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    • Grand Ole Opry cast onstage at the Ryman Auditorium

    • Auditoriums; Music; Music halls; Guitars; Pianos; Clothing & dress; Singers; Audiences; Historic buildings; Concert halls; Musicians; Entertainers; Stage props
    • WSM Grand Ole Opry performance on stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. A sign reading "A service of National Life and Accident Insurance" is in the background on a barn stage prop.
    • D. C. Van Weelden

    • Soldiers; Names
    • This page lists one contact name. Mitchener has written, "D. C. Van Weelden/Nyack, N.Y. (30 Mi. N of N.Y. in Hudson Valley). Contact concerning Alaska." The page has a cut-out piece of cardboard with Lt. Mitchener's name on it. In addition to his...
    • Bars, Inc.

    • Poetry; Barbed wire; Barrooms; Stools; Alcoholic beverages
    • This page is a poem, "Bars, Inc." written by "Coyle" and dedicated to "Ivan - POW El Grande." The poem or song is about having a bar in every room of the house. Mitchener has drawn a small picture of a bar with a sign "Home Sweet Home" next to it....
    • Busy Corner

    • Privies; Bathrooms; Barbed wire
    • 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...
    • Thus Passed Christmas

    • Playing cards
    • This page has a playing card, a Jack of Spades, pasted on it. Next to the card, Mitchener has written, "#11" and "Thus passed Christmas -- As typical as barbed wire -- The cutting of cards designates selection of Kriege present."
    • Christmas Time

    • Houses; Programs
    • This page has a Christmas program taped to it. The program reads, "Christmas Time Sagan, Germany, 1944." On the top of the page, Mitchener has written, "Our Entertainment - Yuletide --"The remainder of the program is on the following page.
    • Horn snuff box

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    • This bovine horn snuff box has the initials C. K. or G. K. carved into it. A note inside the box said that it was "traided to a Yank for coffee while we ware on Picket at the foot of lookout mountain in the year 1863 or four." [Note is item tsla005]
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville

    • Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings); Architectural elements; Synagogues
    • The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Small house at left later (1905) became the home of Congregation Sherith Israel, also known as the Fifth Avenue Synagogue. The photograph appears to have been taken in the winter as the trees are...
    • Interior of the Ryman Auditorium

    • Auditoriums; Benches; Stages (Platforms); Theater curtains; Historic buildings; Concert halls; Architectural elements; Stage props; Pews; Pianos
    • The interior of the Ryman Auditorium showing the stage. Large oval signs on either side of the stage reads, "WSM Grand Ole Opry," as does a podium at stage left (house right). A stained-glass-inspired set piece is seen center stage near two pianos,...
    • Ryman interior showing backstage

    • Auditoriums; Interiors; Hoisting machinery; Ropes
    • The interior of the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, showing backstage. This is a Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) photograph.
    • Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; War destruction & pillage; Craters; Campaigns & battles; Forts & fortifications
    • The caption reads, "Trenches, mine craters, and shell holes." The photograph was taken at Vauquois Hill in the Meuse-Argonne sector of France. The photograph has a desolate,"moonscape" quality to it.
    • Captain Henry H. George with his war dog, Fritz

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Dogs; Military officers; Uniforms; Military personnel; Campaigns & battles
    • The caption reads, "Capt. George of "C" Co. and "Fritz." Fritz was captured from the German at Busigny. Besides his three service stripes he has a wound stripe for a gassing. They are standing in front of a fence. Houses are visible behind the...
    • Streetcar advertising temperance lecture at the Ryman

    • Street railroads; Cable railroads; Streets; Grocery stores; Houses; Broadsides
    • Streetcar on Buchanan Street; also shows J.A. Maxey Grocery. Rear of streetcar has broadsides for "Baseball Today" and "Hear Carmack on Temperance, Ryman Auditorium." Two children in hats stand outside the grocery. Several houses can be seen in...
    • Special Orders No. 54

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    • Special Orders No. 54 appointing a military commission to convene at the Pulaski courthouse for "the trial of persons as may be properly brought before it." Maj. C. H. Bures, 16th Ill. Cav., Capt. Erwin Ellis, 8th Mich. Cav., Capt. Joseph Hasty,...

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