• 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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  • Sawmill

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    The interior of a sawmill. Two African American workers are loading planks of wood while a supervisor looks on from above.

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  • The Memphis Blue

    Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958, Norton, George A

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  • Refugees at Camp Crump

    Memphians at Camp Crump, a temporary relief shelter, after the flood of 1912 which forced them out of their homes. This is a group photo of 37 unnamed African American men from the camp, shown in back…

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  • Johnston Refrigerator Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1933 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. Exhibit of Maytag Washers and Ironers, put on by the Johnston Refrigerator Co.

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  • Cudahy Packing Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibition at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. The stand advertises various canned meats packaged by the Cudahy Packing Company. Several signs explain how they are a "million dollar cotton…

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  • Copeland Refrigeration

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibition at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. This particular stand is selling electric refrigerators by Copeland.

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  • Main St. looking North by Night, Memphis, Tenn.

    View of Main Street at night in Memphis, Tenn., looking north. Shows multi-storied buildings, streetcar line, and pedestrians.

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  • Students conduct a lunch counter sit-in

    Withers, Ernest C., 1922-2007

    Students from LeMoyne College and Owen College conduct a lunch counter sit-in. Downtown Memphis. Employee installing sign stating "This counter closed".

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  • Muster Roll of Company I, 2nd West Tennessee Infantry Regt, African Descent, 5 March 1864

    Capt. Charles S. Graff

    Muster and Descriptive - 18 men, lists birthplace and occupation

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  • Auto Race

    An auto race at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee, circa 1917.

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  • Stewart-Warner

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It advertises the Stewart-Warner personal radio, "the new big thrill in radio."

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  • The Memphis Bridge: East Portal, May 23, 1894

    The Memphis Bridge (now called the Frisco Bridge) was one of the longest railroad bridges in the world when it opened on March 12, 1892. Designed by George S. Morison, the bridge helped transform Memp…

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  • Hull Plumbing & Heating

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1917 Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. It shows a model bathroom complete with toiet, tub, and sink, by J.W. Hull Plumming.

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  • Mrs. R. M. Beattie

    A photograph of Mrs. Robert Beattie, President of the Beethoven Club of Memphis, featured in the April 29, 1916 issue of The Lookout, the official publication of the Tennessee Federation of Women's Cl…

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  • Two-cent temporary Confederate postage stamps

    Issued by the Memphis postmaster, M. C. Gallaway, these two-cent stamps were printed early in the Civil War and used for local delivery or printed circulars. They were improvised postage used before t…

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  • Muster Roll of Company E, 2nd West Tennessee Infantry Regt, African Descent, 25 February 1864

    Capt. Thomas O. Hoss

    Muster and Descriptive - 12 men, lists birthplace and occupation

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  • Memphis Flood of 1912

    Coovert, J. C

    Looking north on 2nd St. from Mill St. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by J.C. Coovert.

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  • Protesters

    protesters w/ picket signs.

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