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    • 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,...
    • The Block

    • Barbed wire; Barracks
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of wooden barrack #170. Mitchener describes his quarters as including ten rooms, housing 8-14 men each. He writes,"Constructed of wood, plaster, and tarpaper - a few bolts - a...
    • The Washroom

    • Barbed wire; Bathrooms
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three sinks in a bathroom at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he writes, "Pursuit of the daily 'facial'--" Underneath the picture, he has written, "'Thru these pipes pass the coldest water in Germany.'...
    • 12 and 3 equals 15

    • Barbed wire; Prisoners; Bulletin boards; Luggage; Overcrowding
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows three more men being added to his POW camp quarters in room five, even though there is not enough space. Mitchener lists their names, which are John R. Hanzlik [Pennsylvania], John F. Hodges (Tennessee) and...
    • The Front Door

    • Barbed wire; Barracks; Rooms & spaces; Doors & doorways
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...
    • The Heater

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Playing cards; Stoves; Tables; Stools
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of a group of prisoners who are passing time by playing cards. They are sitting next to a heating stove that, according to Mitchener, has a six-foot radius. He writes,"There's at...
    • Pythian Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • The Pythian Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The building was situated on Lake Watauga. The picture shows a man rowing a gondola near a small bridge on the lake. Behind the Pythian Building can be seen the Parthenon...
    • Selected profane and sacred images

    • Monuments & memorials; Sculpture; Antiquities; Watercolors; Sketches; Sketchbooks
    • The front plate of William Strickland's European architectural sketchbook. The sketch shows a watercolor drawing of a vine-covered monument with a Latin inscription. The translation reads: "Selected profane and sacred images of Britain and Roman...
    • Exterior of the Saigon Zoo

    • Zoos; Buildings
    • The exterior of a building in Saigon that Christopher Ammons has identified as the Saigon Zoo. It has a highly stylized roof and writing down either side of the entrance. Several trees are visible on the property, and a number of individuals can...
    • Terminal Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • Terminal Building at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The image features a front and side view of the building. The top of the building carries the lettering "Railway Exhibits." The grounds clearly contain decorative...
    • Alvin C. York story -- House outside Carthage

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress
    • Six unidentified persons (three women, one of whom appears to be wearing jodhpurs, and three men) standing on the broad front porch of a large, white, two-story frame home with large chimneys at each end of the building.
    • Vaccinations - Fosterville (Colored)

    • African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
    • Seven African American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.
    • Greetings from the City of Memphis

    • Buildings; Libraries; Monuments; Parks; Cotton; Postage stamps
    • Scenes of Memphis: Cossit Library; Lily Pond, Overton Park; Country Club; Landing at Riverside Park; Handling Cotton; Forest [i.e. Forrest] Monument; Tennessee Trust Building. Two-cent red George Washington postage stamp.

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