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    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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  • Steele Hall, LeMoyne-Owen College

    Press-Scimitar Photographer

    Exterior of brick building on corner of college campus.

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  • First Baptist Church Lauderdale First Colored Baptist Church

    Color photograph of corner view of two-story red brick, Greek Revival style church. The entrance portico is a white pediment supported by four Doric columns. The pediment has a central circular window…

    View Full Item  in Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Soldier saluting in front of Taylor screen

    Black and white studio portrait of a slender African American man in uniform posed in front of a brush-stroked backdrop. The soldier wears a private first class chevron on his sleeve, as well as a med…

    View Full Item  in Center for Southern Folklore
  • Peiser the tailor, Klinke the ice cream maker, the delivery man, the Italian restaurant owner, O'Nearn the Irish policeman

    Five white men seated on a long bench in front of a brick wall. The man on far left is the only one not wearing a hat, and all are in shirtsleeves except for the man at far right who wears a policeman…

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  • The Memphis Bridge, May 24, 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…

    View Full Item  in Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
  • LeMoyne Normal Institute, Professor L.T. Larsen, Principal, Memphis, Tennessee

    Title on mat: LeMoyne Normal Institute, 1908-1909, Professor L.T. Larsen, Prin., Memphis, Tennessee. A group of white and African American men and women posed on steps of a frame building with brick f…

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  • The Memphis Bridge: General view, January 27, 1891

    An early stage of the construction of the Memphis Bridge.

    View Full Item  in Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
  • 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…

    View Full Item  in Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
  • The Memphis Bridge: Group portrait

    This group portrait of thirteen men appears at the beginning ot the book, Views Showing Progress of Erection, Bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis, Tenn. 1891-2. Five men are identified on the…

    View Full Item  in Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Library at Booker T. Washington High School

    This photograph of the library at Booker T. Washington High School shows African American students quietly reading and a librarian standing under a poster reading "Silence."

    View Full Item  in Memphis and Shelby County Room, Memphis Public Library and Information Center
  • First Baptist Church, Beale Street

    Three-story, brick and stucco church building, painted white, with steep pitched front gable roof. The north facing façade has a pediment with a large central rose (or wheel) window, flanked by two sq…

    View Full Item  in Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Negro Homes -- Home of R.R. Church, Memphis, Tenn.

    This black and white photograph shows a Victorian, cross-gable, two-story frame house with fancy Craftsman detailed pediments in double front gables, fancy lightning rods atop all visible gable peaks…

    View Full Item  in Library of Congress
  • Coverlet

    White on white square cotton coverlet with tufted designs.

    View Full Item  in Pink Palace Family of Museums
  • 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…

    View Full Item  in Memphis and Shelby County Room, Memphis Public Library and Information Center
  • 1940s Beale Street

    A view of a busy street with marquees for a variety of businesses and recreational venues, 1940s model automobiles, and African Americans on the street and sidewalks.

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  • Fred Gutherz and His Mother, Henrietta Luscher Gutherz

    Studio portrait of a young man standing beside seated middle aged woman. He appears to be about 18-20 years old. On the back of this card is a handwritten poem that begins: "When far in distant lands…

    View Full Item  in Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
  • 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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  • The Memphis Bridge: North Casting Pier I

    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…

    View Full Item  in Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Zion Christian Cemetery sign

    Historic marker at the Zion Christian Cemetery.

    View Full Item  in Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University
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