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    • York Farm Fund Nashville Banner article

    • Certificates; Fund raising
    • Certificate to Nashville Banner from Nashville Rotary Club for the first subscription made to the York Farm Fund. The Banner had the honor of "starting the ball rolling" with the donation of $50. Subsequently nearly every Banner employee made an...
    • York family, Gov. Cooper, and crowd at movie premiere

    • Hotels; Motion picture theaters; Governors; Heroes
    • 35mm slide showing a tightly packed group of dignitaries and onlookers. Sgt. York and Gov. Cooper can be identified in the center; Gracie York is partially hidden. Red, white, and blue banners hang from the building and a convertible automobile....
    • 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.
    • Unveiling sign for "Sergeant York Avenue"

    • Traffic signs & signals; Motion picture premieres; Motion picture theaters; Theaters; Spectators; People; Governors
    • Alvin C. York, his wife Gracie, York familiy members, Gov. Prentice Cooper, and spectators look on as a sign designating 6th Avenue as "Sergeant York Avenue" is unveiled. The scene takes place in front of the Knickerbocker Theatre during the...
    • 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."
    • 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.
    • 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. ...
    • Sergeant York sitting in his uniform after the war

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Correspondence; Neckwear; Hats
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) sitting on some wooden steps reading a letter. He wears his military uniform, with hat and boots, but is not wearing his jacket. He has a striped tie. Text beneath the picture comments on York's desire for money...
    • Sergeant York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals
    • Alvin York returning from service in France in World War I. He wears his uniform and his overseas cap. His Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix de Guerre are both visible on his chest. He carries his large pack with him over his left shoulder. ...
    • Sergeant Alvin York and his bride, Gracie Williams

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Brides; Men; Women; Military Uniforms; Medals; Wedding clothing & dress
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) and his bride, Gracie Williams, on their wedding day, June 7, 1919. He is dressed in his uniform while she is wearing a wedding gown and carries a bouquet of flowers. They are standing before a tree. Text...
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York delivering his home-grown corn meal

    • Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Farmers; Trucks; Farm produce; Millers; Flour & meal industry
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York, as a miller, driving his truck into Jamestown, Tennessee, with a load of "York Special" home-ground corn meal. Four men are riding in the back of the truck with the bags of corn meal.
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals; Military decorations; Awards; Insignia
    • Alvin York in his military uniform displaying three medals: a Tennessee state medal, his Congressional Medal of Honor, and the French Croix de Guerre. Text underneath the image features a quote from Supreme Allied Commander, Marshal Ferdinand Foch.
    • Preview of film "Sergeant York" at Knickerbocker Theater

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Motion picture theaters; Theater audiences; Government officials
    • Preview of film "Sergeant York" at Knickerbocker Theatre, Nashville, Tennessee, July 1941. Front row, left to right: Joe Oehmig, Governor Prentice Cooper, Mrs. Gracie York, Sergeant Alvin York, Mayor Thomas L. Cummings.

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