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.
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.
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...
Military officers; Governors; Military maneuvers; Forests; Mud
Major General Allan W. Jones of the 106th Infantry Division explains tactical situation of problem to Governor Cooper and officers of the Tennessee State Guard, including Brigadier General Jacob McGavock Dickinson.
Letter dated March 10, 1943 from Fred J. Bertorelli, Brigadier-General of the First Infantry Brigade of the Tennessee State Guard (TSG), to Gov. Prentice Cooper. The letter is most noteworthy for the TSG emblem illustrated at the top of the letter.
Letter dated Feb. 19, 1943, from the captain of the Sixth Regiment of the Tenn. State Guard to Gov. Prentice Cooper bringing to his attention the expert marksmanship of Sergeant Cecil H. Kelley. Enclosed with this letter are two rifle targets...
Portrait photographs; Military officers; Military uniforms; Militias; Insignia
Jacob McGavock Dickinson, commander of the Second Brigade (Middle Tennessee) of the Tennesseee State Guard. The Brigadier General is wearing his military uniform with the Tennessee State Guard insignia shoulder patch prominently displayed. The...