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Jonesborough (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Deaderick Papers

Identifier: MS-0693
Abstract This collection contains various deeds, receipts, and legal papers concerning the Deaderick family, particularly David Deaderick (1754-1823) and his son David Anderson Deaderick (1797-1873), between 1785 and 1838 in the Washington County area of Tennessee. It also includes a typescript copy of an original diary by the son, David Anderson Deaderick. The diary contains information about his life from 1825 to 1873, including his time in Jonesborough and Knoxville, his travels abroad, his...
Dates: 1785-1873

East Tennessee Educational Association Program

Identifier: MS-3554
Abstract This small program, for the Fourth Annual Meeting of the East Tennessee Educational Association, is missing its center pages. On the back of the front cover, it lists the Officers, the members of the Executive Committee, the Music Committee, and the Reception and Entertainment Committee. On the front of the back cover, it lists events from Friday evening and Saturday morning. The back cover has a call for attendance, lodging information and prices, and rules for presentations, written...
Dates: 1898 August 24-27

Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Ephemera

Artificial collection of ephemera items related to the history of Knoxville, Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains, and more.

Dates: 1800-2012

Jonesboro, Tennessee Circulating Library Catalogue

Identifier: MS-3561

Leaflet listing available titles and regulations for using the Jonesboro, Tennessee Circulating Library.

Dates: circa 1885

Jonesborough, Tennessee Sesqui-Centennial Program

Identifier: MS-3607
Abstract This collection contains a program describing the events of the Sesqui-Centennial in Jonesborough, Tennessee. The Sesqui-Centennial marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of Jonesborough in 1779. The front of the program lists many events, several commencing at 10:00 a.m. The inside lists floats and a pageant at 2:00 in the afternoon. Judge Samuel C. Williams presided over the celebration, and music was provided by the Kingsport Band. The main event seems to have been the presentation...
Dates: 1930 July 4

O. L. Hensley Photographs

Identifier: MS-1634

This collection houses a number of studio portraits taken by O. L. Hensley in Jonesboro, Tennessee. Although none of the images are identified, a few seem to have been used as samples in Hensley's business.

Dates: circa 1870s-circa 1900s