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History Podcasts

Back in the Day Podcast is a series of interviews with historians, related to Tennessee and Middle Tennessee history. It's produced by Metropolitan Archives of Nashville & Davidson County.

Back in the Day Podcast is a series of interviews with historians, related to Tennessee and Middle Tennessee history. It's produced by Metropolitan Archives of Nashville & Davidson County.

Location:

United States

Description:

Back in the Day Podcast is a series of interviews with historians, related to Tennessee and Middle Tennessee history. It's produced by Metropolitan Archives of Nashville & Davidson County.

Language:

English


Episodes

Back in the Day

8/2/2019
In this episode, Metro Archivist Ken Fieth talks with local historian, author and Professor Todd Van Beck on funeral practices during the American Civil War, 1861-1865.

Duration:00:32:16

Back in the Day: Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring

4/30/2019
Author Kurt Vetters discusses his newest books, Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring.

Duration:00:24:15

Back in the Day Podcast: Runaways, Coffles, & Fancy Girls: History of Slavery in Tennessee

8/8/2018
Metro Archivist Ken Fieth speaks with Bill Carey, a.k.a. History Bill, on his new book about Slavery in Nashville and Davidson County.

Duration:00:37:22

Who Shot Haynie?

7/20/2018
The lead story on May 24th, 1968 was the killing of popular, well-known Chevrolet dealership owner Haynie Gourley. Not since the Cooper-Carmack case of 1908 had Nashville been so pre-occupied with a murder investigation. The murder is still unsolved.

Duration:00:41:37

Back in the Day Podcast: US Weather Service Nashville Station Journals, Celestial Events, and the Buffalo Balloon

5/19/2018
Sarah Arntz, an Archivist with the Metro Archives, speaks about her recent processing of the US Weather Service, Nashville Station journals. Some of the more interesting entries relate sightings of the Northern Lights and the first Airmail balloon—The Buffalo—making trips across Nashville.

Duration:00:19:23

Back in the Day Podcast: Over There, Over Here: Tennesseans in World War One

5/12/2018
During this episode, Myers Brown, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives Development Program, discusses their project to collect and preserve the records of Tennesseans during the war.

Duration:00:27:44

Back in the Day Podcast: And the Walls Came Crashing Down: Lifeway Tower Implosion

5/5/2018
Archivist Drew Mahan discusses the use of implosion technology and the recent implosion of the Lifeway Draper Tower.

Duration:00:23:25

Back in the Day: Anti-German Sentiment in Nashville during World War One

3/3/2018
Nashville had a strong second generation German community by the time of World War One. Amy Wannamacher discusses the impact of the strong Anti-German sentiment expressed on the National, State and local level on the Nashville German community.

Duration:00:36:18

Back in the Day Podcast: Tennessee in WWI

2/6/2018
During this episode, Metropolitan Archivist Ken Fieth welcomes Mark Thompson for a discussion in commemoration of the United States' entry into World War I, just over one hundred years ago. Mark is a living history interpreter and student of America's military and wars.

Duration:00:56:15