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Beverly Briley Papers

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1950
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Scope and content: Typescripts of speeches and a small quantity of miscellaneous documents, audio recordings, and photographs, ranging in dates from 1950 to 1975, regarding Beverly Briley’s public career as Davidson County Judge (1950-1963) and first mayor (1963-1975) of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee. These materials show an effort to explain and promote consolidated government to local citizens and officials. The items were selected and kept by Mayor Briley for his own personal use.
Series I. Speech typescripts, 1954-1972, focus on efficiency and streamlining of county government, and were delivered to groups both national and local. Included are: Briley's Inaugural Address (1963); annual State of Metro addresses (1964-1970); and plans for the future, along with speeches on local issues and a small quantity of miscellaneous documents.
Series II. Audio recordings, 1965-1973, include some meetings between Briley and community leaders on various subjects. Three of the recordings are related to civil unrest in Nashville following a speaking engagement at Vanderbilt University by black activist Stokely Carmichael in 1967. Many recordings of local radio interviews and public service “Metro Action Reports” are examples of ongoing efforts to keep the public informed about their government. While Mayor Briley is not present on all recordings, other individuals from Metro government and the community are the speakers. Also included are some campaign jingles.
Series III. Photographs, 1950-1975, predominently show Mayor Briley at various events in and around Nashville. However, because of his expertise in innovative local government, many images show him speaking in other locations around the country, often pictured with notable politicians of the day. Other subjects include: campaigns and elections; Metro meetings and Metro-related activities; a large quantity of ribbon-cuttings, ground-breakings and similar grand opening activities for a wide variety of buildings and businesses; the granting or receiving of awards; meetings with celebrities or planned press events; banquets; and numerous images of Briley with children.
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Advertising, Political
Advertising, Political -- Tennessee
African American civic leaders
African American civic leaders -- Tennessee -- Nashville
African American lawyers
African American lawyers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
African Americans
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Tennessee -- Nashville
African Americans -- Political activity
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century
Air
Air -- Pollution -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Alumni and alumnae
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. -- Al Menah Temple (Nashville, Tenn.)
Awards
Bass, Ross
Bass, Ross, -- 1918-1993 -- Photographs
Battle, Dick
Battle, Dick, -- d. 1997
Black-and-white photographs
Black power
Black power -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Boy Scouts of America. -- Middle Tennessee Council
Briley, Beverly
Briley, Beverly, -- 1914-1980
Briley, Dee
Briley, Dee -- (Dorothy), -- d. 1980
Buildings, structures, etc
Campaign speeches
Campaign speeches -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Carmichael, Stokely
Carmichael, Stokely, -- 1941-1998
Casey, Joe
Celebrities
Celebrities -- United States -- Photographs
Central business districts
Central business districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Children and politics
Children and politics -- Southern States -- Photographs
Children and politics -- Tennessee -- Photographs
Children and politics -- United States -- Photographs
Cities and towns
Cities and towns -- Growth
Cities and towns -- Southern States
Cities and towns -- Tennessee
City council members
City council members -- Tennessee -- Nashville
City councils
City councils -- Tennessee -- Nashville
City promotion
City promotion -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Civic improvement
Civic improvement -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Civic leaders
Civic leaders -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Civil rights movements -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Clement, Frank Goad
Clement, Frank Goad -- Photographs
Color photographs
Communication in city planning
Communication in city planning -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Community development, Urban
County government
County government -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
County services
County services -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Cumberland University -- Alumni and alumnae
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Description and travel
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Officials and employees
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Democratic Party (Tenn.)
Description and travel
Dinners and dining
Dinners and dining -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Photographs
Dirksen, Everett McKinley
Dirksen, Everett McKinley -- Photographs
Documents
Dunn, Winfield
Dunn, Winfield, -- 1927- -- Photographs
Elections
Elections -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Elections -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Ellington, Buford
Ellington, Buford, -- 1907-1972 -- Photographs
Exchange Club of Nashville (Tenn.)
Forums (discussion and debate)
Forums (discussion and debate) -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Fulton, Richard Harmon
Fulton, Richard Harmon, -- 1927- -- Photographs
Goldberg, Arthur J
Goldberg, Arthur J. -- Photographs
Gore, Albert
Gore, Albert, -- 1907-1998 -- Photographs
Government and the press
Government and the press -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Grand ole opry (Radio program)
Growth
History
Horton, Robert
Horton, Robert -- (Robert Alexander), -- d. 1998
Humphrey, Hubert H
Humphrey, Hubert H. -- (Hubert Horatio), -- 1911-1978 -- Photographs
Johnson, Lyndon B
Johnson, Lyndon B. -- (Lyndon Baines), -- 1908-1973 -- Photographs
Judges
Judges -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Judges -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Kefauver, Estes
Kefauver, Estes, -- 1903-1963 -- Photographs
Kennedy, John F
Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963 -- Photographs
Lawyers
Lawyers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Legislators
Legislators -- Tennessee
Legislators -- United States
Local government
Local government -- Awards
Local government -- Planning
Local government -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Local government -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Officials and employees
Local government -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Local government and the press
Local government and the press -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Local government and the press -- United States
Looby, Z. Alexander
Looby, Z. Alexander -- (Zephaniah Alexander), -- 1899-1972
Mayors
Mayors -- Southern States
Mayors -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Mayors -- United States
McCarthy, Eugene J
McCarthy, Eugene J., -- 1916-2005 -- Photographs
Metropolitan government
Metropolitan government -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Mills, Wilbur D
Mills, Wilbur D. -- (Wilbur Daigh), -- 1909-1992 -- Photographs
Municipal engineering
Municipal engineering -- Planning
Municipal government
Municipal government -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Municipal water supply
Municipal water supply -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Muskie, Edmund S
Muskie, Edmund S., -- 1914-1996 -- Photographs
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Description and travel
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Officials and employees
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Race relations
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government
Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.). -- Mayor's Office
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Nashville Metropolitan Council
Nashville Thermal Transfer Corporation
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- Nashville Branch
National Association of Counties
National Association of County Officials (U.S.)
National League of Cities
Nixon, Richard M
Nixon, Richard M. -- (Richard Milhous), -- 1913-1994 -- Photographs
North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Race relations
North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Officials and employees
Photographs
Photographs -- Political aspects
Planning
Political activity
Political aspects
Political campaigns
Political campaigns -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Political candidates
Political candidates -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Political culture
Political culture -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Political oratory
Political oratory -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Political parties
Political parties -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Politicians
Politicians -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Politics and culture
Politics and culture -- Southern States
Politics and culture -- Tennessee
Politics and culture -- United States
Politics and government
Pollution
Presidents
Presidents -- United States -- Photographs
Press and politics
Press and politics -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Public administration
Public administration -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Public administration -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Public buildings
Public buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Public meetings
Public meetings -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Public safety
Public safety -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Public works
Public works -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Public works -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Race relations
Radio addresses, debates, etc
Radio addresses, debates, etc. -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Riots
Riots -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Rockefeller, Nelson A
Rockefeller, Nelson A. -- (Nelson Aldrich), -- 1908-1979 -- Photographs
Sanitary engineering
Sanitary engineering -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Sanitary engineering -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Sewerage
Sewerage -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Sewerage -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Social conditions
Social life and customs
Sound recordings
Southern States
Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Southern States -- Race relations
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Speeches (documents)
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- 20th century -- Sources
Suncoast League of Municipalities
Taxation
Taxation -- Tennessee -- Davidson County
Taxation -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Tennessee Municipal League
Transcripts
Typescripts
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States Conference of Mayors
Urban policy
Urban policy -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Urban renewal
Urban renewal -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Visits of state
Visits of state -- Tennessee -- Nashville
West, Ben
West, Ben, -- 1911-1974
Williams, Avon N
Williams, Avon N., -- 1921-1994
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subject_facet Advertising, Political -- Tennessee, African American civic leaders -- Tennessee -- Nashville, African American lawyers -- Tennessee -- Nashville, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Tennessee -- Nashville, African Americans -- Political activity, African Americans -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century, Air -- Pollution -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. -- Al Menah Temple (Nashville, Tenn.), Bass, Ross, -- 1918-1993 -- Photographs, Battle, Dick, -- d. 1997, Black power -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Black-and-white photographs, Boy Scouts of America. -- Middle Tennessee Council, Briley, Beverly, -- 1914-1980, Briley, Dee -- (Dorothy), -- d. 1980, Campaign speeches -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Carmichael, Stokely, -- 1941-1998, Casey, Joe, Celebrities -- United States -- Photographs, Central business districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Children and politics -- Southern States -- Photographs, Children and politics -- Tennessee -- Photographs, Children and politics -- United States -- Photographs, Cities and towns -- Growth, Cities and towns -- Southern States, Cities and towns -- Tennessee, City council members -- Tennessee -- Nashville, City councils -- Tennessee -- Nashville, City promotion -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Civic improvement -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Civic leaders -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Civil rights movements -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Clement, Frank Goad -- Photographs, Color photographs, Communication in city planning -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Community development, Urban, County government -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, County services -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Cumberland University -- Alumni and alumnae, Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Description and travel, Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Officials and employees, Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century, Democratic Party (Tenn.), Dinners and dining -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Photographs, Dirksen, Everett McKinley -- Photographs, Documents, Dunn, Winfield, -- 1927- -- Photographs, Elections -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Elections -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Ellington, Buford, -- 1907-1972 -- Photographs, Exchange Club of Nashville (Tenn.), Forums (discussion and debate) -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Fulton, Richard Harmon, -- 1927- -- Photographs, Goldberg, Arthur J. -- Photographs, Gore, Albert, -- 1907-1998 -- Photographs, Government and the press -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Grand ole opry (Radio program), Horton, Robert -- (Robert Alexander), -- d. 1998, Humphrey, Hubert H. -- (Hubert Horatio), -- 1911-1978 -- Photographs, Johnson, Lyndon B. -- (Lyndon Baines), -- 1908-1973 -- Photographs, Judges -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Judges -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Kefauver, Estes, -- 1903-1963 -- Photographs, Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963 -- Photographs, Lawyers -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Legislators -- Tennessee, Legislators -- United States, Local government -- Awards, Local government -- Planning, Local government -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Local government -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Officials and employees, Local government -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Local government and the press -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Local government and the press -- United States, Looby, Z. Alexander -- (Zephaniah Alexander), -- 1899-1972, Mayors -- Southern States, Mayors -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Mayors -- United States, McCarthy, Eugene J., -- 1916-2005 -- Photographs, Metropolitan government -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Mills, Wilbur D. -- (Wilbur Daigh), -- 1909-1992 -- Photographs, Municipal engineering -- Planning, Municipal government -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Municipal water supply -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Muskie, Edmund S., -- 1914-1996 -- Photographs, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Description and travel, Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Officials and employees, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Race relations, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nashville Metropolitan Council, Nashville Thermal Transfer Corporation, Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government, Nashville and Davidson County (Tenn.). -- Mayor's Office, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- Nashville Branch, National Association of Counties, National Association of County Officials (U.S.), National League of Cities, Nixon, Richard M. -- (Richard Milhous), -- 1913-1994 -- Photographs, North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Race relations, North Nashville (Nashville, Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, Photographs, Photographs -- Political aspects, Political campaigns -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Political candidates -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Political culture -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Political oratory -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Political parties -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Politicians -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Politics and culture -- Southern States, Politics and culture -- Tennessee, Politics and culture -- United States, Presidents -- United States -- Photographs, Press and politics -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Public administration -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Public administration -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Public buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Public meetings -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Public safety -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Public works -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Public works -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Radio addresses, debates, etc. -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Riots -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Rockefeller, Nelson A. -- (Nelson Aldrich), -- 1908-1979 -- Photographs, Sanitary engineering -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Sanitary engineering -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Sewerage -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Sewerage -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Sound recordings, Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Southern States -- Politics and government -- 20th century, Southern States -- Race relations, Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century, Speeches (documents), Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- 20th century -- Sources, Suncoast League of Municipalities, Taxation -- Tennessee -- Davidson County, Taxation -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Tennessee Municipal League, Transcripts, Typescripts, United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century, United States Conference of Mayors, Urban policy -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Urban renewal -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Visits of state -- Tennessee -- Nashville, West, Ben, -- 1911-1974, Williams, Avon N., -- 1921-1994
title_display Beverly Briley Papers
title_full Beverly Briley Papers, 1950-1975 (bulk 1963-1975) Briley, Beverly, 1914-1980.
title_short Beverly Briley Papers
topic_facet Advertising, Political, African American civic leaders, African American lawyers, African Americans, Air, Alumni and alumnae, Awards, Bass, Ross, Battle, Dick, Black power, Briley, Beverly, Briley, Dee, Buildings, structures, etc, Campaign speeches, Carmichael, Stokely, Casey, Joe, Celebrities, Central business districts, Children and politics, Cities and towns, City council members, City councils, City promotion, Civic improvement, Civic leaders, Civil rights, Civil rights movements, Clement, Frank Goad, Communication in city planning, Community development, Urban, County government, County services, Description and travel, Dinners and dining, Dirksen, Everett McKinley, Dunn, Winfield, Elections, Ellington, Buford, Forums (discussion and debate), Fulton, Richard Harmon, Goldberg, Arthur J, Gore, Albert, Government and the press, Growth, History, Horton, Robert, Humphrey, Hubert H, Johnson, Lyndon B, Judges, Kefauver, Estes, Kennedy, John F, Lawyers, Legislators, Local government, Local government and the press, Looby, Z. Alexander, Mayors, McCarthy, Eugene J, Metropolitan government, Mills, Wilbur D, Municipal engineering, Municipal government, Municipal water supply, Muskie, Edmund S, Nixon, Richard M, Officials and employees, Photographs, Planning, Political activity, Political aspects, Political campaigns, Political candidates, Political culture, Political oratory, Political parties, Politicians, Politics and culture, Politics and government, Pollution, Presidents, Press and politics, Public administration, Public buildings, Public meetings, Public safety, Public works, Race relations, Radio addresses, debates, etc, Riots, Rockefeller, Nelson A, Sanitary engineering, Sewerage, Social conditions, Social life and customs, Southern States, Speeches, addresses, etc., American, Taxation, Urban policy, Urban renewal, Visits of state, West, Ben, Williams, Avon N