• 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…

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  • LeMoyne College Class LeMoyne Normal Institute College Class

    This group of formally dressed African American men and women are posed on the steps of a frame building with brick foundation. The location is the same as a 1908-1909 image of LeMoyne Normal Institut…

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  • 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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  • Lowenstein House

    Two-and-one half story brick house with stone-arched center entry and an open arched wrap-around front porch on right. The house features a tower cupola, echoed by a decorative dormer window below on…

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  • Soldier with children in yard in North Memphis

    Black and white image of a smiling young African American soldier in uniform seated in a wooden lawn chair below a raised wooden porch and the corner of a frame house holds two tiny children in white…

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

    An early stage of the construction of the Memphis Bridge.

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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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  • People in a bar near Beale Street

    Taylor, Reverend L.O

    Interior of a restaurant in six men in shirtsleeves and straw hats are seated at square tables with quart bottles of beer and glasses in front of them. One woman is seated at a table in the back, whit…

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  • Ida B. Wells

    Bust-length image of a young African American woman posed looking to her right, hair pulled up into a a bun with a visible hair ornament, wearing a sheer dark dress with appliqued bodice and layered l…

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  • LeMoyne College Library, Steele Hall Library Interior, LeMoyne College

    Scene of male and female students seated at rectangular library tables inside a large open room with a bookshelves lining the walls and a central circulation desk under an archway. Double-hung twelve…

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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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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • Cotton Makers Jubilee Parade on Beale Street

    African American flag bearer leads parade down a public street in business district.

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  • Lowenstein Brothers Department Store B. Lowenstein's

    Rudner, Henry

    Four story brick and stone building with decorative terracotta panels,and round arched window openings.

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  • 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…

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  • Robert R. Church, Jr. and Congressman Oscar DePriest

    Two men standing in front of a plate glass window, 392 Beale Avenue.

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  • Erecting Anchorage Span, April 3, 1891

    An early stage of the construction of the Great Mississippi River Bridge.

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  • Blair T. Hunt

    Hooks Brothers

    Formal studio portrait of Lt. Blair T. Hunt in WW I uniform, with Chaplain's Corps insignia on collar.

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  • 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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