Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed April 12
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed April 10
  • Closed April 12
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed April 10
865-215-8800

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  • February 14, 2020 - 9:00am to June 14, 2020 - 5:00pm
    Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era
    Introduction

    Knoxville occupies a unique place in the American South. Following the Civil War, residents felt it was one of the few racially tolerant cities in the region. Unlike most cities in the South, African Americans in Knoxville could vote, hold public office, serve as police officers, and sit on juries. Despite this, racial tensions...

  • February 22, 2020 - 9:30am
    Jonesborough Genealogical Society
    Program

    The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host our February Genealogy Day on Saturday, February 22nd at 9:30 am at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library. The JGS will host William Isom, II with Black in Appalachia for a Black History Month talk entitled "Researching Black Families in the Mountain South." This talk will include a...

  • February 22, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Students use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site. Items to be explored include available records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books...

  • March 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Students use individual computers to access over 10 billion records including census and voter lists, birth, marriage & death, military, immigration & emigration, newspapers and periodicals, pictures, stories & histories, directories, court, land...

  • March 14, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Kentucky Genealogical Society
    Class-Workshop

    Researching Your Irish & Scots-Irish Roots
    A special, all-day KGS 2nd Saturday Genealogy event
    March 14, 2020 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.

    Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the
    Ulster...

  • March 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Class-Workshop

    Instructor: Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Cells/chromosomes/DNA, types of DNA studies (Y, mito, auto), DNA strings, string inheritance, 5-generation possibility, autosomal descent, matching probabilities, time arenas, ethnic origins, limitations. Lecture will be in the first floor auditorium. No pre-registration required.

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