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    • Interior of the Ryman Auditorium

    • Auditoriums; Benches; Stages (Platforms); Theater curtains; Historic buildings; Concert halls; Architectural elements; Stage props; Pews; Pianos
    • The interior of the Ryman Auditorium showing the stage. Large oval signs on either side of the stage reads, "WSM Grand Ole Opry," as does a podium at stage left (house right). A stained-glass-inspired set piece is seen center stage near two pianos,...
    • 4th Avenue entrance to the Ryman Auditorium

    • Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings); Architectural elements; Stone carving; Doors & doorways
    • Entrance on the east (4th Avenue) side of the Ryman Auditorium. Next to the entrance is a sign which reads: "WSM 'Grand Ole Opry' Tours Tickets On Sale At Box Office." Entrance is now covered by 2-story addition built in 1994. Photograph labeled...
    • Ryman Auditorium interior, Hardeman's Tabernacle Sermons

    • Auditoriums; Historic buildings; Concert halls
    • Ryman Auditorium interior, from Hardeman's Tabernacle Sermons, Volume 1, by N. B. Hardeman, image facing page 15. The full congregation can be seen in the balcony and the floor with several individuals on the railed stage in the center. The...
    • Tammany Hall, New York City

    • Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
    • A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...
    • Kriege Klarion

    • Ball & chain; Eagles; Tree stumps
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows two different images. The first is an eagle with a ball and chain on its feet. A banner, "Kriege Klarion," is pictured below the eagle, and the words, "To preserve the democratic, its...
    • Baltimore City Assembly Room and Library

    • Banquet halls; Banquets; Private libraries; Awards
    • A pen and ink drawing of the Baltimore City Assembly Room. Shows a large two-story Georgian building. On the roof is an American flag. The caption reads: "City Assembly Room and Library, Baltimore, Md., where a banquet was given Andrew Jackson,...
    • News Room

    • Barbed wire; Maps
    • This page includes a drawing of a newsroom. Mitchener has drawn a world map that is posted on a blackboard. Underneath the title, "News Room," he has listed three categories: "Latest News," "From the Front," and "Kriege Rules." The "Latest News"...
    • Comes September

    • Birthdays; Packaging; Rocks; Potatoes
    • This page has a piece of light blue paper taped to it that reads, "Happy Birthday 'Mitch' from Room 2." He then writes, "And in the package a potato and a rock." He has drawn a picture of both these items.
    • Ex-President Johnson broadside

    • Broadsides
    • Broadside reads, "Ex-President Johnson Has accepted an invitation to address the people of Lincoln County, at Fayetteville, On Tuesday, July 13th 1869. Come hear him! Printed at the Observer Office, Fayetteville, Tenn."
    • A monkey meeting

    • Caricatures; Evolution; Monkeys; Correspondence; Public speaking
    • Caricature of a politician addressing an audience of monkeys from a cracker box platform. The monkeys beg for food while the largest of them warns the others to "pay no attention to that boob, he thinks you can vote." Accompanying the caricature...
    • Saturday Nite Jamboree

    • Certificates; Awards; Music
    • This page includes a mock certificate or award that Mitchener has given to himself for winning the "So You Want to Lead the Band" quiz program. The certificate reads,"Saturday Nite Jamboree - This is to Certify that Hardy A. Mitchener is Hep to...
    • New York City Hall

    • City & town halls; Government facilities; Municipal government; Awards; Rewards of Merit
    • A pen and ink drawing of the front entrance of the New York City Hall. There are several citizens in front of the building. The inscription reads: "City Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson was presented with the Freedom of the City, Feb. 23,...
    • Hand-painted sash

    • Clothing & dress
    • Hand-painted sash in honor of Mrs. William McKinley's visit to the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The sash reads "Woman's Department, Tennessee Centennial, In honor of Mrs. McKinley, June 12 1897." The name tag reads "Miss Mary Bass."
    • Dining hall, Powell's Station, TN

    • Conservation of natural resources
    • Civilian Conservation Corps dining hall in Powells Station, Tennessee. An inscription on the back reads: "This camp on Morris Freeway Hwy #441 at Knox & Anderson county line." "Sent by Otto F. Haslbauer Norris" is also written on the back of the...
    • Letter to Hardy Mitchener

    • Correspondence
    • This page includes a letter to Hardy Mitchener dated August 14. The letter reads, "I was in Nashville months ago, called your house and then didn't write. I have been so busy - Where are you stationed now and where will you be Labor Day Week-end?...
    • Robinson's Drug Store

    • Drugstores; Soda fountains; Medicines
    • Photo postcard of the front entrance of Robinson's Drug Store. The postcard reads, "Where the Scopes Evolution Case Started. Robinson's Drug Store, Dayton, Tennessee."

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