The story of the windows: Call for artists to depict the Clayborn’s 1968 story in stained glass

The Clayborn Temple is set to interview artists to depict historic 1968 Sanitation Strike in the temple’s stained glass – Info session Feb. 8, sketches…

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SB 30 Episode 4: An Inspiring Restoration, with Clayborn Temple Executive Director Anasa Troutman

When Anasa Troutman walked into the historic Clayborn Temple, “I could literally hear the building talking to me,” she said. “I knew I was meant…

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“CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS STRIKE”

March to Mace: The Sanitation Strike before Martin Luther King Jr.’s invitation to Memphis, and a look at Memphis newspaper coverage of the first few weeks…

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“Garbage Truck Kills 2 Crewmen”

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

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