“History’s not stuffy. And it’s not as far away as you think it is. And either looking at the images and wondering ‘where is this?’…View More SB 30 Episode 57: Behind the treasures of DIGital Memphis, with Jamie Corson of the Memphis Public Libraries
This article was originally published both in print and online in the summer of 2019 – we have updated it and are republishing for the…View More The Negro Leagues Come To Memphis
A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner’s famous line, from his 1951 novel Requiem…View More Union Avenue Anthology. Part I, The Plan of Memphis: 1783-1827
A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street INTRODUCTION Union Avenue. The very name strikes shudders and grumblings among drivers, pedestrians and business owners alike. Today’s…View More Union Avenue Anthology. Introduction: Whatever Happened to Union Avenue?
By Brantley Ellzey This whackadoo souvenir plate has hung in the kitchen at Ellfrow (our house name) for over twenty-five years and always makes me…View More Love List 2020, Day 18: Pappy and Jimmy’s Restaurant
This is the holiday weekend I would look forward to for months. We have a few war veterans in our family who have passed, and…View More What We Miss: Memorializing This Holiday Weekend
“The presence of the Memphis College of Art just permeates the Memphis community now. And if you think of the concept of impermanence, that nothing…View More SB 30 Episode 48: Final Commencement, Lasting Legacy and Loss of Memphis College of Art
The home, which stood at the southwest corner of Central and Roland in Central Gardens, was one of the largest and most unique ever constructed…View More Lost Memphis: The Norfleet Home