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Photographs

The Tennessee Room has a collection of photographs and postcards pertaining to Jackson's past.  The  photographs are mostly copy prints provided by various donors.  A selection from our collection is available for viewing online through the courtesy of Main Street Publishing and Research in Jackson, Tennessee.  Click here to visit this collection.

A selection of photographs from the Jackson Business History Collection can be viewed at www.volunteervoices.org by doing a simple search of the Digital Collection using the words:   Jackson Business.


Newspapers

To search for a certain year or newspaper you can press Ctrl + f on your keyboard to bring up search box. Once you have the search box you are able to type in the year or title of the newspaper you are looking for.

To see a full PDF listing of our Newspaper Inventory Click Here. Page may take a few moments to load. Please be patient.


Census Records

Microfilm:

Tennessee:

  • 1810-(Rutherford and Grainger Counties only)
  • 1820-1880
  • 1890 - Civil War Union soldiers enumeration only
  • 1900 - 1930

Tennessee Soundex 

  • 1880
  • 1990-1930 

Tennessee Special Schedules 

  • Agriculture:   1850-1880
  • Industry:  1850
  • Manufacture:  1860-1880
  • Social:   1850-1870
  • Mortality:   1850-1860; 1880
  • Male Inhabitants over age 21:  1891

Virginia 

  • 1790
  • 1810-1820

North Carolina

  • 1790-1820

South Carolina

  • 1790-1820

Kentucky

  • 1810

Connecticut

  • 1790

Maine

  • 1790

Maryland

  • 1790

Massachusetts

  • 1790

New Hampshire

  • 1790

New York

  • 1790

Pennsylvania

  • 1790

Rhode Island

  • 1790

Vermont

  • 1790

Census Descriptions of Geographic Subdivisions

  • 1830-1910


Tennessee Vital Records

Microfilm:

  • Tennessee Death Indexes 1908-1957

  • Tennessee Death Certificates 1908-1957

  • Tennessee Birth Index 1908-1912

  • Tennessee Birth Certificates 1908-1912  (Madison County only)

  • Index to Tennessee Delayed Birth Certificates (prior to 1914)



Funeral Home Records:

  • Griffin Funeral Home 1889-1960

  • Griffin Funeral Home 1964-1989

  • Smith Funeral Home 1930-1993



Jackson City Directories:

  • various dates beginning with 1872 (current City Directory in Reference Department)