Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee
Side and front views of Nelson Merry School in Jefferson County. It is a two-story clapboard building set on rock pillars. The school has a front porch, hip roof, and is set among trees. A tall flagpole stands in the front yard.
Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee; African Americans - Tennessee
Front view of Old Hollow Rock Colored School showing students and adults standing in front of the old clapboard building. All of the females are wearing dresses, and the males appear to be in overalls. The building has a fully enclosed porch.
Photograph of William Henry Edwards with reunion medal attached to lapel. Edwards served in Co. E, 9th Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry CSA, December 1861 to May 1865. He was wounded outside Atlanta at New Hope Church, Georgia, captured and imprisioned...
Sergeant Alvin C. York, as a miller, driving his truck into Jamestown, Tennessee, with a load of "York Special" home-ground corn meal. Four men are riding in the back of the truck with the bags of corn meal.
Small pewter cup with flowers engraved on the body and handle. The owner of the cup, Josiah H. Harper, fought with Confederate cavalry commander Gen. Joseph Wheeler. Harper was born in the Rock City community in Smith County, Tenn. He married Mary...
Confederate veteran Victor Vallette appears in a seated position wearing a Confederate uniform. According to family friend and photograph donor Emma I. Sloan, the uniform was obtained for the photo from John P. Hickman during Vallette's 1910...
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.