Tennessee State Library and Archives

Joe Elmore tours the new Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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Depending on which survey you read, Genealogy is the second most popular hobby in America, next to gardening. More than ever people are exploring their roots and ancestry through genealogical investigation. That’s one big reason the new Tennessee State Library and Archives is a treasure of historical discoveries. Plus, it’s free, and open to everyone with an interest in our state’s bygone years.

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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