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1910 Unicoi County TN Black Population.pdf
1910 United States Census Records of Black residents in Unicoi County, Tennessee.

1900 - Unicoi County Black Population.pdf
1900 United States Census Records of Black residents in Unicoi County, Tennessee.

1880 - Unicoi County - Black Populations.pdf
1880 United States Census Records of Black residents in Unicoi County, Tennessee.

The Pierce Family An Appalachian Black History.pdf
Brief compiled history on the life and family of Jerome Pierce, spanning from slavery to the Civil War to the current descendants in the 21st century. Includes photographs, family tree and newspaper articles.

BIA(J)20220629AN001.pdf
Group photograph from participants in the Reunion of the Ages, a non-profit focused on preserving and honoring former black educational institutions in the Morristown and Hamblen County areas,

BIA(J)20220725AN006.pdf
"In 1973, a furniture manufacturer bought Nelson-Merry from the East Tennessee Baptist Association and sought a zone change...."

BIA(J)20220725AN005.pdf
"If recommendation by the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is approved by the city council, Nelson-Merry School will torn down except for the gym and former science area..."

BIA(J)20220725AN004.pdf
"At one time, Nelson-Merry School was one of the finest schools in the area. Land for the school was purchased in 1890. The timbers for the first building were hewn from trees on the land. Since the early 1960's the school has not been used. After…

BIA(J)20220725AN003.pdf
The Nelson-Merry School Property in Jefferson City, Tennessee is up for sale. The Jefferson County Board of Education will accept written proplas for the purchase of said property.

BIA(J)20220603AN020.pdf
This newspaper article gives a history of how Nelson-Merry School came to be and what lies ahead for the future of the building now that it is no longer in use due educational integration.
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