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.
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, 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. ...
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 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...
Railroads; Soldiers; Arrivals & departures; Rural areas; Country life
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown bidding goodbye to Tom Watson Rich and John Shelby Crabtree as they leave for U. S. Army duty on the Oneida & Western Railway. They are shown in front of the train with the engineer and another passenger.
Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Government officials; Government facilities; Stairways; Doors & doorways
York as Chairman of the Fentress County Selective Service Board leaves his office at the end of the day. A hand-lettered plywood sign on the outside of the building designates the office and the chairman of the board.
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.
Parson Pile's store near the Wolf River in Pall Mall, Tennessee. The store appears to be abandoned and has no signage. The wood paneling and wooden porches are sagging and weathered, and several porch floorboards are missing.
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown laughing at some remark made by J. R. Hull (uncle of Cordell Hull) at the Fentress County draft office in Jamestown. York is in a business suit and Mr. Hull is shown in a denim jacket and wearing a leather mitten.
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,...
A woman standing in front of a clapboard building. She wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The caption on the reverse side of the photograph describes her as a "demure little mountain maid."
The Mark Twain Hotel in Jamestown, Tennessee. The hotel is a two-story building with a veranda/balcony on the first and second floors. A row of cars is parked in front of the building and a house can be seen in the background. The site is...
Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.