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    • 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."
    • approximately 1940
    • Mountain maid with Ma and Grandma

    • Three women standing in front of a clapboard building. The woman on the left wears a dotted dress, sweater, and hat. The woman in the center wears a dotted dress, white shoes, and a dark jacket. The woman on the right wears a flowered dress,...
    • approximately 1940
    • Lucy Virginia French portrait

    • Lithograph portrait of Lucy Virginia French bet. p. 438 & 439 in "Women of the South Distinguished in Literature" (1865) by Mary Forrest. She is looking directly ahead with her dark curly hair parted in the middle and framing her face. Her lovely...
    • circa 1865
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 May 8

    • Soldiers are still coming home. However, the family has not heard from Brother. All commands have surrendered except Kirby Smith [he surrenders on May 26, 1865]. Nannie bemoaned the loss of the Confederacy. She declared that Davis had made some...
    • 1865 May 8
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 March 28

    • Several speeches were delivered to the Negroes at their last celebration. One was from Col. Smith and another was from Jim Read. Nannie writes of a saying going around about green, black, lime & sassafras tea. It ends with "But I love Liber-ty."...
    • 1865 March 28
    • 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
    • Sequoyah and John Ross

    • Portraits of Sequoyah and John Ross. Sequoyah wears a robe and headpiece. Has a pipe in mouth and pointing to a paper in his hand. John Ross wears a dark coat and necktie and a white collar. Sequoyah, inventor of the Cherokee alphabet, Parker's the...
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    • Log cabin quilt

    • Log Cabin pattern quilt, hanging on a clothes line. Log Cabin blocks can be placed in different configurations to make overall designs. The Log Cabin blocks in this quilt have been placed in a design commonly referred to as Streak of Lightning.
    • 1979 June 25
    • Butterfly quilt

    • Large Butterfly quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has alternating blocks of light and dark green set on point, so they appear as diamonds. A butterfly with brown-and-tan-checked wings is appliqued within each light green square.
    • 1979 June 13
    • Oliver Hazard Perry portrait

    • Engraving depicts Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819) seated on ship's deck. Perry wears U.S. Navy uniform of dark jacket and white trousers. A pistol is tucked in his belt. A large flag emblazoned with the words, "DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP,"...
    • approximately 1862
    • General Edward Pakenham

    • British General Edward Pakenham charging on dark horse. He is in military uniform with one arm raised holding a hat. Foot soldiers in background with guns. British flag in background on the right. "Packenham's Charge"
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    • Captain Thomas Wells portrait

    • Sepia half-portrait of aged War of 1812 veteran Thomas Wells, carte de visite with decorative border. The bearded man is shown wearing a dark suit and bowtie. Oval photograph is decorated with swags and tassels and is topped with a fleur-de-lis.
    • approximately 1850

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