• 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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  • 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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  • Photographs of the Memphis Blood Bank

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  • Memphis Under Quarantine

    Moise

    A sketch from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The full caption is "Tennessee - Memphis under quarantine rule - Sisters of Charity Administering to Sick and Dying Victims of Yellow Fever." The im…

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  • Refugee Camp First Aid Clinic

    A first aid clinic at the Fairground Refugee Camp that was set up during the 1937 flood in Memphis. There are shelves with various bottles set up on the back wall, and the room is filled with doctors…

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  • Yellow Fever in Memphis

    A page from Frank Leslie's illustrated Newspaper with two sketches of Father Mathew Yellow Fever Camp near Memphis, TN. The top illustration shows the Sisters of Charity breaking down the camp, and th…

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  • Refugee Camp Clothing Depot

    A clothing depot set up inside the cattle barn at the Memphis fairgrounds. The fairgrounds were being used as a refugee camp during the 1937 flood.

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