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Cross, Edward Dallas, 1907-2000

 Person

Edward Dallas Cross was born October 8, 1907, in Piney Flats, Sullivan County, Tennessee. A 1926 graduate of Bluff City High School, Bluff City, Tennessee, he attended East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee, where he earned a master's degree in vocational agriculture. During World War II he served in the 175th Infantry, 29th Division, United States Army, in the European theater. Cross was a public school teacher in Sullivan County, Tennessee, and an employee of Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore, Maryland, before retiring and returning to Piney Flats. Edward D. Cross died Thursday, June 8, 2000.

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Edward D. Cross Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-511
Scope and Contents The Edward D. Cross Collection consists of 85 scrapbooks compiled by the donor. The scrapbooks contain clippings from newspapers and popular magazines, photographs, stamps, correspondence, currency, obituaries, postcards, brochures, tickets, membership cards, licenses, formal announcements, and other printed ephemera. Some of the items pasted in the scrapbooks are undated, but the dated items are from the period 1901 to 1993. There are also some World War II-era German photographs and postcards.