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    • Emanuel Dupree

    • Audio files of Fayette County resident Emanuel Dupree recorded as part of the Tennessee State Park Folklife Project. Dupree, a third generation white oak basket maker and chair bottomer, describes the processes and how he learned. This African...
    • 1980 July 24
    • Promotional Calendar

    • A promotional calendar for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Each calendar month has a colorful drawing of a Centennial building by J.A. Hagstrom, as well as a corresponding quote in the lower right corner.
    • 1897
    • City Hotel, New York

    • Etching of the City Hotel, New York, where a grand ball was given for General Jackson on February 22, 1819. This item is a part of the New York Historical Society collections.
    • 1937
    • Inaugural Ceremonies Program

    • A 4-page program providing details of the opening day of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition on May 1, 1897. Included in the program are the names of speakers as well as congratulatory telegrams from prominent politicians and businessmen.
    • 1897 May 1
    • Woman's Building

    • Front view of the Woman's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building was somewhat modeled after Andrew Jackson's home, the Hermitage. In addition, the building also had features of Grecian architecture. Eight massive columns...
    • 1897
    • Pythian Building

    • The Pythian Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The building was situated on Lake Watauga. The picture shows a man rowing a gondola near a small bridge on the lake. Behind the Pythian Building can be seen the Parthenon...
    • 1897
    • Minerals & Forestry Building

    • Front and side view of the Minerals & Forestry Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The Roman-Doric architectural style is clearly shown. In the foreground can be seen Lake Watauga with a small boat on the water.
    • 1897
    • Machinery Building

    • The Machinery Building, also called Machinery Hall, at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The architectural style was an example of Greek Doric and served as a perfect complement to the Parthenon, which appeared on the opposite...
    • 1897
    • Terminal Building

    • Terminal Building at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The image features a front and side view of the building. The top of the building carries the lettering "Railway Exhibits." The grounds clearly contain decorative...
    • 1897
    • Auditorium

    • Front view of the Auditorium at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, which had Colonial style architecture. It had a one-hundred and forty foot high square tower and four porticoes on the corners of the building.
    • 1897
    • Children's Building

    • An exterior view of the Children's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, which was located beside the Gourd Arbor. The building was a two-story structure with Rococo style architecture.
    • 1897
    • Government Building

    • Angled view of the U.S. Government Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building stood close to the main entrance of the grounds near Lake Katherine. The building, with classical style architecture, had the form of a cross. The...
    • 1897
    • Woman's Building Library

    • Interior view of the library in the Woman's Building of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. In addition to several volumes of books, the room is adorned with furniture, sculpture and an elaborate bas-relief mantel. An electric chandelier hangs...
    • 1897

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