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    • Carlock Stookesbury oral history excerpt

    • Audio excerpt of Carlock Stookesbury oral history recorded as part of the Tennessee State Parks Folklife Project. He discusses his wife's wintertime quilting. He mentions that she hangs the quilts from the ceiling over the bed. He also talks...
    • 1980
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    • Begins the passage on Sunday in bed and unwell - past week reading, sewing and teaching the children - pleasant moonlight rides with Darlin'. Letter from Mollie about Jimmy being in Vicksburg with his regiment. - Writes of McClellan's defeat...
    • 1862 July 6
    • Jewel Allen quilt

    • Colorful quilt made by Jewel Allen. Seven rows are visible, dominated by light blues and pinks, with some reds and greens.
    • 1980
    • Page 1

    • Constitution Of the Cherokee Nation "We the Representatives of the people of the Cherokee Nation, in Convention assembled in order to establish justice ensure tranquility, promote our common welfare, and secure to ourselves and our posterity...
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • French begins by writing of an inconvenient situation (a boil) which obliged her to lie on her back at all times. She describes Confederate Gen. Wheeler's capture of about 800 Union troops in McMinnville and Wheeler's opening of their commissary...
    • 1863 October 12
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    • French begins by writing of an inconvenient situation (a boil) which obliged her to lie on her back at all times. She describes Confederate Gen. Wheeler's capture of about 800 Union troops in McMinnville and Wheeler's opening of their commissary...
    • 1863 October 12
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    • 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
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    • 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
    • Jewel Allen with two of his quilts

    • Jewel Allen standing in front of two of his quilts. Dressed in a white t-shirt and blue slacks, Allen stands on two crutches as he is missing his right leg below the knee. A white house appears in the background.
    • 1980
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    • June 15, 1862, diary entry - Discusses the Union Army taking food and horses. "I venture tp write a little in this brief journal though I may have to burn it ere long--As a perfect reign of terror is upon us. On Thursday last--the 12th, a force of...
    • 1862 June 15

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