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.
Tennessee's Connection to the women of World War 2
Historian DeAnn Killon discusses some of the Tennessee Women that contributed to the United States victory in World War 2
Hard Hickory, Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812
In this episode from 2019, Tony Turnbow discusses his nonfiction History book, Hardened to Hickory: the missing chapter of Andrew Jackson's Life.
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.
Love the local history!
This is a fantastic pod for anyone interested in history local to Nashville.