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MacMillan, Hugh W. photographs and video of Alpine, Tennessee

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Scenic overlooks, multiple homes, people, the Alpine Institute and structures afficliated with the school, ranchers on a farm, and a baseball game. Dr. Hugh W. MacMillan ; From the donation letter: Dr. MacMillan was a dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio who went down at the request of the board to give the students dental check-ups. Dr. MacMillan died in 1992 at the age of 101, and left this collection behind. Overton County, From state plaque - Alpine School - Organized by Dr. John L. Dillard on the top of Alpine Mountain in 1821, the school was moved off the mountain after the Civil War and named Alpine Institute. A. H. Roberts, later governor, taught there in the early 1890s. The school was revived in 1917 by the Board of the National Missions of the U.S.A. Presbyterian Church. The elementary school in 1936 and the high school in 1946 were turned over to Overton County. Notes - the photos from 1992 show the rubble of the school.

1930

 Front view of an overgrown log home in Alpine Tennessee.

1935

 Black and white photograph of an unnamed mountain range in the Alpine area.

1935

 Photograph of the porch from the log house featured in other photographs in the collection. In the front is Hugh W. MacMillan's wife, Floy. Next to her is their ten-year-old daughter, Elizabeth. The man standing against the wall is unknown.

1935

 Multiple students of varying age can be seen standing outside of the Alpine Institute. The six boys in the front from left to right are Robert Ferrel, Jr., Charles Jones, Clyde Ledbetter, Willard Cantrell, Douglas (?), and I.M. Norris.

1935

 An unknown man stands in the field in front of the log house featured in other photographs within this collection.

1935

 The Mullins' barn on the Mullins' farm in Alpine, Tennessee.

1935

 Additional image of the mountain range from other photographs in this same collection. This particular photography includes a large tree to the right and a small construction table center-left.

1935

 Photograph of the same mountains from other photographs in this collection with two tables visible in the frame.

1935

 Another view of the same log home in other photographs of this collection.

1935

Side view of a log house near Alpine, Tennessee

1935

 This is a black and white photograph of Miller Hall on the campus of the Alpine Institute where multiple people are seen entering the building.

1935

 Wide photograph of a field with a small house in the distance and mountains in the background.

1935

 An additional black and white photograph of the mountains in Alpine Tennessee

1935

 This photograph is taken from the inside of a new church as it is under construction. The center of the photo looks through a window out onto the nearby mountains and fields.

1935

 

1935

 Seven girls pose in front of the Alpine Institute for this photograph. From left to right, the girls are named Goldie Smith, (?) Cantrell, (?) Cantrell, Erline Cantrell, Clara (?), Beatrice Smith, and (?) Newberry.

1935

 Photograph of the Alpine school bus as it is in motion.

1935

Image of two children and a man surrounding the well next to the manse at the Alpine Institute. Pictured from left to right are Elizabeth MacMillan, Jim MacMillan, and an unknown man.

1935

 The Hutson Mullinses children, Bethel on the pony and Mildred, standing.

1935

 Image of the Christ Church Presbyterian as it was being constructed.

1935

 Photograph of a local dispensary which also contained rooms for a nurse and a teacher near Alpine Institute

1935

 Field behind the boys' dormitory with a mountain range in the background

1935

 This photograph shows fifteen students of the Alpine Institute of various ages. Some of them hold books or lunchboxes. From left to right appear Shirley Thomas, Thomas Smith, Frank Beaty, Robert Ferrell, Jr., Clifford Jones, Irvin Ledbetter, Tilgard Smith, and an unknown boy. The back row from left to right appears an unknown boy, (?) Lacy, Johnny Crawford, Gilbert Smith, Dow Williamson, Fred McDonald and Fred Smith..

1935

 

1935

 Photograph of the girls' dormitory at Alpine Institute. Four students, two boys and two girls, are shown in front of the building.

1935

 Photograph of the Christ Church Presbyterian under construction while Luther Ledbetter was caretaker of the building.

1935

 Five people are posing in the window of a classroom in the Alpine Institute. There are four girls, two of which look quite young, and one man who is possibly the teacher.

1935

 Photograph of the boys' dormitory at Alpine Institute.

1935

 Black and white photograph of an old church with a church bell and visible deterioration to the building. Stone for the church was quarried on the mountain and brought down on old wagons by mule teams.

1935

 An additional image of the shops building from a distance at Alpine Institute.

1935

 This is a photograph of Norrises Gas Station in Alpine Tennessee. It includes Gulf gas pumps and three cars can be seen in the photograph. Five people can also bee seen, four standing around a car conversing, and the other walking down the road.

1935

 Shops building at the Alpine school used for printing, woodworking, and car engine repairs.

1935

 This is a black and white photograph of the Alpine Institute taken from an angel that shows the front of the building, including a view of various trees in the foreground.

1935

 A more direct view of the Alpine Institute than in "The Alpine School, Front" is seen in this photograph. Students can be seen on the stairs of the building.

1935

Ten men pose outside of the Floyd Brown store in Alpine, Tennessee. Pictured from left to right are Ridley Mullins, Orville Smith, Baxter Deck, Luther Ledbetter, Floyd Brown (store owner), Shirley Thomas, Alfred Thomas, Emmet Winton, John Tom Koger, and Lanie Joe Ledbetter.

1935

 

1930

 A side view of the Floyd Brown store in Alpine Tennessee shows two people walking down the road towards the store, a mule, and a horse. There are also a few people sitting outside of the doors to the store.

1935

 This photograph shows three adult men standing to the left side on a barn and four children, two boys and two girls, on the right side. The men from left to right are Bruce MacMillan, Hutson Mullins, and Pete MacMillan. The children in in the back from left to right are Elizabeth MacMillan and Jim Macmillan. The two in front from left to right are Mildred Mullins and Bethel Mullins.

1935

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