Tennessee public school students gathered at the University of Memphis Saturday to show their wares and awareness at annual History Day activities. (Winners of the competition are listed at the Tennessee History Day 2005 Web site:

Looking over the day's schedule were (l to r) Dr. Shirley Raines, U of M president; Dr. Beverly Bond (rear), chair of African and African-American Studies; and Dr. Janann Sherman, chair of the university's History Department.

Forrest Wentzel of Knoxville recreates the Woody Guthrie era, complete with slogan affixed to guitar.

Zach McCathey of Greenville in front of his montage exhibit of the pivotal 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debate.

Franklin students Sarah Paris, Allison Mills, and Megan Crowell present their documentary on the "Underground Railroad" transporting slaves to freedom, as Judges Leigh Ann Wilson and Tarique Martin observe.


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