Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Work Camps; African Americans -- Segregation
Aerial view of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Shelby City Negro State Park, renamed the T. O. Fuller State Park. The camp with its long barracks and the roads leading through the heavily forested park are easily visible.
Downtown aerial view of Clarksville, Tennessee showing rooftops of buildings, including churches and businesses. The streets are shown with cars travelling on a beautiful sunlit day with plenty of foliage visible.
Etching features side and front views of the Bell Tavern that was located in Lynchburg, Virginia, during the time of Andrew Jackson. The original inspiration image is credited to the Collection of Jones Memorial Library.
Education; Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Front and side views of a large brick schoolhouse. It appears to be under construction, and a man on a ladder can be seen. Two men are standing near the front of the building, and a vintage truck is parked in back.
Education; Education - Tennessee; Education - History - Tennessee; School buildings - Tennessee
Front and side views of a white wood frame schoolhouse on a concrete foundation. It has a covered front porch and multiple windows along the side. Two outbuildings and a pile of lumber can be seen in the background.
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...
Five-page letter written from John S. Brien in Nashville, Tennessee, to R. M. C[ornin], Esq. in Cincinnati, Ohio. The author expresses his views on secession, the Union, and Southern Rights as well as his hope for compromise. Says Brien, " I...
Letter from Joseph Gerald Branch in Davis Lake Plantation, Arkansas, to his wife, Mary, in Maury County, Tennessee. He is concerned that his letters are not reaching her, and he observes, "What is property or anything else compared to one's...