• Studio portrait of Harry T. Burn

    Studio portrait of Harry T. Burn. Burn cast the deciding vote in the state legislature of Tennessee to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920 after being elected to Congress from Niota, Tennessee when he w…

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  • Tennessee's Shame! Convicts in the Coal Creek Mines

    This is an advertisement for the Tennessee state races for governor and the U.S. Congress in favor of George M. Winstead and L.C. Houk who are running against George M. Winstead and Mr. Welcker. All f…

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  • National Guardsmen at Clinton High School

    National Guardsmen march down the street past Clinton High School.

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  • Postcard of William G. Brownlow and his home

    This tinted(?) postcard presents William G. Brownlow's face against his home in Knoxville, TN. Brownlow, was known as "The Fighting Parson" because of his colorful speeches and writing as a preacher,…

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  • National Guardsman patrol the Clinton, Tennessee community

    National Guardsman patrol the community of Clinton, Tennessee in a Jeep during the time of the integration of Clinton High School. Written on verso side: "Protecting Life, Property".

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  • Photograph of Harry T. Burns

    Photograph of Harry T. Burns who cast the deciding vote in the state legislature of Tennessee to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920.

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  • Lloyd Branson

    A portrait photograph of Lloyd Branson, (1853-1925) an artist from Tennessee.

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  • Asa Carter speaking

    Speechwriter and segregationist Asa Carter, a member of the White Citizens Council in Alabama, speaks against the integration of Clinton High School in Anderson County, Tennessee. Many young people ar…

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  • Office Hunters for the Year

    Imbert

    Print of Andrew Jackson as the devil holding strings attached to items representing political ideas, legislation, and political practices. A large crowd below is grasping for the strings and their att…

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  • Students walking to Clinton High School

    Street scene of a group of African-American students walking to the newly integrated Clinton High School in Anderson County, Tennessee. Reporters and photographers are on the scene.

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  • Studio portrait of Inez Burns

    Photoraph of Inez Burns. Ms. Burns was a historian of Blount County, TN. She is most well-known for her book, History of Blount County, Tennessee. A native of Blount County, she was born and raised in…

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  • Students opening doors at Clinton High School

    Students open the doors of Clinton High School during the first days of integration.

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  • Clinton High School after bombing

    An estimated 75 to 100 sticks of dynamite exploded throughout Clinton High School in the early morning of Sunday, October 5, 1958, over two years after the integration of the high school. Despite the…

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  • Studio Portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton

    Perry, Charles H.(?)

    Studio portrait of Susan Brownlow Sawyers Boynton. Susan Brownlow (18?-19?)was the daughter of the well-known Tennesse preacher, newspaper owner, and politician, William Gannaway Brownlow. Susan Brown…

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  • Picture of Febb E. Burn

    Picture of Mrs. Febb E. Burn (Mrs. James L.) in her garden near the family's residence at Hathburn Farm in Niota, TN. Mrs. Burn wrote a famous letter to her son, Harry T. Burn, in which she urged him…

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  • Advertisement for Gossett, Ford, and Bro's

    Gossett, Ford and Bro's on East Side Market Square in Knoxville, TN are advertising Ladies' Misses' and Children's shoes and hats for low prices. A humorous image at the top pictures a policeman pulli…

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  • National Guardsmen outside Clinton High School

    National Guardsmen standing across the street from Clinton High School to protect the community against any violence. On verso side is written: "No Rioting Here Zone".

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  • Studio Portrait of William G. Brownlow

    Hand, L. C

    A studio portrait of William Gannaway Brownlow taken by L.C. Hand. Brownlow, was known as "The Fighting Parson" because of his colorful speeches and writing as a preacher, in his paper, The Knoxville…

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  • Clinton High School desegregation

    National Guardsmen and members of the U.S. Military talk to a young boy.

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