Tag Archives: Beale Street

Back On Beale with Lt. George W. Lee

Back On Beale with Lt. George W. Lee


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by | April 2, 2014 · 2:28 pm

Celebrate our Archival Fellows…

… and the opening of the Rowlett Paine Collection, the W.C. Handy Beale Street Collection, and the Memphis Women’s Suffrage Collection.  Help us thank our three wonderful archival fellows from Rhodes College — Chris Hanewald, Mathew Jehl, and Laura Fogarty — for all of their incredible work this summer.

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Memphis Room: In The News

Wow.  We feel so popular.  Thanks for all of the attention!

Author, professor Dr. Miriam DeCosta-Willis donates civil rights collection to library

Theories hit dead end on how world-famous Beale Street got its name

Digital history: New online archive displays vast collections of library’s Memphis Room

Telling the Story: Library’s Memphis Room grows with Decosta-Willis donation

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