Martin Airport was located where Macon and Berclair roads are now. In 1946, Lee W.
By JV Lowry A historical account of a past and forgotten incident within the newly
The final installment of the Favar Crowell murder. Both suspects claimed they were in New
On Tuesday night of September 22nd, THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL received a letter in a stamped
From the author – This is the story of a double homicide that happened in
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral is 165 years old this year. Listen as Mark talks with
The Independent Insurance Companies of Memphis pooled their money and support to award the bravery
We are very pleased to have Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris join us for this
As a man of the law, William B. Ingram was about looking out for the
By Charlie Lambert The ongoing criticism of the SCOTUS, especially the behavior of one particular
Many Memphians are unaware the Chinese first immigrated to Memphis more than 150 years go.
Here is a story of Hemry Lux and the public roles he filled as a
When Prohibition became law in 1920, the Italians and the Irish would not have any
By Charlie Lambert From time to time I see actors or actresses in an old
By now, regular readers of this blog know my primary interest has always been movies.
When I was hired on the Memphis Fire Department April 1, 1974 as a Fire
Read Part I here. After years of abuse by Boyle and his cronies, The Memphis
Born in 1891 to Patrick and Mary Boyle, Joseph P. Boyle was a rich mix
The history of Chinese Memphians goes back 150 years in Memphis. Our first Chinese families
Slave Dealers, Trading Companies, and their Product By Joe Lowry Edited by Trish
By Charlie Lambert A few months ago I wrote an article for this blog about
Joe V Lowry On April 5, 1891, three handsome buildings on north Main burned.
Joe and I had the pleasure of spending time with Olive Gamble who was a
by Charlie Lambert When certain people come into our lives and make their mark, even
If you were around the Germantown area in the early 70’s you no doubt remember