Memphis, What’s Your Midtown?

The 240 and the parkways. East Parkway, Lamar, Bellevue, Jackson. The 240-Vollintine-Hollywood-Southern. Defining Midtown’s geographic borders can be grounds for arguments that never end. No…

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“Garbage Truck Kills 2 Crewmen” Starts the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

“Packing Unit Is Apparently Activated By Accident, Crushes Employees” February 2, 1968 The Commercial Appeal reporter Joseph Thompson’s stark headline made the front page that…

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