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Abstract This collection consists of 55 photographs of African-Americans in the Knoxville, Tenn. area during the early 20th century. Many are of Dr. Charles S. Boyd, his dental office, and his family. Others include other individual or group portraits and school photographs. Most of the photographs are either mounted for framing or enclosed in the paper envelopes provided by the photographer. Several include writing on them identifying the individual(s) shown and/or the studio that created the image....
Dates: 1913, 1924, undated
Abstract F. H. Knapp wrote this letter to his friend D. G. Broom in Natchez, Mississippi from Nashville, Tennessee on July 15, 1842. Although he finds that the hard times are felt [here] even more than in Mississippi, he has enjoyed his time in Tennessee. Knapp does not believe that he will have enough work to keep him busy for more than another month, after which he will go either to Baltimore or to North Carolina. Knapp goes on to describe some of the people he has met and things he has seen. He...
Dates: 1842 July 15
This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to dentist R. N. Kesterson of Knoxville, Tennessee, covering the years 1894 to 1896. They contain the names of customers, the dates they came in, and the dental work they had done.