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    • Alvin C. York story -- doin' the weekly wash

    • A woman is standing on a porch near a wash tub with a wash board inside. The tub is raised by laying a wooden chair on its side. Two large lard cans just visible beside the chair may hold cleaning products. The woman is dressed in a sunbonnet, dark...
    • 1939
    • Mountain maid

    • 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."
    • circa 1940
    • Unidentified woman

    • Ambrotype of unidentified woman in her twenties wearing a dark dress with lace collar, and dark lace fingerless gloves. The woman's dark hair is parted in the middle and slicked back. Her necklace and belt have been tinted with gold leaf. The...
    • circa 1855-1870
    • Jeff in petticoats: a song for the times

    • Confederate President Jeff Davis is pictured fleeing (in a crinoline dress) from an army camp, holding a dagger as a bonnet flies off his head. A soldier aims at gun at him and a woman in a dress appears to be in distress. Words by George Cooper....
    • 1865
    • continued

    • February 22 1862, diary entry - LVF writes of the Northern victory at Fort Donelson and tells that Nashville has been surrendered to the Union (actual date Feb. 25, 1862). Gens. Floyd & Pillow escaped Fort Donelson with some troops, but Buckner is...
    • 1862 February 22
    • George S. Nichols

    • Half-length tintype portrait of George A. Nichols (1845-1914) after losing his left eye at the Battle of Shiloh. He wears a civilian white shirt and dark jacket. The photograph is set in a decorative gilt gold frame.
    • After 1862
    • continued

    • In the entry Darlin comes back from a visit to town and announces that the Yankees are coming again. The Yankees burned the stables; however, Darlin was able to save about half of one poultry house, by ripping off roofing and planking to stop the...
    • 1863 April 26
    • continued

    • In the entry Darlin comes back from a visit to town and announces that the Yankees are coming again. The Yankees burned the stables; however, Darlin was able to save about half of one poultry house, by ripping off roofing and planking to stop the...
    • 1863 April 26
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1863 May 17

    • It is Sunday and Stonewall Jackson is dead. After Jackson's death & the wounding of A. P. Hill, Nannie has great difficulty when she sees a Yankee. Aunt Harriet had a baby girl named Sidy [sic]. Nannie's father brought her a guitar & she will soon...
    • 1863 May 17

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