Certificate of election for Andrew Johnson as Representative to the 21st General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, elected August 1835, jointly representing the counties of Greene and Washington. The document is signed by the two county sheriffs...
Duplicate form representing an official contract recorded in the Freedman Employment Office in Louisville, Kentucky, between an employer and a freedman. A specific period of employment is outlined, along with provisions for quarters and medicines,...
Governors; Inaugurations; Oaths; Government officials
Governor Prentice Cooper's 1942 inauguration, representing his third consecutive term. Flowers appear in the foreground, and Govenor Prentice Cooper and his numerous military officials are gathered in his office behind; the desk. Jacob McGavock...
Draft; Recruiting & enlistment; Soldiers; Government officials
Sergeant Alvin C. York is talking with Major Hilton Butler at the Fentress County draft office at Jamestown. Both men are in business suits and are shown with paperwork, a stamp by a filing cabinet, and a 1940 calendar behind them.
Sergeant Alvin C. York is shown laughing at some remark made by J. R. Hull (uncle of Cordell Hull) at the Fentress County draft office in Jamestown. York is in a business suit and Mr. Hull is shown in a denim jacket and wearing a leather mitten.
Soldiers; Heroes; Spouses; Motion picture theaters; Theater audiences; Government officials
Preview of film "Sergeant York" at Knickerbocker Theatre, Nashville, Tennessee, July 1941. Front row, left to right: Joe Oehmig, Governor Prentice Cooper, Mrs. Gracie York, Sergeant Alvin York, Mayor Thomas L. Cummings.
The Rachel Carter Craighead diaries span the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, and they provide a remarkable
look at Nashville life. Topics covered in the diary include descriptions of school life in the 1850s,...
Men; Soldiers; Heroes; Government officials; Government facilities; Stairways; Doors & doorways
York as Chairman of the Fentress County Selective Service Board leaves his office at the end of the day. A hand-lettered plywood sign on the outside of the building designates the office and the chairman of the board.
Centennial celebrations; Advertisements; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Eagles; Horses; Presidents; Government officials; Heads of state; Capitols; Seals (Insignia)
Printed advertisement for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, May 1 to October 31, 1897. Includes inset views of Pres. William J. McKinley, Vice President Garret A. Hobart, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.