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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works that discuss photographs themselves as objects of special interest, including their classification, cataloging, copying, coloring, mounting, etc.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

1999 Clarksville Tornado Photographs

Identifier: 2006.048
Scope and Contents The 1999 Clarksville Tornado Photographs collection consists of photographs of downtown Clarksville after an F3 tornado struck on January 22, 1999 that severely damaged many historic buildings. This collection contains 71 photographs taken in the days following the disaster. The photographs were taken by Cindy Jackson and show many homes, churches, and vehicles that were badly damaged by the tornado as well as first responders clearing debris. The focus of the 1999 Clarksville Tornado...
Dates: 1999-01-22

Archives Photograph Collections

Identifier: 1000.073
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs that are not part of a larger collection of materials. Single and small photograph collections are included.

Dates: 1939

Clarksville-Montgomery County History Slides

Identifier: 1000.030
Scope and Contents The Clarksville-Montgomery County History Slides consist of photos of the historic buildings and locations within Montgomery County. The slide show was created around 1978-1981 and features 145 photographs of notable buildings, churches, homes, and schools within Montgomery County and nine pages of notes with a brief description of each photo. The provenance of the slide show is unknown, but credit is given to professors and students of Austin Peay State University and several city...
Dates: 1978 - 1981

Danforth Family Photographs

Identifier: 2022.010
Scope and Contents

The Danforth Family Photographs is a collection of 38 photographs taken in Syria (modern-day Lebanon) that belonged to sisters Agnes and Helen Danforth. The photographs, which date from circa 1884 to 1905, primarily consist of landscape views of the Adonis River Valley and surrounding locations in Syria. A small number also feature people and structures from the same region. The Danforth sisters were the children of missionaries based in Syria.

Dates: 1884 - 1905

Foston Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2022.001
Abstract Herman William Foston was born in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1906. He established several successful businesses in Clarksville, including the Dowdy and Foston Funeral Home, and was considered a wealthy and influential man within the local black community. His sister Louise Beatrice Foston Gachette played an integral role in the management of the funeral home, and following his death in 1949 she inherited all of his assets and businesses. This collection documents a prominent African American...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955