• 2011: East, toward city

    Ogle, Jimmy

    From the top of the Amphitheater River Ramp on Mud Island.

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  • Red flowers on Riverside

    Flowering bushes run between Riverside Drive and the Mississippi River.

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  • River front landing

    River front with steamboat docked at landing & horse drawn wagon loaded with supplies. -- Text on front: K14-5-2 -- Text on back: A Velox Print. -- Made in Memphis by the -- Memphis Photo Supply Co. -…

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  • 2011: Steps to cobblestones (2)

    Ogle, Jimmy

    On Riverside Drive west of the sidewalk, looking north down steps to Cobblestone Wharf.

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  • 1937: Flooded Memphis Riverfront

    View of a building at the Memphis Riverfront surrounded by flood waters.

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  • River Maintenance

    "Memphis Reach - Hopefield Bend Revetment." One of eight images that accompanied article entitled "Mississippi River Improvements" in Harper's Weekly, October 4, 1890.

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  • The Cotton Levee

    Crayon, Porte

    "Memphis (Tennessee) - Before the War - Sketched by Porte Crayon." Appears on page 168 of the Harper's Weekly from March 15, 1862 with two other illustrations.

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  • 2011: Video - Fishing with John T.

    Wilkerson, John

    A locally-produced fishing show, this video includes some unique footage of the rising waters around Memphis. Includes footage shot from a boat on the Mississippi River.

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  • Cobblestone landing

    Looking east, U.S. Customs House & Cossitt Library on Front St., cotton bales sitting on cobblestones [negative & extra print included].

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  • Mighty Mississippi

    At the waterfront with cobblestones in the foreground. -- Text on back: A Velox Print, -- Made in Memphis by the -- Memphis Photo Supply Co. -- 126 Monroe Ave., Memphis, Tenn.

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  • 1937: "William S. Mitchell"

    The William S. Mitchell steamboat on the Memphis Riverfront north of Beale Street with man holding pole.

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  • Confederate Park at Night

    "Confederate Park, Post Office and Mississippi River, Memphis, Tenn. - 62"

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  • Railroad above cobblestones

    Train traveling down tracks above river front cobblestones. -- Text on front: B14-12 -- Text on back: A Velox Print. -- Made in Memphis by the -- Memphis Photo Supply Co. -- 60 S. Main St., Memphis, T…

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  • Hydroplanes

    Gathering of people at cobblestone landing with three hydroplanes & a steamer in background.

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  • 2011: Crime scene tape on the trees

    Shepard, Carolyn

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  • 1937: "Harahan and Frisco Bridges"

    Looking at the Harahan and Frisco Bridges across the Mississippi River. Memphis riverfront in the distance.

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  • 2011: Spar pole

    Ogle, Jimmy

    On south end of Memphis Riverboats dock, looking east at spar pole and debris accumulating in water.

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  • Confederate Park with Horse-and-Carriage

    “Confederate Park, Memphis, Tenn.” Color image, with horse-and-carriage in left lower-front of image.

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  • Cotton bales on the levee

    Note on back of the photo reads, "From the Fowler Collection - Cotton waiting to be loaded, Mphs harbor." Buildings and businesses along the bluff are visible in the background, including Swift's Prem…

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  • The Bluffs at Memphis

    Graham, Charles

    "Protecting the Bluffs at Memphis, Tennessee." Cover image for the Harper's Weekly dated August 27, 1887.

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