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
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.
Back in the Day: Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring
Author Kurt Vetters discusses his newest books, Confederate Winter and Freedom Spring.
Back in the Day Podcast: Runaways, Coffles, & Fancy Girls: History of Slavery in Tennessee
Metro Archivist Ken Fieth speaks with Bill Carey, a.k.a. History Bill, on his new book about Slavery in Nashville and Davidson County.
Who Shot Haynie?
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.
Back in the Day Podcast: US Weather Service Nashville Station Journals, Celestial Events, and the Buffalo Balloon
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.
Back in the Day Podcast: Over There, Over Here: Tennesseans in World War One
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.
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Love the local history!
This is a fantastic pod for anyone interested in history local to Nashville.