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    • 30th Division salvage dump

    • Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Artillery (Weaponry); Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Salvage; Arms & armament
    • 30th Division salvage dump for material and equipment hastily gathered up on the battlefield in France. A group of soldiers are going through items in the dump to determine what they can use in the future. This dump is located next to a brick...
    • 4th Avenue entrance to the Ryman Auditorium

    • Auditoriums; Concert halls; Historic buildings; Tabernacles (Buildings); Architectural elements; Stone carving; Doors & doorways
    • Entrance on the east (4th Avenue) side of the Ryman Auditorium. Next to the entrance is a sign which reads: "WSM 'Grand Ole Opry' Tours Tickets On Sale At Box Office." Entrance is now covered by 2-story addition built in 1994. Photograph labeled...
    • [Hale School]  Lillard School

    • Schools; Rural schools; Educational facilities
    • Listed as the Lillard School in the State Board of Education Records, this photograph has been identified by Maryville natives as the William J. Hale School. The building is a large imposing brick structure situated on a hill. At the time the...
    • "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...
    • "City of Savannah"

    • Steamboats; Stern wheelers; African Americans
    • "City of Savannah," a stern wheeler steamboat, plowing through the water belching smoke through the tall stacks. Some individuals are shown on the decks. One lifeboat is visible on one of the decks.
    • "Dead End" Ypres

    • War; War damage; Canals; World War, 1914-1918
    • This photograph is taken of the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal and looking southeast. Pictured are a factory chimney, the remains of the tower of "Cloth Hall," the first aid station, and Rue de Dixmude.
    • "Dead End" Ypres

    • War; World War, 1914-1918; Canals; Barracks; Military camps; Officers' quarters; Mess halls
    • This photograph features the "Dead End" of the Ypres Canal in the foreground of the image. Behind it appears the officers' and noncommissioned officers' billets and the mess hall. The caption reads: "All comforts of home. Roulette, Tea and boating...
    • "Roustabouts" on deck of steamboat

    • African Americans; Waterfronts; Labor supply; Men; Laborers
    • Four African-American men relax on the deck of a riverboat. The man in front wears blue jeans, vest, coat, and boots. The man in back wears overalls and a plaid shirt. Visible in the background are stacked wooden boxes.
    • "That's My Weakness Now"

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    • 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...
    • A mule-powered ferry boat at river landing

    • Mules; Kettles; Rocks; Waterfronts; Rivers; African Americans; Men; Boats; Dwellings
    • A waterfront view showing three African American men. One man sits at the edge of the river near a mule-powered ferry. The second man is on the ferry with two mules. The third man sits above the bank on a cliff. Rocks, driftwood and a large iron...
    • A river landing scene

    • African Americans; Men; Waterfronts
    • Four men, three of them American American, load and unload goods at a river landing. The men are using a gangplank to access the riverboat. One man holds chickens and a package in his hand. A riverboat captain stands in the background.
    • Aaron Burr

    • Vice presidents; Politicians
    • Portrait of Aaron Burr (1756-1836), taken from James Parton's Life and Times of Aaron Burr (published 1858). Portrait is a bust, profile looking right. Text underneath reads, "from James Patterson's Life of Aaron Burr, published 18558. A. Burr"
    • Aerial View of war-damaged French city

    • War; Aerial views; Cities & towns; Houses; Buildings; Reparations; Campaigns & battles; War destruction & pillage; World War, 1914-1918
    • The caption reads. "Airplane picture of one of the towns France asked indemnity for." Many of the buildings in the photograph appear to be destroyed completely or bombed out from battle.
    • Alfred Jackson sitting in his cabin at the Hermitage

    • Slaves; Older people; Quilts; Log cabins; Slave quarters; Freedmen; Furniture; Beds; Chairs; Rocking chairs; Staffs (Sticks); Tables
    • Alfred "Uncle Alfred" Jackson (circa 1812-1901), body servant of Andrew Jackson, sitting in his red cedar log cabin (built in 1841) at the Hermitage. A quilt is visible on the bed.
    • Alvin C. York and Jesse L. Lasky

    • Soldiers; Heroes; Men; Motion picture producers & directors; Contracts; Document signings
    • Alvin York at the signing of the contract with Jesse Lasky for the movie about York's life. They are in front of the Taylor Hotel.

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