Broadside advertising a three-day fair to be staged at the Fayetteville Fairgrounds beginning October 10, 1872. This was to be the first annual fair of the Tennessee Colored Agricultural and Mechanical Association to be held in Fayetteville. ...
Broadsides; announcements; pancakes & waffles; sausages; coffee; fund raising
Broadside advertising an "Aunt Jemima Pancake and Tennessee Pride Sausage Supper" sponsored in support of Meharry Medical College by the Meharry Wives Club. Included is a list of the donors who supplied the food.
Letter from Assistant Adjutant General W. T. Clarke from the War Department, Office of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land, concerning the terms of returning the home of J. E. Bailey to its owner after the army used it as a hospital.
Sheet music covers; Music publishing industry; Music title pages
Sheet music cover and lyrics of the "comic song" called "The Carpetbagger." Cover shows a drawing of a carpetbagger with the spoils of Reconstruction in a large carpetbag. The song is dedicated to General Ben Butler.
Six pages of testimony by a black man named Albert Harris who witnessed the race riots that took place in Memphis (Tenn.) in May 1866. The testimony was presented to a U. S. congressional committee appointed to investigate the riots.
Two pages of testimony by Lavinia Goodell, a black woman whose husband was killed duruing the 1866 race riots in Memphis (Tenn.). The testimony was presented to a U. S. congressional committee appointed to investigate the cause of the riots.