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    • Parson Virgil Pile

    • Men; Forests
    • Two men posing in a forest. The man on the left has a light jacket, a denim shirt, and pants with suspenders. The man on the right, Parson Virgil Pile, is taller and wears a dark suit. He was the preacher who married York and Gracie Williams on...
    • Alvin C. York story -- seven contestants with rifles

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • Twelve men are in the photograph, seven of them contestants. Six long rifles are visible. The last man on the right is holding the target, which is attached to a wooden board. The target itself is a small piece of paper or cardboard (perhaps 6...
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York

    • Graves; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York with brass plaque and engraved decorations. The decorations above the plaque depict York's Congressional Medal of Honor, a rifle with bayonet attached, and an M1917 "Tommy" helmet. 35mm slide labeled "York Memorial 5."
    • 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 -- stop at Carthage

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress; Automobiles; Motion picture posters
    • Three unidentified men stand in front of a sedan parked on a Carthage, Tennessee, street between a movie theater showing "The Great Victor Herbert" and a Ben Franklin store.
    • Alvin C. York story -- Conrad Pile's first home

    • Caves; Cave dwellings
    • Three men stand inside a cave; a dilapidated wooden pen can be seen in front of the cave opening. Two of the men appear to be producer Jesse Lasky and his son. The third man, whose identity is not given, appears to be wearing a hat.
    • Alvin C. York's Congressional Medal of Honor card

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    • This typed, 5" x 8", two-sided card maintained in the Tennessee Adjutant General's files displays basic biographical and military information concerning Alvin C. York and the awarding of his Medal of Honor. Categories of information are set, 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. ...
    • Felix De Weldon and Mrs. Alvin York at the York Memorial

    • Monuments & memorials; Spouses; Sculpture; Capitols; Equestrian statues; Cannons
    • The statue of Alvin York on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. The statue's sculptor, Felix De Weldon, and York's widow, Gracie, are photographed viewing the statue. The Tennessee State Capitol building, a cannon, and the equestrian statue of...
    • "The Second Elder," poem by John Trotwood Moore

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    • The poem, printed in the Nashville Tennessean, recounts a dramatized version of Sergeant York's taking of the German machine gun position. The poem makes numerous biblical references as well as listing other prominent Tennessee military figures,...
    • View of Alvin C. York grist mill

    • Parks; Mills; Water mills; Flour & meal industry; Millraces
    • The photograph is taken from a position overlooking the Alvin C. York grist mill, located in the Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park. The two-story millhouse can be seen behind the milldam that straddles the Wolf River.
    • 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...
    • Tomb of Alvin C. York

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Cemeteries; Flags; Angels; Flowers; Graves
    • The gravesite of Sergeant Alvin C. York and his wife, Gracie, near Pall Mall, Tennessee. A flag is flying above the grave. Other burial plots, the grounds of the cemetery, and the surrounding landscape are pictured.
    • Fentress County Draft Board meets with families

    • Men; Women; Soldiers; Heroes; Families; Porches; Government officials
    • The Fentress County Draft Board meets with two families. In the photo are Major Hilton Butler (seated on porch) and Sergeant Alvin C. York (making gestures with his hand).

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