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    • Gravesite of Alvin C. York and Gracie L. York

    • Graves; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Flagpoles; Angels; Crosses
    • Gravesite of Alvin C. York and his wife Gracie L. York. The site is decorated with a stone cross and stone angel and two tombstones. There is a flagpole immediately behind the site. 35mm slide labeled "York Memorial 4."
    • Alvin C. York joins the party

    • Men; Automobiles; School buses
    • Alvin York (center) standing with film producer Jesse Lasky (right of York) and his son Jesse Jr. (left of York) in front of a building in Jamestown, Tennessee. Two other men can be seen talking to the left of York and his associates, and a man...
    • 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. ...
    • Unveiling sign for "Sergeant York Avenue"

    • Traffic signs & signals; Motion picture premieres; Motion picture theaters; Theaters; Spectators; People; Governors
    • 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...
    • 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.,...
    • Preview of film "Sergeant York" at Knickerbocker Theater

    • 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 story -- southside of Jamestown

    • Drugstores; Automobiles; Department stores; Dry goods stores
    • A street on the south side of Jamestown, Tennessee. A number of cars and trucks are parked on the street in front of several shops and businesses. Businesses photographed include International Harvester McCormick-Deering, a dry goods 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...
    • York family, Gov. Cooper, and crowd at movie premiere

    • Hotels; Motion picture theaters; Governors; Heroes
    • 35mm slide showing a tightly packed group of dignitaries and onlookers. Sgt. York and Gov. Cooper can be identified in the center; Gracie York is partially hidden. Red, white, and blue banners hang from the building and a convertible automobile....
    • Alvin C. York story -- Jamestown

    • Drugstores; Automobiles; Banks
    • A street in Jamestown, Tennessee. Numerous cars are parked on the street in front of shops and businesses. Businesses in the background include Jamestown Soda Pharmacy, Central Drug Company Drug Store, and a bank building. It is labeled as the...
    • Alvin C. York story -- stop at Carthage

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress; Automobiles; Motion picture posters
    • Three unidentified men stand in front of a sedan parked on a Carthage, Tennessee, street between a movie theater showing "The Great Victor Herbert" and a Ben Franklin store.
    • Alvin C. York story -- Jesse Lasky, son, writers

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress
    • Seven unidentified persons (three women and four men). According to information attached to photograph one of the men is Jesse Louis Lasky and another is his son, William Raymond Lasky. The older man in double-breasted suit is probably the senior...
    • Alvin C. York story -- House outside Carthage

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress
    • Six unidentified persons (three women, one of whom appears to be wearing jodhpurs, and three men) standing on the broad front porch of a large, white, two-story frame home with large chimneys at each end of the building.
    • Alvin C. York story -- Three Forks of the Wolf

    • Historic sites; Clothing & dress; Valleys; Automobiles
    • Four unidentified men standing on a gravel road. Two are looking out at the Wolf Forks area; a third has a camera on a tripod, and the fourth is facing the camera. There is a "road closed" sign on the left and the front end of an automobile on the...
    • Joel Barlow

    • Authors; Engraving; Correspondence; Offices
    • Joel Barlow (1754-1812) seated at desk with sheaf of papers in hand. Note below painting, "From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the publishers. Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, New York. Entered according to Act of Congress AD....

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