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.
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.
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...
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...
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 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.
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.