• Amos Blanch Jones

    A photograph of Amos Blanch Jones who was president of Memphis Conference Female Institute in Jackson, Tennessee, from 1878-1880, and 1897-1911.

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  • Arrest of Yellow Fever Refugees

    A sketch from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The full caption of the sketch is "Tennessee - Arrest of Yellow Fever Refugees by the Safety Patrol of Memphis." The image is of two men with guns a…

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  • 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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  • Memphis Retail Coal Merchants

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee offering promotional deals on coal, from the Memphis Retail Coal Merchants.

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  • Missing

    Gutherz, Carl (1844-1907)

    A woodland scene with a brightly-dressed dead soldier lying in leaves on the forest floor and a bird on a branch above him.

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  • Union Central Life Insurance

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee advertising the Union Central Life Insurance Company, based out of Cincinnatti, Ohio.

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  • Memphis Fire Department

    The Fire Department of Memphis, Tennessee. Picture of motorized fire engine and six fire fighters.

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  • J.T. Fargason Grocer Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand advertises J.T. Fargusun Grocer Co., which sells IGA and Fargo flour. They had a daily free cake drawing.

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  • NAACP National Convention

    This photograph was taken at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN, on June 28, 1976. Photographed from left to right Roberta Church, Roy Wilkins, and Velma Lois Jones, who was President of the Me…

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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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  • United States Army Recruiting Station

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An United States Army recruiting station at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. There is one man in uniform handing out materials to a group of interested men. In the background there are c…

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  • Cotton Field

    This is a black-and-white photograph of a cotton field with trees in the background and a small wooden shed in the distance. There is the name "Poland Photo, Memphis 10" in the bottom right hand corne…

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  • Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1933 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand is an elaborate display advertising Kraft Miracle Whip Salad Dressing. There are also posters advertising a one-hour musical revi…

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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Freedom Rally, Memphis, TN

    Withers, Ernest C., 1922-2007

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Freedom Rally in support of local candidates.

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  • Poultry Exhibit

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A poultry exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It demonstrates a method for raising chicklets in trays.

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  • Memphis Levee

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A view of the Mississippi River from a levee in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Buchanon Brothers Honey

    A photograph of Buchanon Brothers Honey exhibited at the 1914 Tennessee State Fair.

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  • Lumberjacks

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    Lumberjacks working in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Policemen

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  • Memphis

    Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914

    Three sketches of events in Memphis, Tennessee, from Harper's Weekly depicting scenes and conflicts during the civil war. Pictures include hoisting an American flag over the post office, the defaced m…

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