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Annie G. McDowell Postcards

Identifier: MS-0139
Abstract This collection houses postcards printed in 1906 and sent to Annie G. McDowell of Asheville, North Carolina in 1908 and 1909. All of the cards show scenes of Knoxville and Tennessee.

Brakebill & McCoy (Knoxville, Tenn.) Photograph

Identifier: MS-2405
Abstract This collection contains a single black-and-white photograph featuring a group of sixteen unidentified men.

East Tennessee Postcards

Identifier: MS-3948
Overview This collection includes three postcards depicting places in East Tennessee. The first, used in 1909, depicts a photograph of a hotel in Lea's Springs and was printed by Earle Harrison on Knoxville. The second, used in 1911, depicts a drawing of Knoxville in 1793. The third, used in 1912, depicts coke ovens in Lafollette. Each postcard has been used and includes a message on the back side of the postcard.

Eleanor Creekmore Sketch Book

Identifier: MS-3311
Abstract Eleanor Creekmore drew these sketches of people and places in and around downtown Knoxville between 1949 and 1950.

Elizabeth Vaughan Kennedy Photographs

Identifier: MS-3193
Abstract This collection houses a photograph album containing approximately 200 photographs taken by Elizabeth Vaughan Kennedy. The images depict such Southern locations as Tuskegee, Lutrell, and Montreat in addition to several antebellum homes, leisure time activities (for example a tennis match and a carnival party), landscapes, political campaigns, and groups of people.

Ellen McClung Berry Papers

Identifier: MS-1313
Abstract This collection consists of photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, and other materials relating to Ellen McClung Berry. The collection dates between 1921 and 1985.

Granville Hunt Collection

Identifier: MS-2709
Abstract This collection consists of black-and-white photographs by Knoxville-based photographer Granville Hunt in the 1920s and 1930s.

Knoxville Gardens Slides

Identifier: MS-1324
Abstract A collection of hand-colored glass slides depicting ornamental gardens in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area in the early 20th century. The slides feature a variety of garden styles, plants, flowers, and foliage. Some of the slides are credited to Knoxville photographer, Jim Thompson, and it is possible that he produced all of them.

Knoxville Postcard Collection

Identifier: MS-3793
Abstract The collection consists of 100 postcards depicting various locations and buildings in Knoxville, Tennessee from the early 1900s.

Knoxville (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce Collection

Identifier: MS-1893
Abstract This collection contains some awards given and received by the Chamber; pictures and slides of Knoxville and individual buildings and persons in the city; movie reels made for the Chamber about the city and the surrounding area; tax and salary records of the Chamber and Knoxville businesses; local publications collected by the Chamber relating mainly to industrial topics; papers relating to the American Enka Corporation; and the Chamber's involvement in the World's Fair in general and more...

McKee and Welker Street Photograph, Knoxville, Tennessee

Identifier: MS-2393
Abstract This black and white photograph shows two women and five children on the porch of a house on the corner of McKee and Welker Streets in Knoxville, Tennessee. The people are not identified, and the photograph is not dated.

Photographs of Tennessee Cities Collection

Identifier: MS-0951
Abstract This collection contains images (primarily postcard views) of 135 Tennessee cities. It is particularly rich in images of Knoxville, documenting the city and its history through pictures of airports, individual buildings, maps, vistas, people, vehicles, the Tennessee River, street scenes, and the 1982 World's Fair.

Postcards of Knoxville

Identifier: MS-3811
Abstract This consists of postcards that shows various locations and landmarks around Knoxville such as the Andrew Johnson Hotel, the Knoxville Courthouse, Fountain City Lake, and the University of Tennessee. The dates of the postcards range from around 1908 to 2013, with some of them being blank and others having writing and postage stamps on them.

Souvenir Postcards Regarding Knoxville (Tenn.)

Identifier: MS-3489
Abstract This souvenir folder of Knoxville, Tennessee postcards contains nine cards illustrated on both sides. The covering folder has nine brief paragraphs about Knoxville’s features, history, and statistics during the mid-20th century. Among the subjects depicted are various U.T. buildings, a moonshine still, St. Mary's Hospital, the Baptist Hospital, Gay Street (looking north), the Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville's skyline, Shields-Watkins field, Cherokee Country Club, Talahi Park, First Baptist...

T. M. Schleier Panoramic Photograph of Knoxville

Identifier: MS-1803
Abstract This collection houses a four piece panoramic photograph of Knoxville, Tennessee taken by T. M. Schleier in 1865 and John S. Van Gilder's 1936 manuscript identifying each of the objects shown.

Tennessee River Horseshoe Bend Photograph

Identifier: MS-2494
Abstract This collection contains an undated photograph of the Horseshoe Bend in the Tennessee River at Knoxville, Tennessee.

Turley Family Photographs

Identifier: MS-2471
Abstract This collection consists of the Turley family photo album, two photographs, and two negatives. Also in the Turley album are relatives, such as the McFarlands.

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