. Penalty of $50-$250 for failure to comply. Reverse has handwritten list of names. Many of the names involved in the August 30, 1919 break in at Knox County Jail in an attempt to reach Maurice Mays.

Dates: 1919

Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays”.

Identifier: MM.2019.004
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Paine, D. “Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919: The Trials of Maurice Mays” (Photocopy of notes distributed for a talk before the Knoxville Bar Association 14 December 2006).

Dates: 1919; 2006

Powell High School research papers, 1992-1993, 1997. Janie Cassell, teacher.

Identifier: MSC 0804
Scope and Contents

Research papers on Knoxville and area topics done by the English students of Janie Cassell at Powell High School.

Dates: 1992-1993, 1997

Robert J. Booker interview , 2003

Scope and Contents Interview with Knoxville civil rights activist and African-American historian Robert J. Booker by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Booker discusess his life growing up in Knoxville, his time at Knoxville College, his role in the civil rights movement, desegregation protests at lunch counters and the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville, work in Guinea for Crossroads Africa, his time in the Tennessee state legislature, working for Stroh's beer in Detroit, his...
Dates: 2003