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    • Alvin C. York story -- Jamestown

    • Drugstores; Automobiles; Banks
    • A street in Jamestown, Tennessee. Numerous cars are parked on the street in front of shops and businesses. Businesses in the background include Jamestown Soda Pharmacy, Central Drug Company Drug Store, and a bank building. It is labeled as the...
    • Mark Twain Hotel

    • Hotels; Automobiles
    • The Mark Twain Hotel in Jamestown, Tennessee. The hotel is a two-story building with a veranda/balcony on the first and second floors. A row of cars is parked in front of the building and a house can be seen in the background. The site is...
    • Alvin C. York joins the party

    • Men; Automobiles; School buses
    • Alvin York (center) standing with film producer Jesse Lasky (right of York) and his son Jesse Jr. (left of York) in front of a building in Jamestown, Tennessee. Two other men can be seen talking to the left of York and his associates, and a man...
    • Alvin C. York, Lasky, and writers

    • Men; Dogs
    • Alvin C. York standing with four other men. The man to York's right is Jesse Lasky, legendary film producer, who was the primary producer for the 1941 film, "Sergeant York," about York's exploits in the First World War. Lasky's son, Jesse Jr.,...
    • Alvin C. York story -- southside of Jamestown

    • Drugstores; Automobiles; Department stores; Dry goods stores
    • A street on the south side of Jamestown, Tennessee. A number of cars and trucks are parked on the street in front of several shops and businesses. Businesses photographed include International Harvester McCormick-Deering, a dry goods and...
    • The York Agricultural Institute

    • Schools; Automobiles
    • The York Agricultural Institute, showing the front of the school building and several vehicles parked in the drive. York established the institute in Jamestown, the Fentress County seat, in an effort to provide rural children with an education. ...
    • Cousins at the mountain cabin

    • Log cabins; Horses
    • A mountain cabin with an oak-shingle roof. The cabin is made of logs and wooden planks. A horse stands in front of the cabin with a small boy on its back. Three men stand near the horse: one at its rear and two in front.
    • Mountain maid

    • Women
    • A woman standing in front of a clapboard building. She wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The caption on the reverse side of the photograph describes her as a "demure little mountain maid."
    • Mountain maid with Ma and Grandma

    • Women
    • Three women standing in front of a clapboard building. The woman on the left wears a dotted dress, sweater, and hat. The woman in the center wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The woman on the right wears a flowered dress,...
    • Alvin C. York story -- a farmer and mule plowing a field

    • Mules; Harnesses; Bridles; Farmers; Farms
    • An unidentified farmer is standing on a device that appears to be a skid elevated by 3 or more long wooden dowels. A mule is harnessed to it by two chains and a rope is attached to the left side of the mule's mouth area known as a side pull. The...
    • Alvin C. York story -- mountain man's house

    • Rural areas; Country Life
    • A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. A small blond boy between 6 and 8 is standing on the ground near the left...
    • Alvin C. York story -- log barn

    • Rural areas; Country life; Barns
    • A small blonde boy who appears to be between 6 and 8 years of age stands with producer Jesse L. Lasky in front of a small barn with a gabled roof. Both the barn and its roof appear to be in good repair. Hanging on either side of the barn door are a...

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