Biographies of numerous Hamilton County, Tennessee, residents in the late 1800s, and other historical material is included in this spiral bound booklet taken from three sources: History of Tennessee, originally published in 1887 by Goodspeed Publishing Co., Counties of Tennessee by Austin P. Foster (1923), and Tennessee, a Guide to the State (1939). Hamilton County includes the City of Chattanooga. The new 69-page 11 x 8 1/2 inch spiral-bound booklet is printed on 60# paper with the print enlarged for easier reading. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. A second booklet containing Goodspeed's History of Hamilton County is also available. Besides being of interest to their decendants, the biographies often give insight to the history of the area and the times. The biographies include: D.M. Agey, J.W. Agey, Paul R. Albert, J.A. Allen, John C. Anderson, James T. Arnold, C.H. Baldwin, John C. Banks, Hugh R. Banks, George A. Barnes, Thomas E.V. Barkley, Dr. G.A. Baxter, Henry C. Beck, Dr. J.T. Bell, Dr. H, Berlin, Charles W. Biese, Dr. U.D. Billmeyer, Samuel Blair, Dr. M. Block, Peter Bolton, Samuel Born, William M. Brundage, William A. Campbell, John T. Cahill, M. Cary, D.T. Carpenter, Halbert B. Case, Wilford Caulkins, James A. Caldwell, A.C. Carey, J.B. Cash, Hiram S. Chamberlain, Milton L. Chapman, Thomas H. Cheek, J.J. Clift, J.H. Cleage, J.W. Clift, M.H. Clift, Webster J. Colburn, J.E. Conner, Dr. S. Cook, Charles H. Coolidge, William Crutchfield, Samuel A. Cunningham (a hand-written notation in our source book concerning this person was not be deleted for fear of damaging the printing), Dr. David G. Curtis, Warren A. Dewees, William Henry DeWitt, L.J. de Sabla, W.M. Dorsey, J.D. Dobbs, Dr. G.W. Drake, Louis Dunmeyer, Garry W. Durand, Dr. A.S. Dunlap, Rev. George W. Dumbell, John McK. Dunscomb, C.H. Dyer, William H. Eager, Albert Eakin, L.M. Elder, John W. Elder Jr., H. Clay Evans, P. Fleming, James B. Frazier, Dr. J.M. Fraer, Walter Scott French, S.J.A. Frazier, Charles B. Freeman, C.R. Gaskill, Dr. Joseph L. Gaston, Andrew J. Gahagan, William Gillaspie, David Giles, Rev. Patrick J. Gleeson, J.C. Guild, Green and Walker, D.R. Griffiths, John A. Hart, James N. Hazlehurst, J.F. Hamill, G.M.D. Heard, Casper H. Hensel, Jesse T. Hill, Dr. J.W. Hoagland, Rev. W.W. Hooper, Dr. William T. Hope, H.D. Huffaker, David W. Hughes, Caleb B. Isbester, J.J. Jackson, Charles E. James, M.L. Jenkins, H.A. Johnson, David M. Key, Thomas S. King, Elisha Kirklen, Rev. E.S. Lewis, John E. Lloyd, A. Lloyd, William R. Lloyd, Morgan Llewellyn, The Loomis and Hart Manufacturing Co., D.B. Loveman and Co., Capt. John Pomfret Long, J.T. Lynn, Dr. E.M. Martin, A.H. Marston, J.W. Majors, George W. Martin, Rev. J.J. Manker, W.S. Marshall, C.L. Magill, Harry A. McQuade, Joab L. McCollum, Dr. Hugh L. McReynolds, James P. McMillin, Dr. Arthur R. Melendy, I.B. Merriam, P.A. Millard, W.B. Mitchell, R.J. Moore, Morrison and Woodward, Theodore G. Montague, Dr. Daniel E. Nelson, Nixon and Wester, M.J. O'Brien, Daniel J. O'Connell, Dr. A.W. Palmer, Z.C. Patten, Allen Parker, William C. Payne, Thomas Parkes, J.A.N. Patterson, Starling C. Peeples, W.O. Peeples and Bros., John H. Peebles, Allen M. Pennock, H.H. Poe, Dr. E.H. Price, Dr. John R. Rathmell, Rev. G.C. Rankin, Dr. William E. Raht, J. Foster Rogers, Jesse C. Robertson, J.C. Roberts, P. A. Rogers, J.C. Rogers, W.B. Seymour and Co., Alonzo G. Sharp, C.E. Shelton, Azariah Shelton, C.C. Shelton, G.M. Sherwood, Dr. P.D. Sims, Dr. F.W. Skillern, J.P. Smartt, H.J. Springfield, Dr. N.C. Steele, Theodore F. Stewart, Arthur G. Stivers, M.E. Stone, Stoops and Brown, Berry Talley, Henry F. Temple, Joseph F. Shipp, W.G.M. Thomas, A.J. Thomas, D.C. Trewhitt, Francis E. Tyler, Troutt and Coxon, Benjamin Troxal, Ambrose Wagner, Dr. Leonard Walden, Dr. R.F. Wallace, Isaac A. Wallace, P.A. Wall, T.H. Walker, G.M. Walker, Joseph H. Warner, C.A. Warren, Alfred Webb and Co., Dr. W.B. Wells, Samuel D. Wester, F.O. Wert, Xenophon Wheeler, George T. White, Hugh Whiteside, Dr. C.S. Wight, William J. Williams, William A. Willingham, H.M. Wiltse, David Woodworth, W.T. Worley, Dr. Henry D. Wyatt and Charles C. Wynne. The excerpt from Foster's book gives an overview of the county, The section from the WPA guidebook offers a history of Chattanooga, including something of her part in the Civil War, and a map of the city showing 10 points of interest, including the University of Tennessee.