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African Americans--Appalachian Region
African Americans--Family History
Civic Groups--NAACP
Events--Eighth of August
Family History--Evans
Schools--George Clem School
Schools--Greeneville College


Articles, photographs, and artifacts from Greeneville, Tennessee; 1938-2014


Black in Appalachia




Richard Elder; Gypsy Townsend; Treva Posey-Edmonds; Jerleen Manuel


Items can be used for private reflection and research, and not for commercial purposes.


United States--Tennessee--Greeneville

Collection Items

Evans Family History
A summarized history of the Evans family, who originated in Greeneville, Tennessee. The history include birth dates, marriages, and locations of family members.

Richard Elder
A photo of Richard Elder as a young man.

Ralph Watson and William Crum at NAACP meeting
Ralph Watson and William Crum chat together during an NAACP chapter meeting in Greeneville, TN.

Peter Allen Broyles
A photo of Peter Allen Broyles (1884-?), son of Frank and Hester Broyles.

James Franklin and Hester Broyles
A photo of James Franklin Broyles (1855-1922) and Hester Broyles (1858-1932). They were married November 8, 1876 in Greeneville, TN.

Mary Evans Broyles
A photo of Mary Evans Broyles, wife of Peter Allen Broyles

Emily Manuel class book
Emily Manuel's class book for a kindergarten class. The record listed 13 names of students born between 1952 and 1955.

Georgia Bell Campbell High School Graduation
A photo of Georgia Bell (Broyles) Campbell with her high school graduating class. Campbell is pictured on the right bottom right.

NAACP intervenes in behalf of Los Angeles Rioters
A newspaper article detailing the steps taken by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to intervene in behalf of 4,000 rioters in Los Angeles. This page also features Whitney M. Young presenting Urban League…

Georgia Bell Campbell
A portrait photograph of Georgia Bell Campbell. Georgia Bell is the mother of Richard Elder, and wife of Joseph Campbell. The back of he photograph lists her address and phone number.
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