Wednesday, November 17, 2010

In the News: Civilian Conservation Corps Musuem

TN Civilian Conservation Corps museum opens (Tennessean, Nov. 8, 2010)

Volunteer Voices includes 66 photographs and documents from the Civilian Conservation Corps collection (Tennessee State Library and Archives).
Otto F. Haslbauer, Photographer; Planting seedlings on a slope, Abe Kennerly in foreground (Tennessee State Library and Archives)

 The CCC is also featured on the Today's Document from the National Archives.

"Newly-arrived replacements at CCC Camp, TVA #22, near Esco, Tennessee, lined up before their first meal in camp..." 11/17/1933. Lewis Hine, Photographer (ARC Identifier: 532780);

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

TeVA (Tennessee Virtual Archive) Update

TSLA's redesigned TeVA site now includes 27 digital collections. Six of these collections document various aspects of the Civil War: soldiers, civilian life, maps from the Western Theater, Civil War visual culture, Reconstruction and the African American legacy in Tennessee, and the "Lost Cause" in Southern Memory.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

TEVA: Throwaway History: The Broadside in American Culture

TSLA has added Throwaway History to TeVA (Tennessee Virtual Archive). The 90 broadsides in the collection include announcements of official proclamations, public meetings, and entertainment events. The collection was featured in the February 26 edition of the Scout Report.