Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.
Double-sided, handwritten, one-page document lists those prisoners being held by Federal authorities. Those incarcerated include citizens, soldiers who have committed disciplinary infractions, and soldiers being held for possible court-martial.
Displays routes and distances of major cities from the departure point of the stage from Abingdon, Virginia. Smaller towns and communities near those cities are also listed with the additional mileage that would be required to reach them. These...
Family portrait of the Rupper family, from Hebbertsburg, Tennessee, posed in front of two hanging quilts. The image features eight family members. Two quilts hang behind them. One quilt features a Double T pattern, and the other has a series of...
Civil wars; Military officers; Generals; Peace; Surrenders; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Cover depicts Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee, in uniform, shaking hands, with the slogan "Let us have peace" printed above them. The remains of the battlefield are shown on the ground around them, including cannon, flags, and a drum.
Women wearing bonnets are lined up getting ready to take a cup of water from a bucket. They have their hands resting on the person's shoulders in front of them. The house in the background has a covered, attached structure sheltering a cistern. A...
Militias; Military officers; Military maneuvers; Military headquarters; Military facilities; Military intelligence
The men of the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Tennessee State Guard, are shown performing various duties which would be expected of them. They are pictured seated behind desks, on the telephone, examining maps, and monitoring radio equipment.
Yashica Electro 35 camera with which Christopher Ammons took most of his Vietnam photographs. The camera was purchased at the PX in Qui Nhon during his second tour. Beside it are film canisters with "Vietnam" printed on them.
Cover of Yashica Electro 35 camera with which Christopher Ammons took most of his Vietnam photographs. The camera was purchased at the PX in Qui Nhon during his second tour. Also pictured are film canisters with "Vietnam" printed on them.