The Tennessee State Library & Archives has launched a major effort to collect digital records of how World War I affected Tennesseans. Archivists will be traveling throughout the state to digitally scan and photograph documents, maps, photographs, uniforms, and other artifacts related to World War I that are owned by private citizens.
The next event will be at:
the Jackson-Madison County Public Library
433 East Lafayette Street
Thursday, November 3 (2 p.m. – 7 p.m.)
Friday, Nov. 4 (9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.)
Archivists will provide tips on how to care for these rare treasures.
Items to be scanned can include:
letters, photographs, diaries, military records, maps, sketches,
weapons, uniforms and other items related to the war.
All items must be:
original (no photocopies or reproductions)
owned by the person bringing them to the event.
To reserve time on one of those dates:
or go online at:
This event is part of the Fall 2016 Great War Commemoration,
“The Home Front in Tennessee” http://tnsos.net/TSLA/GWC/index.htm
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