• Hunters' cabin, Bald Mountain area

    Garner, William Orland, 1858-1940

    Shows a cabin made of logs with a wood shake roof and a stacked stone fireplace chimney with smoke coming out of it. There are two men, a boy, and two dogs standing outside the cabin. The men and boy…

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  • Alvin York and Jesse Lasky

    Albert F. Ganier

    Eleven men standing in the woods, many holding muzzle-loading long rifles. In the center of the photo, film producer Jesse Lasky stands on the left; Alvin York stands on the right holding his rifle.

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  • SP4 Christopher Ammons and SGT Eldridge at Lai Khe

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    SP4 Christopher Ammons and SGT Eldridge at Lai Khe in May 1968. Ammons (on right) is holding a captured AK-47. These guns were originally Russian made with a high front sight and distinctive banana ma…

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  • Soldiers leaving on a truck from the signals station on Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    Five soldiers sitting in the back of an open truck. One is drinking from a can. At left, a partially visible soldier holds n apple. Two others stand nearby with their backs to the camera.

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  • Boy shooting rifle in contest

    Hog rifle shooting at Old Timer's Day, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. A crowd of onlookers watch as a boy laying on blanket takes aim with his rifle.

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  • Boone. Daniel Boone.

    Thompson Brothers

    Daniel Boone with dog and rifle. Copy of lithograph. Ordered by Miss Mary Rothrock. March 23, 1936.

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  • Tennessee State Guard marching with flags at Warner Park Recruiting Drive

    Tennessee State Guard, 1941-1947

    Group of men marching with flags. A recruiting drive in Warner Park in July of 1944 for the Tennessee State Guard.

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  • Another contestant tries

    Albert F. Ganier

    Fifteen men in the woods. The man in the center of the photo is aiming a rifle as the rest of the men look on.

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  • Soldier sweeping military bridge in preparation for dedication

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Soldier seen sweeping the roped-off bridge in preparation for the dedication. Propped against the bridge are soldiers' M-1 rifles and coats. In the background at the other end of the bridge, a militar…

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  • Edith Padgett and her son with shotgun in Cherokee National Forest, Tenn.

    Black and white photograph of Mrs. Edith Padgett and her young son. Padgett's son is holding up a shotgun. There is a field and trees in the background. Padgett is wearing a scarf, jacket and boots wh…

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  • Brock heavily-outfitted for work near Kumhwa front

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is in the Kumhwa area. The front is directly behind him, past the cloaking camouflage netting. He has his helmet on, his flak jacket, and is carrying his M-1. These rifles were used during World…

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  • Receipt for rifle from Virgie B. Choat

    Tennessee -- Adjutant-General's Office

    Receipt to Virgie B. Choat for one rifle valued at $16.00, reading, "In obedience to General order No. 1 issued by the Governor and Commander in Chief in accordance with a recent act of the Tennessee…

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  • Huling. Silas Huling ("BillDad"), ca. 1920s.

    Silas Huling ("BillDad") wandered around Knoxville's streets with his dog and shotgun. Photograph was taken on the Holloway property in Anderson County, TN. Ca. 1920s.

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  • Soldier resting on patrol near Vung Chua Mountain

    Ammons, Christopher D., 1948

    A young soldier, his face in profile, sitting on the ground in an area of tall dried vegetation. His uniform pants and shoes are very muddy. His left hand is resting on his left knee. He is smiling sl…

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  • 105th Regiment Engineers seeking shelter from enemy fire

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    Members of the 105th Regiment Engineers seek shelter from enemy shell fire under the protection of a high bank. This party came under range of German guns while proceeding into St. Martin-Reviere & we…

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  • World War II Veteran, George Warren, hunting near Davidson County, Tenn.

    Black and white photograph of George Warren (a World War II veteran) hunting near Davidson County, Tennessee. Warren is holding a shotgun and wearing a hat, long-sleeve shirt and light-colored pants.…

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  • Scenes in the Mining Regions of Tenn.

    Scenes in the Mining Regions of Tenn. From original negatives by Singleton & McFarland, Photographers, 257 Gay Street, Knoxville, TN’. List on back: photographs of ‘Groups we have taken at Briceville…

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  • Scenes in the Mining Regions of Tenn.

    Back of photograph. Scenes in the Mining Regions of Tenn. From original negatives by Singleton & McFarland, Photographers, 257 Gay Street, Knoxville, TN’. List on back: photographs of ‘Groups we have…

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  • Private M. L. Hunley of Company K

    United States. Army. Signal Corps

    "Pvt. M. L. Hunley of Company K, 117th Regiment Infantry, 30th Division and other unidentified soldiers in a trench. Pvt. Hunley appears to be mending a piece of his equipment. The description on the…

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  • Crockett scared by an owl

    Hartwell, Alonzo (1805-1873 ) & Croome, William (1790-1860)

    A color photograph of a book cover illustration portraying Crockett as startled by an owl's hooting, printed from a woodcut on yellowed newsprint.

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