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Say, do you have any artifacts from “The War Between The States?” If so, the State Library and Archive would love to see them. We recently caught up with the archivists in Camden, TN as they tour Tennessee searching for Civil War treasure. Join Nashville Public Television’s Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about TSLA Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee.


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Do you believe in fate? Well, the folks in our next story surely do. It's about a family mystery solved with the help of the state library and archives.

Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.

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