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  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed November 28
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
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  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed November 28
  • November 29: Holiday Hours 10am - 4pm
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Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed November 28
  • Closed November 29
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed November 28
  • Closed November 29
865-215-8800

An Encyclopedia Experiences of Black People in Knoxville, Tennessee 1844-1974

Robert Booker
The institution of Slavery in Knoxville 1791-1865 --
The Black Church in the aftermath of the Civil War 1865-1895 --
Richard Payne, Knoxville's first Black noted businessman --
Early medical care for blacks --
Melvin J.R. Gentle, pioneer activist, politician --
William Francis Yardley, Knoxville's first Black lawyer --
Caldonia F. Johnson, business pioneer --
William Henderson Franklin, education pioneer, college president --
The history of education in Knoxville's Black Community --
Milestones for Black voters --
Establishment of Knoxville College --
Charles Warner Cansler, educator --
Tennessee segregation laws --
Dr. Henry Morgan Green, Physician, philanthropist --
Establishment of Austin High School --
Webster L. Porter, lawyer, newspaper editor --
Desegregation of Knoxville City Schools --
Effects of urban renewal projects on the Black community --
Sketches of prominent citizens.
 

 

$20.00
Weight: 
1 lb
Dimensions: 
11 × 1 × 9 in