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    • 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...
    • 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.,...
    • 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. ...
    • 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.
    • "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...
    • 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."
    • 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 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...
    • Postage stamp: Alvin C. York first day cover

    • Men; Military uniforms; Insignia; Postage stamps
    • An envelope featuring the first release of the Alvin York commemorative postage stamp. The stamp features a photograph of York in his service hat and the insignia of the 82nd Infantry Division. The envelope is stamped "First Day of Issue" and...
    • Mark Twain Hotel

    • Hotels; Automobiles
    • The Mark Twain Hotel in Jamestown, Tennessee. The hotel is a two-story building with a veranda/balcony on the first and second floors. A row of cars is parked in front of the building and a house can be seen in the background. The site is...
    • New York City Hall

    • City & town halls; Government facilities; Municipal government; Awards; Rewards of Merit
    • A pen and ink drawing of the front entrance of the New York City Hall. There are several citizens in front of the building. The inscription reads: "City Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson was presented with the Freedom of the City, Feb. 23,...
    • 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...
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York

    • Graves; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • Tombstone of Alvin C. York with brass plaque and engraved decorations. The decorations above the plaque depict York's Congressional Medal of Honor, a rifle with bayonet attached, and an M1917 "Tommy" helmet. 35mm slide labeled "York Memorial 5."
    • 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.
    • Tammany Hall, New York City

    • Awards; Rewards of Merit; Political parties; Partisan politics; Political organizations; Political patronage; Municipal government
    • A pen and ink drawing of Tammany Hall in New York City. The three-story building is located on a street corner. The inscription reads: "Tammany Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson attended a public dinner on February 23, 1819. Collection of...

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