The UT Libraries has created an online digital collection of photos and home movies of the Smokies taken in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s by a Townsend businessman. Folk songs performed by local musicians have been added to the originally silent film clips. The William Derris Collection, composed of 334 slides and twelve film clips,
Professor Anne Smith has a good picture of how some students transition to college life at UT. For three years, she taught a First-Year Studies 129 course on photography called Capturing Your Transition to College.
Literature lovers are invited to the Leo Tolstoy Festival on Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24.