13The Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA) contains a wealth of historic images from thetreasures in our collection.It is accessible from our main web page.
14The Harry Mustard Collection pictures Rutherford County in the mid-1920s.
15The Mustard Collection focuses on health issues, as in this photo of children receiving vaccinations
16and this delightful photo of a child visiting a health clinic.
17Mustard’s images brought changes in Tennessee health standards.
18Other relevant TeVA images may be found in “Early 20th Century Schoolhouses”
19The Rosenwald schools, a vital part of early black education in Tennessee, were funded by a private foundation, as well as by contributions from private donors and some state funds.Bells School, Crockett County
20Other TN Rosenwald schools Lauderdale CountyCrockett CountyWhite CountyGibson County
21Many other TSLA collections contain remarkable photographs. Photo of Brushy Mountain Prison from Samuel Robert Simpson Papers
22Sketches and drawings can provide important information about life in earlier times. Here are some details from a Harper’s article about the prison experience.
28The Education Outreach area of the TSLA website features “Teaching American History,” a set of digitized primary sources (with interpretive text) linked to the 10 eras of history designated by the State Department of Education.
46The Fisk University scrapbook of W. H. Fort Jr The Fisk University scrapbook of W.H. Fort Jr. contains many historically valuable images. These photos show Langston Hughes on campus and a Nashville flood in 1926.
47Our photographic database, accessible from the TSLA home page, contains a wide variety of historic images.
48Images from TSLA Photo Database Mary Church Terrell ( )Ray Perkins Calvert photo, 1899Sumner County, 1950