Tennessee State Library and Archives

Library and Archives Workshop: Grounded in Tradition: The Tennessee State Capitol

In this installment of the Tennessee State Library and Archives free workshop series, Assistant State Archivist Dr. Wayne Moore shares the stories of those who labored on the Capitol, from the unpaid prisoners to William Strickland himself, from 19th century African American stonecutters and Irish masons to the 21st century Rock City crews. These and other new facts about the Capitol emerge from the wealth of records at the State Library and Archives.

Library and Archives Workshop: Cross Connections to the Civil War

The Civil War has touched the life of almost every U.S. citizen but connecting families with complete records can present challenges. Presenter J. Mark Lowe demonstrates how to search and use the wide variety of records available through the Tennessee State Library and Archives to draw a more complete picture of their Civil War ancestor and family history.

Library and Archives Workshop: The Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA)

Digital Materials Librarian Jennifer Randles will take attendees on a tour of the newly-redesigned Tennessee Virtual Archive (TeVA). The free online repository of Tennessee’s history contains valuable collections, such as photographs, documents, maps, postcards, audio, and video. Learn how to quickly find what you need in TeVA’s collections and view some of the many items available via the website.
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