Wayne Dowdy's This Month In Memphis History

Dateline, Memphis. May 1897. More May-hem

May 4, 2018 Wayne Dowdy 0

Your correspondent takes you to points across the city including Beale Street, the Criminal Courts, Odd Fellows Hall, the Lyceum Theater, and Virginia Avenue, where he will explain the significant events of this month in […]

Witnesses To History

“CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS STRIKE”

March 16, 2018 Mark Fleischer 0

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 of the historic 1968 sanitation workers strike. “CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTORS […]