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.
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.
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.
Alvin C. York, his wife Gracie, other York family members, Gov. Prentice Cooper, and onlookers are pictured in front of the Knickerbocker Theatre at the Nashville premiere of the movie "Sergeant York."
35mm slide showing large crowd in the street and on the sidewalks around the Hermitage Hotel. The Tennessee State Capitol is visible at right. Three closed sedans are parked at the curb. Several policemen are present. Most people are in...
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...
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.
Alvin C. York, his wife Gracie, York familiy members, Gov. Prentice Cooper, and spectators look on as a sign designating 6th Avenue as "Sergeant York Avenue" is unveiled. The scene takes place in front of the Knickerbocker Theatre during the...