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  • September 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Digital Materials Librarian Jennifer Randles will take us on a tour of the vast collection of records available via the newly-redesigned Tennessee Virtual Archive. This free online depository of Tennessee’s history was overhauled in 2018 to make it more mobile-friendly and more accessible to the public. Researchers can now find thousands of...

  • October 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Cells/chromosomes/DNA, types of DNA studies (Y, mito, auto), DNA strings, string inheritance, 5-generation possibility, autosomal descent, matching probabilities, time arenas, ethnic origins, limitations. Lecture will be in the first floor auditorium. No pre-registration required.

  • October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    In his new book, Historic Disasters of East Tennessee, author and historian Dewaine A. Speaks chronicles the stories of a series of disasters that have taken place in East Tennessee. The 1902 Fraterville Mine explosion, took the lives of 216 men and boys. The New Market train wreck in 1904 claimed 64, and in 2016, the Great Smoky...

  • October 12, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Students use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site. Items to be explored include available records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books...

  • October 19, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Special-Event

    On Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., join the East Tennessee Historical Society for a spooky event highlighting the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat to eerie Victorian mourning traditions, we’ll delve into the region’s history of sightings and folklore! The event will...

  • October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    “I never felt connected with my foster parents. I don’t remember feeling a part of their family. I’m not sure why; I guess I just suspected something wasn’t right.”

    Born 1940 in Rotterdam, Clara van Thijn was separated from her parents on July 29, 1942, when they reported for the first Jewish transport headed for Auschwitz and...

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Free Admission for Military Families through the Blue Star Museum Program Jun 4 2019 (All day) to Sep 1 2019 (All day)
 
 
 
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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"It'll Tickle Yore Innards!" Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Jan 20 2020 - 4:00pm
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