“I became very verklempt. It was such a wonder to play it and hear it again. It’s hard to describe. When I was down here…View More SB 30 Episode 60: The magic and majesty of the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer, with historian and organist Vincent Astor
Free Limited Capacity Homecoming Event on November 19 MEMPHIS, TN – After over a year of undergoing a complete restoration by JL Weiler Inc. in…View More The Orpheum Welcomes Back the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
“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
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?
Your correspondent experiences despair and discovers hope which he shares with Colonel John McLeod Keating, managing editor of the Memphis Daily Appeal during the 1878…View More Dateline: Memphis April 15, 2020