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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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”,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Podcast - Memphis Room Music Show - Episode 2

    • Holliday, Eldon; music; University of Memphis; Evans, David; High Water Records; blues; Hemphill, Jessie Mae; Hurt, "Mississippi" John; The Fieldstones;
    • The second episode of the Memphis Room Music Show podcast, hosted by Eldon "Chip" Holliday. In this episode, Dr. David Evans sits down with Chip Holliday to discuss the creation and history of the University of Memphis' High Water Records. Since...
    • William A. Goodman Historic Documents Collection

    • Beauregard, G. T.; Chickasaw Indians; Civil War; Davis, Jefferson; Folsom, David; Forrest, Nathan Bedford; Grant, Ulysses S.; Hurlbut, Stephen A.; Jackson, Andrew; Johnson, Andrew; Johnson, Joseph E.; Kirby-Smith, Edwin; Lincoln, Abraham; Maury,...
    • In 1978, William A. Goodman, a Memphis attorney, historian and collector, gave the Library a unique collection of historic documents. Seven of the pieces are 18th century documents, including two signed by Manuel Gayoso de Lemos, Spanish Governor...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Main Street

    • Main Street; Monroe Avenue; streets; trolleys; Peabody Hotel; hotels; businesses; 1900s;
    • Photo showing trolleys and pedestrians on Main Street. Handwritten notes on back of photo read, "Main Street/ Looking North from Monroe/1907 (Memphis Trust Building)."
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; streets; portraits; Catholic churches; St. Patrick's Church; 1910s;
    • A couple on Linden Avenue by St. Patrick's Church.
    • Main Street

    • Main Street; streets; trolleys; 1900s;
    • Pedestrians and trolley on Main Street. Handwritten note on the back reads, "Main St. looking North from McCall."
    • "Main St. North From Beale Ave."

    • Main Street; Beale Street; streets; trolleys; theaters; 1910s;
    • Black and white postcard showing the intersection of Main and Beale Streets. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Main St. North From Beale Ave."
    • Memphi Receipt '76

    • Greene, Colton; Mystic Memphi; Mardi Gras; finance;
    • Receipt: from David P. Hadden to Gen. Colton Greene; vouchers for moneys dispursed by Greene approved by Hadden as President of the Memphi.
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; Peabody Avenue; streets; Linden Circle; theaters;
    • Intersection of Linden Avenue and Peabody Avenue. The number 7 is on the back of the photo.
    • "Main St. North From Beale Ave."

    • Main Street; Beale Street; streets; trolleys; theaters; 1910s;
    • Photo of postcard showing the intersection of Main and Beale Streets. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Main St. North From Beale Ave."
    • Maury

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    • Notes from back: 1. Frank Thomas 2. Edward Gallowy 3. Malcolm Ackin 4. 5. James 6. Dorcas L. 7. David 8. Allington Morehead 9. Julius Lewis 10. Earl 11. Sim 12. Howell Thomas 13. Margarett 14. Louise Campbell 15. Louise Hendricks 16. Ethel Kelsey...
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; East Street; streets; signs; businesses;
    • Intersection of Linden Avenue and East Street. The number 115 is on the back of the photo.
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; East Street; streets; signs; businesses;
    • Intersection of Linden Avenue and East Street. The number 114 is on the back of the photo.
    • Main Street

    • Main Street; streets; businesses; theaters; Goldsmith's; newspapers; Commercial Appeal; 1940s;
    • Newspaper clipping showing Main Street at night. Caption on back of clipping reads, "Main Street C.A. 7-13-1941." Signs for Loew's, Goldsmith's, Haverty's, and Malco can be seen.
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; East Street; streets; gas stations; Esso; businesses;
    • Intersection of Linden Avenue and East Street. The number 95 is on the back of the photo.
    • Main Street

    • Main Street; Monroe Avenue; streets; businesses; 1930s;
    • Northern view down Main Street to Monroe Avenue. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main St. looking north to Monroe c. 1930." A "Preview Tonight" banner hangs outside the Warner Theater on the right.
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; streets; businesses; buses;
    • Businesses and automobiles near 951 Linden Avenue. The caption "951 Linden" is written on the front of the photo.
    • "Approaching Court Square."

    • Main Street; Court Square; streets; pedestrians; newspapers; Commercial Appeal; 1930s;
    • Newspaper clipping showing pedestrians walking down Main Street towards Court Square. Caption under photo reads, "Approaching Court Square. A typical street scene on a lazy summer afternoon. A caption on back of clipping reads, "C.A. 11-1-1931...
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; East Street; streets; gas stations; Texaco;
    • Intersection of Linden Avenue and East Street at 943 Linden. There is a number 59 on the back of the photo.
    • Unknown

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    • Notes from back: Leo Smith, Billy Griffen, David, Richard LeGrand, Havis Chamber, Billy Wallace, Gasper Manzo, Harry Kelly, J. H. Parker, Bob Brommer, Ernest Manzo, Robert Bennett, Billy Sutherland, Mary E. Grimes, Dorothy Kirschner, Juanita Scott,...
    • Linden Avenue

    • Linden Avenue; Peabody Avenue; streets; signs; gas stations;
    • Intersection of Linden Circle and Peabody Avenue. The number 140 is on the back of the photo.

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