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Portrait of McKee School Teachers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3054

This collection contains one glass slide photograph of the teachers at McKee School in Nashville, ca. 1865.

There are five white women and one white man. Back row, left to right: Mrs. Ada McKee, Miss Jennie Huddleson, and Miss Mollie Huddleson. Front row, left to right: Miss Nannie McKee, J. G. McKee, and Miss Aggie Wallace. (Identification from the Album of Knoxville College and other missions among the Freedmen of the United Presbyterian Church in UT Special Collections, Rare Books Division, Call number BX8952.A42 1901.)

Dates

  • circa 1865

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains one glass slide photograph of the teachers at McKee School in Nashville, ca. 1865. There are five white women and one white man.

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1862, the Reverend O. S. McKee established the McKee School in Nashville, Tenn., for African-Americans, under the Freedmen's Mission of the United Presbyterian Church. In 1875, the school relocated to Knoxville, Tenn., and became Knoxville College. The college still serves Knoxville as a liberal arts institution.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one glass slide.

Acquisition Note

Collection purchased by the UT Special Collections Library in January 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480