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    • "The Second Elder," poem by John Trotwood Moore

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    • The poem, printed in the Nashville Tennessean, recounts a dramatized version of Sergeant York's taking of the German machine gun position. The poem makes numerous biblical references as well as listing other prominent Tennessee military figures,...
    • Alvin C. York's Congressional Medal of Honor card

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    • This typed, 5" x 8", two-sided card maintained in the Tennessee Adjutant General's files displays basic biographical and military information concerning Alvin C. York and the awarding of his Medal of Honor. Categories of information are set, and...
    • "Saturday Tag Day for York," newspaper article

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    • Newspaper clipping declaring "Saturday Tag Day for York." The article announces that all Nashvillians will have an opportunity to help the hero by giving money to a fund which would pay the mortgage on the York farm. The article includes a list of...
    • Mountain maid

    • Women
    • A woman standing in front of a clapboard building. She wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The caption on the reverse side of the photograph describes her as a "demure little mountain maid."
    • Mountain maid with Ma and Grandma

    • Women
    • Three women standing in front of a clapboard building. The woman on the left wears a dotted dress, sweater, and hat. The woman in the center wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The woman on the right wears a flowered dress,...
    • Alvin C. York and Jesse L. Lasky

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Motion picture producers & directors; Contracts; Document signings
    • Alvin York at the signing of the contract with Jesse Lasky for the movie about York's life. They are in front of the Taylor Hotel.
    • Sergeant York

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Military uniforms; Medals
    • Alvin York returning from service in France in World War I. He wears his uniform and his overseas cap. His Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix de Guerre are both visible on his chest. He carries his large pack with him over his left shoulder. ...
    • Sergeant York sitting in his uniform after the war

    • 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...
    • The York Agricultural Institute

    • Schools; Automobiles
    • 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. ...
    • Felix De Weldon and Mrs. Alvin York at the York Memorial

    • Monuments & memorials; Spouses; Sculpture; Capitols; Equestrian statues; Cannons
    • The statue of Alvin York on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. The statue's sculptor, Felix De Weldon, and York's widow, Gracie, are photographed viewing the statue. The Tennessee State Capitol building, a cannon, and the equestrian statue of...
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York delivering his home-grown corn meal

    • Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Farmers; Trucks; Farm produce; Millers; Flour & meal industry
    • 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.
    • Alvin C. York, Lasky, and writers

    • Men; Dogs
    • Alvin C. York standing with four other men. The man to York's right is Jesse Lasky, legendary film producer, who was the primary producer for the 1941 film, "Sergeant York," about York's exploits in the First World War. Lasky's son, Jesse Jr.,...
    • Cousins at the mountain cabin

    • Log cabins; Horses
    • A mountain cabin with an oak-shingle roof. The cabin is made of logs and wooden planks. A horse stands in front of the cabin with a small boy on its back. Three men stand near the horse: one at its rear and two in front.
    • Alvin C. York story -- Gracie Williams' home

    • Houses
    • A small one-story frame home with a picket fence in front. Two unidentified men are behind and leaning on the fence. There are three very large trees in front of the fence. Another small home stands at a 45-degree angle behind and to the left of...

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