The Air Scoop weekly newsletter informed and entertained members of the 63rd College Training Detachment based at the University of Tennessee during World War II. The detachment’s goal was to run a publication for and by aviation students in the detachment in order to unify the organization and to share news related to military training and social events occurring on and around the Knoxville campus.
The Virginia P. Moore Collection includes handwritten recipes and notes, documents relating to Moore’s home demonstration work, and photographs that illustrate the breadth of her impactful career. A scrapbook compiled by Moore in 1912-1913 – “Tennessee Canning Girls at Work” – spotlights canning club girls from numerous Tennessee counties tending their garden plots and demonstrating their canning skills.
The original Whittle Springs Hotel was built in about 1902 about three miles to the north of Knoxville. It advertised such conveniences as electric lights, baths, unexcelled cuisine, and both telephone and telegraph connections. This structure burned in 1919, and the second Whittle Springs Hotel (shown) was constructed on the same site. This building was razed in 1964.
Transcript of excerpts from remarks given by Howard H. Baker, Jr. before the Tennessee Farm Bureau on the classification of property contained in the Constitution of the State of Tennessee and the inclusion of an omnibus railroad bill.
Transcript of the outline of a speech by Howard H. Baker, Jr. at the Tennessee Federation of Republican Women's Biennial Convention about a National Energy Policy, the Panama Canal, and Social Security.