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Tennessee, East -- Social life and customs.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Marion Greenwood Sketches

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3750
Abstract This collection consists of 11 sketch panels done by Marion Greenwood in preparation for her commissioned work for the University of Tennessee University Center in 1955. In 1954,The University of Tennessee had hired her to move to Knoxville for a year as an artist in residence, and create a mural officially to be called "The History of Tennessee." The sketches depict specific subject sketches of people, to be included in the finished mural, representing Greenwood's idea of the people in...
Dates: 1954-1955

Norbert F. Riedl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0954
Abstract

The Norbert F. Riedl Collection includes research files on such topics as architecture, clothing and costume, cockfighting, food and cooking, games and recreation, legends, medicines and remedies, music, quilting, snake handling, and customs pertaining to marriage, divorce, death and burial. There is also material about the mysterious Melungeons of Hancock and Hawkins Counties and there is a group of tape recordings which relate to many of the file topics.

Dates: 1965-1975

William E. Bryan Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0598
Abstract

Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.

Dates: 1831-1848