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    • Memphis Authors Collection

    • authors; writers; writing;
    • The Memphis Authors Collection is a compilation of writings and other documents written by, written about, or donated to the Memphis Public Library by Memphians. The writings range in date from the 1860s to the 1990s. The collection has a variety...
    • Papers of Henry Loeb, III

    • African Americans; airports; annexation; blind; budget; business; desegregation; disabilities; economics; elections; fluoridation; government; hospitals; housing; insurance; integration; labor; mayors; municipal employees; parks; politics; public...
    • Henry Loeb, III was born into a wealthy and prominent family in Memphis in 1920. After graduating from Brown University and serving as a Naval lieutenant World War II, he returned to civilian life in Memphis. As Secretary of Loeb’s...
    • Greer Family Collection

    • business; Dunlap family; family life; Greer, David Searcy; Greer, John Ripley; Greer, Martha Jane Dunlap; Greer family; Tuck, Elizabeth "Bessie";
    • The collection begins with a set of letters sent between David Searcy Greer and Martha Jane Dunlap. The two were engaged in February 1833 and the wedding date was set for February 1835. Meanwhile, Greer was working as a surveyor in the Indian...
    • Awsumb Architectural Collection

    • architecture; Awsumb family; Awsumb, Carl David; Awsumb, George; Awsumb, Richard; Awsumb, Wells; buildings;
    • This collection spans the years 1921 to 1986, three generations (George Awsumb, Wells Awsumb, Richard Awsumb, and Carl Awsumb), and five firms (Pfeil & Awsumb “PA”, George Awsumb “GA”, George Awsumb & Sons “GAS”, Awsumb/Associates/Architects “AAA”,...
    • David Yellin, Lamar Wallis and Ed Greaney

    • Memphis Public Library & Information Center; libraries; Wallis, C. Lamar; Yellin, David; Greaney, Ed; WMC;
    • From left to right: David Yellin, Producer of Face to Face; C. Lamar Wallis, Director of Libraries; Ed Greaney, Program Manager for WMC-TV.
    • "Jazz Musicians Sing The Blues"

    • Broyles, David; jazz; Johnson, Charlton; Kelley, Mike; Lonardo, Tom; MMUSIC; Mobley, Bill; music; 1980s;
    • "Jazz. -- The four-letter word for musical improvisation conjures up images of finger-snapping beatniks, long-haired guitarists, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Al Jarreau, Al Hirt. -- To local club owners, the word conjures up something else: no...
    • Dr. David Kaser and Mr. C. Lamar Wallis shaking hands at Sheraton Hotel

    • Memphis Public Library & Information Center; Wallis, C. Lamar; Tennessee Library Association; 1960s;
    • On the back: "Tennessee Library Association Annual Convention, April 24-26, 1969. Dr. David Kaser, out-going TLA President and director of Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY, turns over the reins of TLA to C. Lamar Wallis, new President of...
    • Memphis Park Commission Collection

    • Memphis Park Commission; parks; community centers; theaters; swimming pools; Tri-State Fair; Cotton Carnival; senior centers; recreation; Memphis Zoo; Pink Palace Family of Museums; Mid-America Mall; Libertyland; Liberty Bowl; Mid-South Fair;...
    • In 1900, the City of Memphis established the Memphis Park Commission in an effort to oversee the City’s parks and to expand its parkland and resources. The Park Commission felt a large, successful park system would promote Memphis’s health and...
    • George W. Lee and friends

    • Lee, George W.; Walker, W. W.; Bates, Bert; Moore, James W.; Horton, C. O.; Tucker, David;
    • George W. Lee is pictured with several people, including W.W. Walker, Bert Bates, James W. Moore, Judge C.O. Horton and David Tucker.

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