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    • Woman with child

    • African Americans; Toys; Women; Children
    • African-American woman with her hand on a young child's head. Both are cleanly dressed but barefoot. The young child is positioned behind her toy high chair, smiling into the camera. The woman seems to be squinting or frowning.
    • Meet me at Skalowski's

    • Confectioneries; Couples; Roberts, Lew
    • Cover depicts a couple dressed in Edwardian finery walking from a confectionery. Both are wearing gloves and he is carrying a cane and she is holding his arm. She has on a large hat with a feather surrounding it and a feather boa around her neck....
    • Alvin C. York story -- sunbonnet and homemade broom

    • Country life; Domestic life; Housework; Houses; Women; Clothing & dress; Bonnets; Older people; Handicraft; Brooms & brushes
    • 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...
    • Alvin C. York story -- doin' the weekly wash

    • Country life; Laundry; Domestic life; Laundresses; Housework; Kettles; Houses; Women; Clothing & dress; Bonnets; Older people; Handicraft; Brooms & brushes
    • 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...
    • Jeff in petticoats: a song for the times

    • Cross dressing; Escapes; Firearms; Tents; Horses; Soldiers; Women; Sheet music covers; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
    • 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....
    • The Red Men's Tepee

    • Exhibitions; Fairs; Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Commemorations; Historical reenactments; Indigenous peoples; Fraternal organizations; Charitable organizations; Tipis
    • Black and white photograph of the "Red Men's Tepee." Shows a building constructed in the form of a tepee for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. A small crowd stands at the entrance.
    • Spring Day, 1927

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    • Scrapbook page contains images of Fisk students. The women in images 1, 3-4 are wearing knee-pants and men's ties. In image 3, the women are dressed in traditional Dutch garb.
    • Mary A. Mother Sturges

    • Nurses; Women
    • Black and white photograph of Mary A. Mother Sturges (sometimes spelled Sturgis) dressed in black and seated in a brocade armchair. She holds a closed copy of Will Carleton's "Farm Ballads" in her hands. The book (perhaps a prop) is closed and...
    • Jewel Allen with two of his quilts

    • 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.
    • Alvin C. York story -- mountain couple, cabin

    • Rural areas; Country life
    • A small, run-down cabin with an old stone chimney on the left. An elderly man and woman are standing in front of the open doorway. He is stooped and holding a cane. She has a crutch under each arm. Both appear to be dressed in their best. Behind...
    • The Crow quadrilles

    • Sheet music covers; Caricatures; African Americans; Ethnic stereotypes
    • The antebellum character Jim Crow is surrounded by seven demeaning caricatures of African Americans: one wearing fancy uniform and carrying sword; hunting with rifle; fight over a woman; man on boat looking at alligator; man dressed in formal...
    • Sergeant Alvin York and his bride, Gracie Williams

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Brides; Men; Women; Military Uniforms; Medals; Wedding clothing & dress
    • 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...
    • "City of Memphis" at river landing

    • Steamboats; Bodies of water; Laborers
    • The "City of Memphis" is moored at the shore while cargo is loaded on board via a boom gangplank. Several well dressed men and women seem to be waiting to board. The tall stacks are belching black smoke in preparation for moving. Individuals are...

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