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    • (Cold and Lonesome) On a Train

    • CTM-81; Rucker, Sparky; Folk Songs--Tennessee; Guitar Music--Tennessee; Afro-Americans; Music;
    • Song sung and played on guitar by Sparky Rucker and recorded at the Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music 10-31-81.
    • (Unknown Tune)

    • Fiddle Tunes--North Carolina; Chrisawn, Welzie; (Unknown Tune);
    • Fiddle tune played by Welzie Chrisawn and recorded by Bruce Greene in Burnsville, North Carolina.
    • (Unknown Tune)

    • Fiddle Tunes--North Carolina; Chrisawn, Welzie; (Unknown Tune);
    • Fiddle tune played by Welzie Chrisawn and recorded by Bruce Greene in Burnsville, North Carolina.
    • ...To the ages; Melissa calls for help; The Slack season.

    • Lincoln Memorial University (Harrogate, Tenn.) -- History.; Lincoln Memorial University. Nancy Hanks Dept.; Sewing -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Education.;
    • The article: "To the ages," relates to the spirit of Lincoln that gave rise to Lincoln Memorial University and a forthcoming campus celebration honoring Abraham Lincoln on February 12, 1925. In the article "Melissa calls for help," an appeal is...
    • 1-2-3

    • Spirituals; Guitars; Singing;
    • The Golden Jubilee Singers sing a Christian gospel song in the home of James Wilson, the band's lead singer. Other group members include: Burl Schools-baritone, Earl Shurn-tenor, James Peoples-guitar and high tenor.
    • 10-2-4 Blues

    • Radio; Fiddle music; Western Swing music;
    • The Sons of the Pioneers perform live over Roanoke Country Radio station WDBJ. This is an example of the western swing, and cowboy music influence in the Appalachian region. The Texas Troubadours of Roanoke, emulated the popular sounds of the Sons...
    • 126th Wagon Company, 1933

    • military personnel; soldiers
    • This image of a company of soldiers was taken by the old depot of Pikeville, Kentucky in 1933. The name "Kirkpatrick, 619 W. (Wash?) Indpls," can be found on the bottom right corner of image
    • 16 Tons

    • Guitars; Mining; Singing;
    • E. E. Johnson plays a song on the guitar. Merle Travis wrote this coal mining song. He is from Buckingham County, Virginia and worked with the C&O Railroad company in Beckley, West Virginia.
    • 1867 flag

    • flags; patriotism; reconstruction;
    • Originally owned by Isaac I. Harrell (1842 - 1912). Harrell served under Capt. W. T. Thomas during the Civil War, 26th Indian Light Battery. Harrell was introduced to East Tennessee through his operations under Thomas. Capt. Thomas kept his men at...
    • 1906 LWC baseball team

    • Baseball players;
    • Photo of the 1906 baseball team, Fred Hill, Laurence Slaughter, Edwin Wilson, Ewing Stults, Edward Robinson, Mont Richards, Harlan Richards, Roe Shrives, Elam Harris, Bud Stearman, Cosby McBeath
    • 1907 Holston Annual Conference of the M. E. Church, South

    • Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference; Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- Johnson City; Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church (Johnson City, Tenn.)
    • Group photo of ministers and lay persons who attended the meeting of the Holston Annual Conference of the M. E. Church, South, at Munsey Memorial Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tenn.
    • 1910 Baseball

    • baseball; sports; Sport clothes; students;
    • Tusculum Pioneers playing baseball against an unknown team. The photograph was taken by Knight Studio in Greeneville, TN.
    • 1911-12 nursing graduates

    • Medical education;
    • In 1905 General OO Howard was approached by the TMC and asked to merge the TMC with Lincoln Memorial University. On August 15th the Board approved the merger and appointed a committee to work with the TMC. On May 15, 1906 a contract was ratified...


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