Officer from the Tennessee State Guard standing at the front of the room. He has a rifle balanced on the lecturn and a target propped behind him that reads "Today - The Bull's Eye; Tomorrow - The Enemy."
Governors; Inaugurations; Oaths; Government officials
Governor Prentice Cooper's 1942 inauguration, representing his third consecutive term. Flowers appear in the foreground, and Govenor Prentice Cooper and his numerous military officials are gathered in his office behind; the desk. Jacob McGavock...
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.
Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Temple of Jupiter Stator. The sketch includes the ruins of the temple as well as the remains of archaeological excavations. The ruins are surrounded by Medieval buildings. A goat enters the excavation area.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
Strickland's watercolor drawing of the Tomb (Pyramid) of Caius Cestius, showing the pyramid in the foreground. Also shown are the Roman walls, and the Porta San Paolo gates. Also in the foreground is the Protestant Cemetery. Strickland provides...