Proclamation of Tennessee Governor Peter Turney, dated May 28, 1896, designating the observance of June 1st and 2nd as official state holidays commemorating the anniversary of Tennessee's admission into the Union.
Centennial celebrations; Advertisements; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Eagles; Horses; Presidents; Government officials; Heads of state; Capitols; Seals (Insignia)
Printed advertisement for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, May 1 to October 31, 1897. Includes inset views of Pres. William J. McKinley, Vice President Garret A. Hobart, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.
Large lithographic poster advertising the 1926 Sesquicentennial International Exposition in Philadelphia. Illustration is of a "flapper-like" woman entwined in an American flag in front of Independence Hall.
The Rachel Carter Craighead diaries span the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, and they provide a remarkable
look at Nashville life. Topics covered in the diary include descriptions of school life in the 1850s,...
Excerpt of a video interview with Sue K. Hicks in which he talks about how William Bryan Jennings, nephew of William Jennings Bryan, helped him get a position in Florida after the Scopes Trial was over.
Excerpt of a video interview with Sue K. Hicks in which he remembers William Jennings Bryan telling he and his brother, Herbert, that they would probably live long enough to see whether or not evolution is true.
Cover of the Battle of Franklin, Civil War Centennial, guide book and program. It features a Confederate Soldier in a slouch hat standing on the left holding a musket, and a Federal Soldier in a kepi on the right, also holding a musket. The Carter...
Monuments; Sculpture; Plazas; Automobiles; Business districts
Confederate soldier outfitted in full uniform and holding his rifle stands atop shaft of granite in a corner of the Dyersburg Courthouse Square. Background consists of Courthouse yard, cars, and downtown storefronts, with people on the sidewalk.
Centennial Park, showing the construction process and a general view of Lake Watauga and Lily Lake. The Auditorium, Parthenon, Flagstaff, Administration Building, Commerce Building, and Transportation Building are pictured. Scaffolding is erected...