This nine-page letter written from Arthur H. Harris in Monroe, Louisiana, to his brother George Carroll Harris in Nashville is a conscious political treatise. The author is advocating and justifiying the secession of Louisiana at the upcoming...
Four-page letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel, conveys her anxiety at not hearing from him and her disappointment both in his defeat for promotion to Lt. Colonel and in his inability to come home for Christmas. She also relates...
A mountain cabin with an oak-shingle roof. The cabin is made of logs and wooden planks. A horse stands in front of the cabin with a small boy on its back. Three men stand near the horse: one at its rear and two in front.
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...
A man wearing a hat is lying on the ground holding a rifle, the barrel of which rests on a log. Another man stands to his left. Jesse Lasky is among the ten other men and boys who also appear in the photograph.
Knights of Pythias lapel pin; Confederate Veterans 11th Reunion, Co. H, 16th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, 1901, Memphis lapel ribbon pin; Tracy City lapel pin. Their provenance is a log cabin in Tracy City, Tennessee, during a dig from 1964-1966.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Advertising -- Forest fire prevention; Fire prevention
A wooden sign attached to a carved log post built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in Picket State Park. The sign reads, "Fires Decrease Wealth." A wooden fence can be seen in the background in front of a heavily forested area.
Education; Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee
Angled view of a dilapidated single-room school on a barren yard. The building is constructed of hewn logs. Wide chinks are visible between the planks. Two rows of single-paned windows run along the side of the structure.