Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Obion County

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Obion County in General

Allred, Charles E. Farm housing in TN, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 45 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #26)

Allred, Charles E. Home conveniences on TN farms, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 41 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #30)

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Obion County, Preliminary # 45-A). Nashville, TSLA, 1973. 32 pp.

Brandon, Jamie C., & Robert C. Mainfort. "Textile impressed ceramics from the Oliver site, Obion County, TN." TN Anthrop. 20 (1995), pp. 58-73.

Brown, James A. Cousin Willie & me: growing up in the 1930s. Michigan, the author, n.d. 113 pp.

Cashdollar, Parker D. The economic impact of UT Martin on Weakly & Obion counties, 1986-87. Martin, UT Martin School of Business Administration, 1988. 33 pp.

Cavanaugh, John. Historical sketch of Obion Avalanche, Company H, Ninth TN Infantry, CSA. Union City, Commercial, 1922. 52 pp.

Economic development strategy: Obion County, TN, Chamber of Commerce. Knoxville, TVA, 1987. 1v.

Flood insurance study: Obion County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1991. 1 v.

Forrester, Rebel C. Glory & tears, Obion County, TN, 1860-1870. Union City, n.p., 1922. 222 pp. (various reprints available)

Garland, Elizabeth B. The Obion site: an early Mississippian center in western TN. MS State U. thesis, 1993. 220 pp.

Glover, Polly S. Marks on the land, the story of Obion. Illustrated by Betty Larsen. Martin, UT Martin, 1975. 144 pp.

Goodspeed's history of TN (Obion County, pp. 816-831, 932-983). Goodspeed, 1887.

Green, Haywood. History of the Turnpike Levee. Original drawings by Thel Taylor. Union City, Daily Messenger, 1978. N.p.

Mainfort, Robert C. Archaeological investigations in the Obion River Drainage: the west TN tributaries project. With contributions by Jamie C. Brandon, et al. Nashville, TN Div. Arch., 1994. 185 pp.

Marshall, E.H., ed. History of Obion County: towns & communities, churches, schools, farming, factories, social & political. Union City, Daily

Messenger, 1941. 272 pp. (various reprints available)

Obion County Hist. Society. Obion County history, Union City, TN. Dallas, TX, Taylor, 1981. 23 pp.

Obion County, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.

Sabin, a time returned, 1919-1924: photographs by Verne & Nonie Sabin in Obion County, TN 1919-1924. Union City, Obion County-Union City Museum, 1986. 33 pp.

Smith, Gerald P. Archaeological surveys in the Obion-Forked Deer & Reelfoot-Indian Creek drainages, 1966-1975. Memphis, Chucalissa Museum, MSU, 1979. pp.

Soil survey: Obion County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1973. 60 pp. TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Obion County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

Threlkeld, Bill & Charlene Threlkeld. A time returned: a pictorial history of Obion County, TN. VA Beach, Donning Co., 1994. 192 pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Bondurant, Hickman, Cayce, Crutchfield, Water Valley, Tiptonville, Samburg, Clayton, Union City, Harris, McConnell, Ridgeley, Hornbeak, Obion, Rives, Gardner, Miston, Lane, Trimble, Kenton, Rutherford.



Flood insurance study: town of Kenton, TN, Gibson & Obion counties. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1982. 14 pp.

Norton, Dorotha O. Kenton: folklore & fact; the history of Kenton, TN, in words & pictures. Kenton, Kenton Jaycettes, 1972. 206 pp.



Flood insurance study: town of Obion, TN, Obion County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1980. 14 pp.

Reelfoot cook book; a collection of famous recipes of this Reelfoot Lake country. Compiled & published by the Matrons' Bible Class, Obion, TN. Union City, H.A. Lanzer Co., 1950. 65 pp.



Allen, Alberta Kitchell. Once upon a time in Rives: a history of Rives, Obion County, TN. Union City, H.A. Lanzer, 1969. 124 pp.



Forrester, Rebel C. "The making of a country editor: James M. Brice & the News-Banner of Troy, TN." WTHSP 35 (1981), pp. 103-117.


Union City

Centennial Committee. A century on parade; centennial diadem of Dixie: Union City, 1854-1954, celebration June 20 to 30, 1954. Union City, n.p., 1954. 92 pp.

Dietzel, Ed. Now let's go back: Ed Dietzel remembers Union City. Union City, Obion County Hist. Soc., 1977. 88 pp. (reprinted 1988 by Lanzier Print Co.)

Flood insurance study: city of Union City, TN, Obion County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1980. 16 pp.

Forrester, Rebel C. "Tallyhos & tights: the showgirl & the playboy." WTHSP 45 (1991), pp. 124-139.

Historic souvenir Union City, TN; commercial & industrial advantages. Union City, n.p., 1912. 20 pp.

Maness, Lonnie E. "A ruse that worked: the capture of Union City in 1864." WTHSP 30 (1976), pp. 91-103.

Union City TN Plann. Comm. Economic survey of Union City. Prepared by Robert Cassell & William E. McIntyre. Union City, the Commission, 1948. 13 pp.