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    • Women walking down the riverbank

    • African Americans; Women; Waterfronts; Steamboats; Rivers
    • A group of women are walking down the bank of a river. A steamboat can be seen docking at the river. The women are wearing long dresses and hats. The steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
    • Exterior of the Ryman Auditorium and Opry Gift Shop

    • Auditoriums; Historic buildings; Architectural elements; Concert halls
    • Exterior of the Ryman Auditorium. Signs for WSM Grand Ole Opry, Grand Ole Opry House, and National Life & Accident Insurance Company can be seen on the building's exterior.; On an adjacent building are signs for Allright Auto Park, Opry Park, and...
    • Ryman Auditorium interior, Hardeman's Tabernacle Sermons

    • Auditoriums; Historic buildings; Concert halls
    • Ryman Auditorium interior, from Hardeman's Tabernacle Sermons, Volume 1, by N. B. Hardeman, image facing page 15. The full congregation can be seen in the balcony and the floor with several individuals on the railed stage in the center. The...
    • Homemade Crib

    • Backyards; Child rearing; Domestic life; Children's furniture
    • View of two women who are outdoors watching a baby in a crib. Also shown is a clothesline with two quilts/blankets at the side of a house where a tub sits to collect water. A bed spring can be seen leaning against the house.
    • The Front Door

    • Barbed wire; Barracks; Rooms & spaces; Doors & doorways
    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the interior of a POW barrack. A row of doors can be seen. Mitchener has written, "On the left - the 'little girls' room' - as you enter...The Front Door. The hall is swept, at...
    • Resting a Bit

    • Barbed wire; Rooms & spaces; Prisoners; Windows; Rugs; Furniture
    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a bedroom in what appears to be a private home. One prisoner can be seen by the bed, resting. Mitchener writes,"About thirteen hours later & 29 km. -- 'Resting a Bit' - In the hamlet of Freiwaldau, the caravan...
    • Martin College, Pulaski, Tenn.

    • Buildings; Universities & colleges; Martin College (Pulaski, Tenn.)
    • Colorized photograph of graduates and other students standing in front of Martin College. Green one-cent George Washington postal stamp is glued on upside down on message side. Handwritten note, "Can you find Lizzie Grey on this?".
    • Time marches on

    • Calendars; Music; Soldiers; Armistices; Arms & armament; Minstrel shows; Music; Track athletics; Doves
    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II shows calendar images, each with a particular date enlarged and circled. He has drawn images next to the calendar pages, including a picture of a track and field athlete, a soldier, a minstrel...
    • Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

    • Campaigns & battles; Surrenders; Battlefields; Art
    • Engraving entitled "Surrender of Lord Cornwallis". The engraving depicts Cornwallis' sword being surrendered to Washington by three British officers. Washington and three of his men stand ready to accept with the American flag flying behind them. ...
    • Independence Hall

    • Capitols; Government facilities
    • The image is of a reddish hue and pictures Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The text indicates that this is where Andrew Jackson represented Tennessee from 1796 to 1798 as Congressman and Senator. The print was inspired by an image from the...
    • A monkey meeting

    • Caricatures; Evolution; Monkeys; Correspondence; Public speaking
    • Caricature of a politician addressing an audience of monkeys from a cracker box platform. The monkeys beg for food while the largest of them warns the others to "pay no attention to that boob, he thinks you can vote." Accompanying the caricature...
    • Mister, you're wanted if you can take it

    • Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons; Propaganda; Publicity; Public opinion; Slogans; Press; Insignia; Bayonets
    • Political cartoon featureing a uniformed Tennessee State Guard member crouched with his bayonet at the ready. The backdrop is the emblem for the State Guard. A list appears at the top right of the types of drills and skills that are involved. The...
    • Alvin C. York story -- Conrad Pile's first home

    • Caves; Cave dwellings
    • Three men stand inside a cave; a dilapidated wooden pen can be seen in front of the cave opening. Two of the men appear to be producer Jesse Lasky and his son. The third man, whose identity is not given, appears to be wearing a hat.

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