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A Skin Game Photograph
This collection houses one photograph, titled "A Skin Game," depicting three African-American men playing (and humorously cheating at) a game of poker. Information printed on the photograph itself reads "Copyright 1896 by Knaffl & Bro, Knoxville, Tenn."
Dr. C. S. Boyd Photograph Collection
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
Early Knoxville Photographs Collection
This collection consists of a number of portrait photographs taken by 40 Knoxville photography firms between approximately 1870 and 1900.
Dates: circa 1870-circa 1900
Eastern State Hospital for the Insane Photograph
This collection features a single, mounted black and white photograph of 6 female patients and 15 female nurses from the Eastern State Hospital for the Insane dating circa 1915.
Dates: circa 1915
James Park Photograph
This collection features one photograph of Reverend James Park and his wife, Phebe, in their residence.
Dates: circa 1900
- Photographs. 3
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Photographs -- 20th century. 2
- African American physicians -- History. 1
- African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Dentists -- Tennessee. 1
- First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 1
- Fraternal organizations. 1
- Hospitals -- Tennessee. 1
- Photographers -- Tennessee. 1
- Photography -- Studios and dark rooms. 1
- Portrait photography -- Tennessee. 1
- Portrait photography -- United States. 1
- Psychiatry -- History. 1
- Tennessee, East. 1 ∧ less