This article originally appeared in Volume I, Issue II of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in March 2022. Your correspondent takes you to events that occurred in February, March,…Read More Wayne Dowdy’s Dateline: Memphis February – April 1962
This article originally appeared in Volume I, Issue II of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in March 2022. As I stood in the basement at A. Schwab looking over…Read More A. Schwab Archives: Box 1 Finds and Theories
This article originally appeared in Volume I, Issue II of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in March 2022. From its founding in 1864 to the present, Memphis-based printing company,…Read More S.C. Toof: A Memphis Institution
On the evening of May 13, 1942, a bugler called Assembly in front of a small house in Downtown Memphis’s Court Square. The Bartlett High…Read More Victory House in Court Square: WWII in Memphis
East End Park has a mythical quality about it. Where was it? When was it? Are you sure that it was in Memphis? Was there a roller coaster there,…Read More East End Park: Memphis’s First Amusement Park
The University of Memphis, with its multiple campuses, R1 research designation, and high achieving NCAA Division 1 sports program, is an anchor in the Memphis…Read More Before the Tigers: The First University of Memphis
This article originally appeared in Volume I, Issue I of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in November 2021. Looking out over the Central and East Parkway intersection, tucked back…Read More Who Is The Hiker & Why Is He There?
Saving, Sacrificing and Sailing By Jeanine Jones No walking on water or calming the sea Though, like the savior, he stretched his hands to thee…Read More Saving, Sacrificing and Sailing: A Tom Lee Poem
Beginning as an open floodway and transformed to an underground drainage system, Gayoso Bayou has become one of Memphis’s hidden waterways. “Bayou” can either refer…Read More Gayoso Bayou and Catfish Bay: Where are They Now?
Suzanne Cope profiles Black women who used food to fight for freedom By Aram Goudsouzian for Chapter16.org originally published January 12, 2022 We often associate the civil…Read More Feeding a Movement: Interview with Suzanne Cope