In Tuesday’s post, I mentioned that the latest Tennessee batch to be included in Chronicling America was named homer. NDNP guidelines require each batch to be identified with a unique name. Awardees are given free rein to name them, so usually have some fun with it. You can check out other awardees’ batch names here in Chronicling America (click on “batches”).

Here’s a list of batch names for Tennessee. See if you can guess what we’ve named them after. There are a few that will probably give it away …

archie, bonnielou, chet, dolly, elvis, furry, grady, homer, isaac, jethro, kitty, luke, monroe

If you still haven’t guessed it, here are some visual clues:

Answer: They’re all Tennessee musicians.

Batch Names