Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

Camp Tenn., TVA 29 Thanksgiving, 1935, Menu and Roster
This souvenir program is for the Thanksgiving dinner in 1935 of the 496th C.C.C. Company in Lexington, Tennessee. The menu shows a traditional turkey dinner. Several state or regional dishes are included: Louisiana oyster dressing, Georgia candied yams, Delaware cranberry sauce, Colonial mince meat pie, Florida fruit salad, Midwest caramel nut ice cream. The menu also lists Hava Tampa cigars, cigarettes and mints. The recipient of the menu wrote in "matches" as well. The program contains a two page roster of the officers, leaders and members of the 496th C.C.C Company.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Civil War Diary

See the article in Knoxnews.com about the Civil War diary that UT-Knoxville Libraries has digitized. You can view the manuscript of the The Henry Pippitt Diaries - 1862-1865
at http://dlc.lib.utk.edu/pippitt/pippitt.html