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COVID-19 Pandemic collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0157
Scope and Contents Webpages, social media, emails, photographs, posters, newsletters, personal essays, and digital ephemera related to the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee.
Dates: 2020 - 2021

Social Movements collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-0000-0141
Content Description Documents activism and responses to activism in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Topics include activism against anti-Black police brutality and criminizalization of poverty. Content warning: some responses to protests contain dehumanizing, white supremacist, anti-Black racist, and antisemitic language and images. Some responses also call for and glorify violence against protesters.Physical materials include four signs from the June 6, 2020 Black Lives Matter protests for...
Dates: 2016 - 2021

Tornado collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0142
Content Description This collection documents the local community response to tornadoes that touched down in Putnam County, Tennessee, on March 3, 2020 through materials gathered by the Tennessee Tech University Archives and Special Collections. It includes responses from the City of Cookeville and Putnam County, Tennessee Technological University, and numerous places and businesses in the Upper Cumberland. The bulk of the collection consists of webpages, photographs, videos, and screenshots of social media and...
Dates: 2020 - 2021