A haunted history of knoxville by laura still the predominant hue of the citys colorful past is blood red, and restless souls are rumored to inhabit the night. Nashville, knoxville, and chattanooga, tn as well as greensboro and winstonsalem, nc. The first published account of the founding of knoxville. The only reason i dont put 5 stars is that i wish there were a. Our tennessee history books will take you on a trip of the history of its places and events, from nashville to memphis, from blues to wsm radio station. A facsimile edition of the halfcentury of knoxville. Best 30 antique book collectors in knoxville, tn with.
At its inception, khps largest project was supporting the knoxville mercury, an independent newspaper, in its work to promote better understanding of the city of knoxville and its history and culture the mercury produced 109 awardwinning issues since it began in 2015 but due to funding challenges published its last issue on july 20, 2017. I buy books, ephemera, vinyl records and anything else. Biographies of numerous knox county, tennessee, residents in the late 1800s, and other historical material is included in this spiral bound booklet taken from three sources. Membership is open to anyone who can prove direct descent from a person or persons living in any part of what is now tennessee before or by statehood in 1796. Aug, 2019 books tell us about the history of knoxville, knox county opinion. Neelys articles have been compiled into several books, including, the secret history of knoxville 1995, from the shadow side 2003, and knoxville. Check here for store hours, news about monthly specials, store prices, and other information. Special collection for local and family history research. Goodspeeds history of hamilton, knox and shelby counties of tennessee, 1887. Historical resources az knox county public library. Knoxvilles only cityfocused historical organization, khp covers the citys historic center, but also neighborhoods throughout the county, to the north, south, east, and west. The first bank established in the city was incorporated nov. Knoxvillepage find local knoxville businesses and shop. The original idea remains unchanged, but the company has grownand keeps on growing.
Storyteller laura still helps you live the stories of pioneers, soldiers, outlaws, and even fictional characters who walked these streets before you. Knox county tennessee genealogy history maps with knoxville tn. Through a series of books, the group offers an entertaining look at the most significant, and scandalous, moments in knoxville history. Some cities may be included in telephone books of counties and larger cities. Reading this book, you get a feeling for what daily life was really like in small american cities at various times in the past.
Telephone books at the tennessee state library and archives. Your patronage is truly appreciated and helps support the seminarians of the knoxville diocese. Ardmore alabama tn includes blanche, elkton jan 1962, dec 1962, jan 1964. Mckays used books and more buys, sells, and trades in books, movies, music, games, musical instruments, toys, and more. Its location, in the heart of the valley and at the headwaters of the tennessee river, make the city a center for the regions economy, culture, and history. A desire to learn about family history and to teach others is what makes our family history center work. Tennessee county history and genealogy books genealogy. The minds of cherokees, blacks, and whites on the tennessee frontier by cynthia cumfer university of north carolina press, 2007. Grove park tennessee family history center knoxville 6024 grove dr ne knoxville, tn phone. Presentday knoxville is located near the center of the great valley of east tennessee. Knoxville, tennessee company information books page 1. May 01, 2007 the book follows life, government, events and people important to knoxville history and the building of this unique city. Smq quilt show history smoky mountain quilters was founded in 1980 as a chapter of the tennessee valley quilters association. Organizations knoxville history special collections.
Fountain city branch library knox county public library. Knoxville tennessee family history center 400 kendall rd nw knoxville, tn phone. Since 1935 tennessee book company has been serving as the states depository for all approved educational materials. The inaugural smq quilt show was held in 1981 at the american museum of science and energy in oak ridge, tennessee. Standard history of knoxville, tennessee with index. Stories about knoxville, tennessee by jack neely, knoxville. Knoxville has a rich history full of colorful characters and famous, and infamous, figures whose lives have been the inspiration for books, movies, and works of art. Guy is the assistant to the county mayor and county historian of mcminn county, where he resides with his wife and children. Selected fulltext books and articles separate peoples, one land. The knoxville history project publishes books about the history and culture of knoxville, tennessee. Guy has published several books, including the awardwinning the hidden history of mcminn county. The book follows life, government, events and people important to knoxville history and the building of this unique city. New open layout t shirts and totes childrens section tons of books.
Neely has two of these books, secret history and secret history ii. We all work together to make sure we can serve as best as possible the patrons who come to the knoxville, tn fhc. Books tell us about the history of knoxville, knox county. Book sales friends of the knox county public library. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must have for any longtime resident or history lover of knoxville. The knoxville history project is an educational nonprofit organization that is dedicated to preserving the tales and details of knoxvilles past. About mckay books was founded in 1978 as a free enterprise library. Knoxville became the first capital of the state of tennessee in 1796, and grew steadily during the early 19th. The 1957 classic set in knoxville, tn was published postmortem and the swirling epic of southern style humanity is sure to keep you buying boxes of tissues. While focused on knoxville, neely ties his stories into broader trends in southern and us history. Journaling and family history indexing are the specialties of one of the current temple and family history consultants. Smoky mountain quilters produce an annual quilt show held at the expo center in knoxville, tn.
Knoxville gazette newspaper begins publication 1792 blount mansion built. Tales from eastern tennessee with the history press in 2007. First families of tennessee fft was established by the east tennessee historical society eths in 1993 as a tennessee bicentennial project. Media in category historical images of knoxville, tennessee the following 153 files are in this category, out of 153 total.
The knoxville history project khp is an educational nonprofit whose mission is to research and promote the history of knoxville. The fort was chosen as the capital of the southwest territory in 1790, and the city, named for secretary of war henry knox, was platted the following year. Knox county, tennessee genealogy familysearch wiki. First families of tennessee east tennessee historical society. A haunted history of knoxville by laura still is the definitive book on ghost stories and haunted places in knoxville. The library is named for the late john cunyus hodges 18921967, professor of english and longtime benefactor of the universitys libraries. Arcadia has published several short books on local topics as part of its images of america series, including ed hoopers wivk 2008 and wnox 2009, and. The history of knoxville, tennessee, began with the establishment of james whites fort on the transappalachian frontier in 1786.
List of books and articles about tennessee history online. A great many visitors come to knoxville to learn more about civil war sites in our area, and tour earthworks, battle sites and historic homes. Books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, movies, music, downloadables, databases. The ut libraries serves the flagship campus of the state university system. History of tennessee, originally published in 1887 by goodspeed publishing co.
Show entries are sent from all over the united states, with hopeful entrants. Find book dealers used and rare in knoxville, tn on yellowbook. He has become one of knoxvilles most popular writers and its unofficial historian. A scholar of english literature and professor at ut for 41 years, hodges was the author of the harbrace handbook, possibly the most widely used college text in the country. Bibliography of tennessee local history sources blount. Since we offer many different county history and genealogy cds, please be sure to specify that you wish to order the knox county, tennessee history, genealogy and maps cd. One of the earliest shows in the area, we held our first show in 1980 in oak ridge. A haunted history of knoxville by laura still knoxville. First families of tennessee east tennessee historical. Heart of the valley a history of knoxville, tennessee 1976.
Jack neely is executive director of the knoxville history project. History of tennesseefurther reading wikibooks, open books. The libraries support the teaching, research, and service mission of the university and enhances the academic experience of each student at the knoxville campus through outstanding print and electronic collections, reference and instructional services, and topnotch facilities and technological resources. March 1977, march 1978, march 1979, june 1981, june 1982, may 1983, may 1984, april 1986, april 1987, april 19881989, april 19891990, april 19901991, may 19911992, may 19921993, april 19931994, april 19941995, april 19951996, april 19961997, april 19971998, april 19992000, april 20002001, may 20012002, april 20022003, april 20032004, april 20042005, april 20052006, april 2006. Collections for downloading, streaming or viewing online. Search business profiles for knoxville, tennessee books at.
Before coming to knoxville in 2011, i taught at furman university and at the university of virginia. Timothy flint, a condensed geography and history of the western states, or the mississippi valley cincinnati, oh. We specialize in rosaries, crucifixes, catholic bibles and books, sacramental gifts and so much more. Originally opened in 1987, the paraclete serves the catholic community of east tennessee. Jack is well known for his thoughtful, wellresearched, and provocative pieces of longform journalism, not to mention his books, speeches, and other public appearances. Khp frequently hosts free history lectures around knoxville. The history of local 309, united steel workers of america, aflcio, alcoa, tn, 19331977. As the first capital of tennessee, knoxville is proud of its heritage and committed to preserving it. Mcnabb 1972, history of the knoxville city hall, tennessee historical quarterly, 31 3.
Mar 27, 2015 the 1957 classic set in knoxville, tn was published postmortem and the swirling epic of southern style humanity is sure to keep you buying boxes of tissues. Knoxville tennessee family history center genealogy. I welcome applications from potential graduate students interested in the cultural history of germany and europe and the connections of both to the wider world. Bibliography of tennessee local history sources blount county. Heritagequest is a leading source of genealogical information including over 25,000 family and local history books and many u.941 427 330 977 1449 496 961 552 791 260 1440 1539 507 976 960 742 1461 751 146 1084 1517 326 1330 312 788 912 1609 209 306 1209 967 797 692 247 83 778