African Americans; School children; Students; Teenagers; Vaccinations; Preventive medicine
Seven African-American boys and girls of varying ages display their vaccinations as they stand outdoors against a building. It is assumed that the building is the Fosterville Colored School. Sepia tone.
The York Agricultural Institute, showing the front of the school building and several vehicles parked in the drive. York established the institute in Jamestown, the Fentress County seat, in an effort to provide rural children with an education. ...
Pages 577 and 578 of a large bound volume containing issues of "The Rural Sun: Decoted to the Farming and Industrial Interest of the Country." This volume was presented to Balie Peyton from J. B. Killebrew.
Helicopters; Rifles; Soldiers; Helmets; Military uniforms; Military personnel; Rural areas
A Huey in flight taken from another helicopter. A soldier and the barrel of an M-16 are also in the frame. The helicopters appear to be flying over a farming area. The photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.
SGT Christopher Ammons rests in thick foliage near Ben Cat wearing a Viet-Cong hat. He is lying on the ground with his head on his pack, his rifle and other equipment nearby. A second soldier is behind him.
Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Correspondence; Neckwear; Hats
Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) sitting on some wooden steps reading a letter. He wears his military uniform, with hat and boots, but is not wearing his jacket. He has a striped tie. Text beneath the picture comments on York's desire for money...
Railroads; Soldiers; Arrivals & departures; Rural areas; Country life
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown bidding goodbye to Tom Watson Rich and John Shelby Crabtree as they leave for U. S. Army duty on the Oneida & Western Railway. They are shown in front of the train with the engineer and another passenger.
Pages 419 and 420 of a large bound volume containing issues of "The Rural Sun: Devoted to the Farming and Industrial Interest of the Country." This volume was presented to Balie Peyton from J. B. Killebrew.
Articles from the "Orchards and Garden" section of the inaugural, March 10, 1882, issue of the "Rural Record" conveying the emphasis placed on the growth of fruit in the state of Tennessee during this time period. On this page, comparisions are...