Jane Dulaney Hilbert: Aviator of the Tri-Cities

The following post was authored by Jessica Newell, candidate for a Masters in Liberal Studies (Archival Studies Concentration) at East Tennessee State University and Graduate Assistant at the Archives of Appalachia. Jessica researched the Joseph Louis and Jane Dulaney Hilbert Papers as part of her thesis work. Jane Dulaney Hilbert’s materials at the Archives of …

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Benny & Eula Sims Collection and “Not Just Whistlin’ Dixie”

We've recently finished processing the Benny and Eula Sims Collection (the online guide may be accessed by clicking here). While the bulk of the collection includes numerous songbooks, there are also handwritten lyrics, photographs, and documentation of Benny Sims’ involvement in the Air Force Orchestra during World War II. Songbooks, such as the ones pictured …

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