Two typed sheets of paper. The first is a physical examination form for qualification in the Tennessee State Guard. The second is an application for state commission as an officer in the Tennessee State Guard.
Thomas Whitwell and his wife, Mary Melvina Cooper. He was 3rd Lt., Co. B, 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. She was Mary Melvina Cooper Whitwell and the daughter of 2nd Lt. William Adams Cooper of Co. A, 48th (Nixon's) Tennessee Infantry.
Publication of the Adjutant General's Office of Chapter 15, Public Acts of 1941 that called for the creation of the Guard, along with the amendments to the Act through 1945. Amendment references appear in bold.
Program to D. W. Griffith's film "Birth of a Nation" featuring a cast list; plot summary and technical facts concerning the film; photos of Griffith and the cast; stills from the film's scenes, including battles, celebrations, and the surrender at...
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.
One sheet of typed paper containing the oath of enlistment for members of the Tennessee State Guard during World War II. Also contained on the blank form are the enlistment record and declaration of the applicant.
Officers of the three brigades of the Tennessee State Guard during World War II. Three of the photographs are group photographs of the officers of the First, Second, and Third Brigades with the officers unnamed. This photograph; is a shot of the...