• Electrolux Gas Refrigerator

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand displays a single Elecrolux gas-powered refrigerator on a stand made to look like a large tree stump. Two statues of bears, one on eith…

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  • Finley, Neal B.

    United States. Army; Infantry; 4th Division; 58th Regiment; Company F White

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  • Refugee camp barracks

    The National Guard assisting in the building of barracks at the fairgrounds in Memphis. The fairgrounds were used as a refugee camp during the 1937 flood.

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  • Dr. Ralph Jackson and Sam Evans

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  • Memphis wharf with steamboats

    This photograph shows the Memphis wharf with steamboats docked and ready for the loading of goods.

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  • Oliver Tucker Seed Company

    A soft-cover catalog offering seeds from the Oliver Tucker Seed Company in Memphis, Tennessee. The front and back cover is in full color. The cover shows a little boy with a horseshow with the motto:…

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  • Sketch of fortifications at Memphis, Tennessee

    Spangenberg, Charles

    Sketch showing Fort Pickering along the Mississippi River drawn by Charles Spangenberg, Assistant Engineer and read with Capt. J. M. Wilson's Annual Report of 21 Sept. 1864. Fort Pickering was the sit…

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  • Cotton Gin

    Workers at a barn housing a cotton gin. Out front is a deck with workers standing on bales of cotton. To the left is an open-frame shed.

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  • Facts Every Negro Should Know about Roosevelt

    Four-sheet broadside announcing a Victory Meeting at Church Park Auditorium on Monday Night, Nov. 4, 1940, 8 pm, issued by the Colored Democratic Club, Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. J.E. Walker, Chairman; T…

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  • Armstrong, Henry Guion

    United States. Army; Air Service; Aviation; 13th Aero Squadron White

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  • Lumberjacks

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    Lumberjacks chopping down a tree in a field near Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Electrical Machine Exhibit

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The exhibit shows a 3 horse power generator engine, a table with storage battery, and a Western electric vaccum cleaner.

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  • LeMoyne College Class LeMoyne Normal Institute College Class

    This group of formally dressed African American men and women are posed on the steps of a frame building with brick foundation. The location is the same as a 1908-1909 image of LeMoyne Normal Institut…

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  • Memphis Flood of 1912

    Coovert, J. C

    African-American Memphians on the levee during the flood. The caption is, "Home on the Levee." One of a series of photographs of the 1912 flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.

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  • Memphis Fire Department

    Members of the Fire Department in Memphis, Tennessee. Their names are written on the back of the photograph.

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  • Map of East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Rail Road (1880)

    East Tennessee, Virginia, and Georgia Railroad Company

    This map was originally published as part of ""Guide to the Summer Resorts and Watering Places of East Tennessee." Map shows the East Tennessee portion of the railroad, with all stops beginning in Cha…

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  • Waiting for the bus at the Memphis terminal

    Black and white photograph taken from a high vantage point of a mixed crowd of black and white passengers in the outdoor area of a bus terminal. In bay number 3 is a bus with a placard for Chattanooga…

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  • Lowenstein House

    Two-and-one half story brick house with stone-arched center entry and an open arched wrap-around front porch on right. The house features a tower cupola, echoed by a decorative dormer window below on…

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  • Tintype of Confederate John P. Prescott

    1/9 plate tintype of John P. Prescott, Private, Company C "The Memphis Battalion," 3rd TN Infantry. Prescott wears a gray single breasted frock coat over a darker gray or blue vest with knee high cava…

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  • Soldier with children in yard in North Memphis

    Black and white image of a smiling young African American soldier in uniform seated in a wooden lawn chair below a raised wooden porch and the corner of a frame house holds two tiny children in white…

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