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Agricultural Worker Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2520
Abstract

This collection contains two copies of two photographs of an African-American agricultural worker, carrying a cut Cream of Wheat box with nails poked through and filled with cut sunflower heads.

Dates: circa 1930

Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0334
Abstract The Civil Rights Collection brings together papers and publications from individuals and organizations, as well as over fifty hours of taped interviews with civil rights participants. Individuals include Charles Haynie, Buford Posey, Sidney Redmond, Walter and Elizabeth Rogers, and Claude Williams, among others. Organizations include ACLU, CORE, SCEF, SRC, and several others. The collection includes a wealth of pamphlets, organized by topic, and newsletters, organized by title. Documents...
Dates: 1910-1979

East Tennessee Farmer's Convention Program and Proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0633
Abstract

This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.

Dates: 1872, 1920-1928, 1937, 1939-1941

Union of Reformers Leaflet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3589
Abstract This leaflet presents the result of the December 24, 1849, meeting of the Land Reformers, held in New York City. At that meeting, members called for a political convention in April to support candidates who agree with their goals, listed their four goals, and reported on progress toward them. The four goals of the Land Reformers are that public land be given to settlers instead of being sold, that limits be placed on the quantity of land held by an individual, that homesteads be exempt from...
Dates: 1850 February