A comprehensive and engaging guide for both visitors and residents, Historic Knoxville offers a wide-ranging guided tour to scores of places and institutions relevant to the city’s little-known but endlessly fascinating history.
A community need a stable culture, and a sense of mutual tradition, to celebrate holidays consistently. To some extent, these stories mark Knoxville's growth and self awareness as a permanent community - and, at times, a pretty festive one. A book of stories about holidays and how they have been celebrated in Knoxville over the years
A collection of remarkable stories documenting Knoxville's celebration of the Christmas season since the 1800's. From Dickens and dolls, to parades and pageants. From glittering lights and dragon balloons, to the first municipal Christmas tree.
A collection of freshly researched illustrated stories highlighting the history and culture of Knoxville by Jack Neely, featuring: Knoxville’s Greatest Disaster: The Freshet of 1867; The Advent of Electric Illumination in Knoxville; Suttree Landing: Cal Johnson’s First Speedway; and more
Authors Paul James and Jack Neely, of the Knoxville History Project, chronicle the story of downtown Knoxville through a fascinating collection of vintage photographs and illustrations from local archives and collections.
A century after the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 that gave women the right to vote, author and tour guide Laura Still delves into the history of the women's suffrage movement in Knoxville. Also included are Jack Neely's profiles of Knoxville legislators of the time, a short history of the Knoxville Female Academy, and a tour of downtown sites where suffrage history was made.
One by one, healthy foods, fruits, and vegetables run and walk from far and wide to come and help their friends Ray and Fay feel better. This previously unpublished children's story from the Beck Cultural Exchange Center, was written by Ruth Cobb Brice, a lifelong teacher and notable Knoxville artist.
Within these pages are the stories of five remarkable Knoxvillians who deserve to be better known. All are new stories in print for the first time, collectively a few more pieces of the puzzle that is Knoxville.