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    • 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....
    • Woman's Building Library

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Events; Fairs; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Libraries; Sculpture; Bas-reliefs; Chandeliers; Armor
    • Interior view of the library in the Woman's Building of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. In addition to several volumes of books, the room is adorned with furniture, sculpture and an elaborate bas-relief mantel. An electric chandelier hangs...
    • Woman's Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Columns
    • Front view of the Woman's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building was somewhat modeled after Andrew Jackson's home, the Hermitage. In addition, the building also had features of Grecian architecture. Eight massive columns...
    • Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia

    • Hotels; Awards; Banquet halls; Banquets; Rewards of merit
    • A pen and ink drawing showing the front of Washington Hall and the adjoining hotel. Both are two-story buildings. The caption reads: Washington Hall and Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa., where Andrew Jackson was banqueted February 1819. Collection of the...
    • W. Spain's Palace of Illusions and Mirrors

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Midways; Mirrors; Entertainment; Optical illusions; Celebrations; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Forensic photographs
    • Front view of the castle-like structure of W. Spain's Palace of Illusions and Mirror Maze, featured in the Vanity Fair area of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, 1897. A number of men and women are standing at the entrance area, surrounded by...
    • 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.
    • U.S. Quartermaster warehouse

    • Soldiers; Military uniforms; Warehouses
    • U.S. Quartermaster warehouse in Nashville. Barrels lie near the left of the building, and a guard with a bayonet fixed on his rifle stands in the foreground. The Capitol and several downtown buildings can be seen in the background.
    • Transportation Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Gazebos
    • Angled view of the Transportation Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Constructed in the Italian Renaissance style, the building had a very simplistic appearance. A gazebo stands in the forefront.
    • 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. ...
    • 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.'...
    • The Shower Room

    • Barbed wire; Bathtubs & showers; Pipes (Conduits)
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the showers at the POW camp. On the top of the image, he has written, "For 'cleanliness is next to godliness.'" Underneath the drawing, he has mentioned that the shower room is...


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