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    • US Martingale plate

    • Brass heart shaped martingale plate with US in the center. Recovered from Murfreesboro, Rutherford County (Tenn.), item is lead filled. The martingale plate decorated the center of the breast strap. The breast strap extended from each side of the...
    • 1862-1865
    • 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
    • Postage stamp: Alvin C. York first day cover

    • 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...
    • 2000 May 3
    • On the cuff

    • Red and khaki front book cover for Gleason L. Archer's "On the Cuff" is decorated with a circular logo in the style of a wax seal. Printed inside the seal is an extended left arm, or "Uncle Sam's 'Left Wing,'" as the coat sleeve is labeled. On the...
    • 1944
    • 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
    • Mrs. Thomas Wells portrait

    • Sepia half-portrait of Mrs. Thomas Wells, carte de visite with decorative border. The The elderly woman is shown wearing a dark dress and bonnet. Oval photograph is decorated with swags and tassels and is topped with a fleur-de-lis.
    • approximately 1850
    • Sequoyah portrait

    • Sequoyah, or George Guess (1770?-1843). Color portrait from waist up. He wears a blue coat and vest with white collar and red necktie, as well as a red and white decorated head piece, and a medallion hanging from his neck. He holds a paper and...
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    • Sergeant York sitting in his uniform after the war

    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) sitting on some wooden steps reading a letter. He wears his military uniform, with hat and boots, but is not wearing his jacket. He has a striped tie. Text beneath the picture comments on York's desire for money...
    • 1920
    • Sergeant Alvin C. York

    • Alvin York in his military uniform displaying three medals: a Tennessee state medal, his Congressional Medal of Honor, and the French Croix de Guerre. Text underneath the image features a quote from Supreme Allied Commander, Marshal Ferdinand Foch.
    • 1919
    • Sergeant York

    • Alvin York returning from service in France in World War I. He wears his uniform and his overseas cap. His Congressional Medal of Honor and Croix de Guerre are both visible on his chest. He carries his large pack with him over his left shoulder. ...
    • 1919
    • Sergeant Alvin York and his bride, Gracie Williams

    • Sergeant Alvin C. York (1889-1964) and his bride, Gracie Williams, on their wedding day, June 7, 1919. He is dressed in his uniform while she is wearing a wedding gown and carries a bouquet of flowers. They are standing before a tree. Text...
    • 1919 June 7
    • "Saturday Tag Day for York," newspaper article

    • 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...
    • 1921

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