• 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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  • 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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  • Buchanon Brothers Honey

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

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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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  • Auto Race

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

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  • Jefferson Island Salt

    Poland

    An exhibit of Jefferson Island Hexagon Salt at the 1934 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.

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  • Maxwell House Coffee

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the 1931 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee of Maxwell House Coffee. There is a large coffee maker and a sign advertising that it is a vacuum packed Vita Fresh product.

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  • King's Daughter Booth

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    A Memorial Circle of King's Daughters booth at the Tri-State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. They are advertising Karo syrup, and giving out "Karo kisses."

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  • Mardi Gras in Memphis

    Moyston, Memphis

    A sketch of floats from the Mardi Gras parade in Memphis, TN in the processions of the Ulks and the Mystik Memphi. The images were drawn from photos by Moyston Memphis.

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  • Tennessee Brewing Company

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. Circa 1931. It advertises Goldcrest Beer, a Tennessee Brewing Company.

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  • Orange Crush

    Poland, Clifford Hoyte, 1882-1939

    An Orange Crush exhibit at the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee from the company Falls City.

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  • Buckie's Italian Food

    Poland

    An exhibit of canned Italiain food from Buckie's Italian Foods at the 1933 Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee. There are pyramids of cans and an "NRA Member"sign under the company sign.

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  • Memphis Flood of 1912

    Coovert, J. C

    High water at Main and Mill Sts. The image shows Memphians taking shelter in two joined train cars. One of a series of photographs of the 1912 Memphis flood taken by photographer J.C. Coovert.

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