Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed Jan. 1
865-215-8800

Wallace Woodruff Baumann

W.W. Woodruff's Hardware Company, Civic Leader and Benefactor, Theater Authority

A former ETHS board member and a businessman with the family firm of W.W. Woodruff ’s Hardware Company, Wallace W. Baumann passed away in 2010 leaving a generous bequest to ETHS. The bequest has been added to the ETHS Foundation to support the organization's educational mission far into the future. Wallace was an authority on theater history, especially that of Knoxville, and was a leader in the campaign to restore the Tennessee Theatre, the city’s grand movie palace.

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