Infamous Chairman of Memphis Board of Censors Wore Many Hats By Charlie Lambert Duck Hill,
by J.V. Lowry In a town where there was no Mafia, and E.H. Crump made
On December 30th, with court in session, word came that the State Supreme court had
Thomas Dies was known to be a person who followed the same political philosophies as
Researched and written by Bill Novarese This story is based on facts taken from newspapers
John Matthew Dolan.. a Memphis Fire Department icon was born December 19, 1866, one of
February 26, 1953 The telling and retelling of this one event has over the years
This article is a part of our Ask Away! user submitted question series. This question
Do you have a question about Memphis history that has so far not been answered?
By Michael Vanelli and Joe V Lowry, with research and editorial assistance by Trish Gully.
What can be said about 2020 that hasn’t already been said? It was a tough
Every once in a while I stumble into a story that has all kinds of
Three years ago I sat down my childhood friend Ray Ransom, who spent his entire
(When political power was the prize, legendary politician Edward Crump knew how to get the
The Nashville Tennessean Newspaper was quoted as saying “he ran the day to day business
I was truly amazed when I started doing the research on this fine Memphian. After
We are pleased and honored to announce that Willy Bearden has joined the OMH team.
We at Our Memphis History are sadden today to report the passing of one of
Written by Joe Lowry with research and editorial assistance by Trish Gully. It was the
Our wonderful story is about Edward O. Cleaborn. A forgotten Memphis hero, this 18-year-old U.S.
Over the past 100 years when a neighboring community experienced a devastating disaster, like a
Most of us have never heard this story and I admit I was a bit
Just like every other city employee of the day, Fire, Public Works, and Teachers, they
Written by Joe Lowry with research and editorial assistance by Trish Gully. Joseph Newberger, born