A 4-page program providing details of the opening day of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition on May 1, 1897. Included in the program are the names of speakers as well as congratulatory telegrams from prominent politicians and businessmen.
Advertisement for F. Lee Bailey "The Defense Never Rests" speech at Vanderbilt University. The event was organized by the Student Government Association at Vanderbilt and is free with a Vandy I.D. or $3.00 for the General Public.
Monuments; Sculpture; Plazas; Automobiles; Business districts
Confederate soldier outfitted in full uniform and holding his rifle stands atop shaft of granite in a corner of the Dyersburg Courthouse Square. Background consists of Courthouse yard, cars, and downtown storefronts, with people on the sidewalk.
Civil Wars; War; Slaves; Agriculture; Political issues; Cities & towns
Excerpts from the Robert H. Cartmell Diaries. They contain full commentaries on the nature of his farm operation, the weather, and the fluctuations of the cotton market. They contain thoughtful comments on politics and candidates for office and...
Broadsides; Posters; Book fairs; Exhibitions; Bookstores; Book talks; Universities & colleges
Poster announcing a book fair to be held at the Alumni Memorial Hall at Vanderbilt University. The guest speakers include Robert Penn Warren and Robert Henry. Also listed are the companies that will have displays at the fair, which is sponsored by...