• Employees of the Bank of Maryville

    Pictured are Joe Burger (President), John Badgett, John Tucker, Tobe Cox, Clarence Harris, and Elizabeth Davis. The photograph shows a group of five men and one women standing in front of a wooden tel…

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  • Maple Springs Camp, Chilhowee Mountains

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows a group of four men, four women, and two boys near an open fire in a wooded area. There are pots and pans hanging near the fire. The women are wearing dresses and hats; the men are wearing coats…

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  • Camp at Maple Springs, closeup of tent and two women

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows a campsite set among large tree trunks. There is a tent with the front flaps open; there is bedding visible inside. There are two women, both in long dresses. One is also wearing a hat and stand…

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  • Living room of Burger house

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Pictured are W. O. Garner, Letitia Hastings Garner, Knox Burger, Joe Burger, Carl Burger, Caroline Cecelia Lord Follett, Helen M. Lord, Jane M. Simmons, Lizzie Knox Burger, Col. Haines, Mrs. Haines, M…

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  • Visit to mountain relatives

    Shows a closeup of a group portrait of a family in front of the corner of a log building. The man is wearing a shirt, a vest, and a hat and has one arm folded across his body. The woman is wearing a p…

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  • Panther Creek Falls near Abrams Creek

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows a rock escarpment with four women, one man, and four children, probably all boys, sitting on it. There is a waterfall visible behind them. In the foreground there is a creek; in the background t…

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  • Susan Porter doing laundry

    Susan Porter doing the "wash" on the Anderson farm in Rockford in early 1930s. In the background is the upturned wash kettle in shich she boiled the white clothes to bleach them. There is also a large…

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  • On the way to Thunderhead Mountain

    Pictured are Joe Brady, Agnes Clemming, and members of the Hastings and Garner families (Helen Hasting, W. W. Hastings, L. S. Hastings, Lena Hastings, Ernest Hastings, Letitia Hastings Garner, Karl Ga…

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  • Group of female students posed on a front porch

    Shows a group of 13 African Americans women, all dressed in white, standing on a porch. The dresses are floor length with decorative accents, such as ruffles. This is probably a graduation portrait. T…

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  • W. O. and Letitia Hastings Garner

    Shows a seated man and a standing woman. The man has on a suit, vest, and bow tie; his right arm is resting on a table and his left arm is in his lap. The woman is wearing a very formal dress with a p…

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  • Two young African American women sitting on a rail

    Shows two young African American women sitting on a rail between two small trees. The woman on the left is wearing a striped blouse, a long scarf with a pin on it around her neck, and a long skirt. He…

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  • 4th of July picnic on the Little River

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Pictured and identifiable are Lena Hastings, Pearl Hastings, Rose Hastings, Kittie Goff, Karl Garner, H. L. Hastings, Florence Goff, Edna Goff, Rosa Hastings, and Letitia Hastings Garner. The photogra…

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  • Letitia Hastings Garner portrait

    Lindsay and Davis

    Shows a seated young woman wearing a dress with pleated ruffles on the sleeves and along the neckline; there is lace around the collar. A corsage with lace behind it is pinned to the front of the dres…

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  • Birthday party on the front porch

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    The celebration is likely for Jane Simmons's birthday on July 3rd. Pictured are Herman Garner, Letitia Garner, Joe Burger, Mrs. Burger, Carl Burger, Mrs. Simmons, Karl Garner, and Knox Burger. The pho…

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  • Group of men, women and children inside Sheep Pan Bluff, near Louisville, Tennessee

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows group of 18 men, women, and children and five dogs sitting and standing inside the entrance to a cave or cavern.

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  • Young African American woman

    Shows a full length portrait of a standing African American woman, probably a teenager, wearing a long white dress with a decorative high collar and smocking below the neckline. Her hands are in her p…

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  • Maple Springs camp

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Pictured left to right are Mrs. Burger, W. O. Garner, Knox Burger, Karl Garner, Carl Burger, and Herman Garner and horses Tobe and Jim. The photograph shows a woman and two boys sitting on a log, a bo…

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  • Mountaineers on Bald; Jane Burchfield Tipton and daughter Laura

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows a horse with three small boys and two girls sitting on a blanket on it. A woman dressed in a striped blouse with a scarf around her neck, a long skirt, and a brimmed hat stands in front of the h…

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  • Photograph of Irene Wright in Baseball Uniform

    Irene Wright in Maryville College baseball uniform with Thaw Hall in the background.

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  • Friend's School, formerly the Pride Mansion

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    The building was originally built about 1830. The school operated from 1878 to 1901. The building was dismantled about 1910. The photograph shows a group of approximately 150 students and teachers sit…

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