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    • "That's My Weakness Now"

    • Scrapbook page featuring at center a landscape drawing with trees, a creek, and the sun. A tiny photograph of an African-American couple has been pasted onto the landscape amidst the trees. The remainder of the page includes the text, "That's my...
    • circa 1928
    • A Corner of the Library

    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the library at the POW camp. On the top of the page, he has written,"For a little learning is a dangerous thing." Underneath this, he has drawn a picture of books on shelves and...
    • 1944-1945
    • A monkey meeting

    • Caricature of a politician addressing an audience of monkeys from a cracker box platform. The monkeys beg for food while the largest of them warns the others to "pay no attention to that boob, he thinks you can vote." Accompanying the caricature...
    • 1925 August 21
    • Alvin C. York story -- drawing a bead

    • A man in hat and glasses is lying on the ground holding a rifle, with the barrel of the rifle resting on a log. A second man is sitting to his left with a long straight stick in his left hand. Eight other men and boys also appear in the photograph...
    • 1939
    • Andrew Jackson Postage Stamp

    • A pen and ink drawing of the 1861 postage stamp honoring Andrew Jackson. The authentic stamp is surrounded by the drawing. The caption reads: "Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the U.S.A.,1829-1837. Postage Stamp with Portrait of Andrew Jackson...
    • 1937
    • Andrew Jackson's private coach

    • This etching shows the private coach of Andrew Jackson as it appeared to Bernardt Wall on his visit to the Hermitage Farm, as he called the property. The door, to the coach, is open and the steps are down. This drawing was made available through...
    • 1937
    • Architectural drawing

    • This architectural drawing was found among materials bought at estate sale at the Thomas house in Lebanon. A daughter of the Thomas family married William Williamson's son who was the second husband of Mattie Ready Morgan (formerly married to John...
    • 1870 January 12
    • Board!

    • This page in Mitchener's diary shows a drawing of two train cars with "40 Hommes 8 Cheveaux"(40 men 8 horses) written on one of the cars. Mitchener writes,"As you approach the 'Zug' [train] Yards - Spremburg---'Board!' Fifty-six men per car--Hardly...
    • 1944-1945
    • Brass container

    • The top of this container is labeled "The Holmes Booth & Haydens Co., Manufacturers New York" and "Round Heads". It features a star with a 4 inside it. This container likely held brass fasteners. Included with the container is a note that says...
    • unknown
    • Busy Corner

    • This page in Mitchener's diary from World War II includes a drawing of the toilet facilities at the camp. On the top of the page, he has written, "The Germans had a name for it. 'Abort' ---" Underneath the drawing, he has written, "Busy Corner (3...
    • 1944-1945
    • Capitol, Washington D.C.

    • A pen and ink drawing of the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. The drawing shows both houses of Congress and the rotunda before the dome was built. The caption reads: "The Capitol, Washington D.C. where Andrew Jackson sat as U.S....
    • 1937
    • Casey Jones the brave engineer

    • Cover shows a drawing of locomotive number 5, with photographs of two men (presumably the songwriters) in railroad gear inserted in what appear to be engine windows. "Words by T. Lawrence Seibert, music by Eddie Newton." "The only comedy railroad...
    • 1909
    • continued

    • L.V.F. writes thatYankees intended to burn up this end of town because it was illuminated when Forrest brought the prisoners up from Murfreesboro. The illumination was because Gen. Forrest had requested that the citizens have water set out all...
    • 1862 October 7

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