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Back in the Day
32 minutes | a year ago
Back in the Day
In this episode, Metro Archivist Ken Fieth talks with local historian, author and Professor Todd Van Beck on funeral practices during the American Civil War, 1861-1865.
24 minutes | 2 years ago
Back in the Day: Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring
Author Kurt Vetters discusses his newest books, Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring.
37 minutes | 2 years ago
Back in the Day Podcast: Runaways, Coffles, & Fancy Girls: History of Slavery in Tennessee
Metro Archivist Ken Fieth speaks with Bill Carey, a.k.a. History Bill, on his new book about Slavery in Nashville and Davidson County.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
Who Shot Haynie?
The lead story on May 24th, 1968 was the killing of popular, well-known Chevrolet dealership owner Haynie Gourley. Not since the Cooper-Carmack case of 1908 had Nashville been so pre-occupied with a murder investigation. The murder is still unsolved.
19 minutes | 3 years ago
Back in the Day Podcast: US Weather Service Nashville Station Journals, Celestial Events, and the Buffalo Balloon
Sarah Arntz, an Archivist with the Metro Archives, speaks about her recent processing of the US Weather Service, Nashville Station journals. Some of the more interesting entries relate sightings of the Northern Lights and the first Airmail balloon—The Buffalo—making trips across Nashville.
28 minutes | 3 years ago
Back in the Day Podcast: Over There, Over Here: Tennesseans in World War One
During this episode, Myers Brown, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives Development Program, discusses their project to collect and preserve the records of Tennesseans during the war.
23 minutes | 3 years ago
Back in the Day Podcast: And the Walls Came Crashing Down: Lifeway Tower Implosion
Archivist Drew Mahan discusses the use of implosion technology and the recent implosion of the Lifeway Draper Tower.
36 minutes | 3 years ago
Back in the Day: Anti-German Sentiment in Nashville during World War One
Nashville had a strong second generation German community by the time of World War One. Amy Wannamacher discusses the impact of the strong Anti-German sentiment expressed on the National, State and local level on the Nashville German community.
56 minutes | 3 years ago
Back in the Day Podcast: Tennessee in WWI
During this episode, Metropolitan Archivist Ken Fieth welcomes Mark Thompson for a discussion in commemoration of the United States' entry into World War I, just over one hundred years ago. Mark is a living history interpreter and student of America's military and wars.
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