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Jackson (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiography of a Country Boy

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0864
Abstract

In this book, John Richard Blanton describes his childhood in Unionville, Tennessee, his education at the University of Tennessee in the 1920s, and his later career as a teacher and school administrator in primary and secondary schools in Spring City, Nashville, and Jackson, Tennessee. He also provides some information about his service in World War II and about his ancestry, including a genealogical chart of the Blanton and Crisp families.

Dates: 1974

John Jackson Polk Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0258
Abstract

This collection consists of a single ledger, which records the goods and services purchased from John Jackson Polk from January-September 1891.

Dates: 1891 January 1-September 1

Lane College Baseball Team Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3931
Overview

Collection contains a single mounted photograph of the 1912 Lane College baseball team. The image depicts thirteen African American men including ten uniformed players and three men in suits. This photograph belonged to Arthur Riley, the catcher for the team. On the back of the mounting, the names of the players and their positions are written.

Dates: 1912

Roy W. Black Holograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1595
Abstract

This collection consists of an 84 page manuscript of information gathered by Roy W. Black from issues of the Jackson Gazette in 1824.

Dates: 1824

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2918
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.

Dates: 1836, 1906-1945, 1966