The Resource Hidden history of Memphis, G. Wayne Dowdy, (ebook)

Hidden history of Memphis, G. Wayne Dowdy, (ebook)

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Hidden history of Memphis
Title
Hidden history of Memphis
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G. Wayne Dowdy
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Language
eng
Summary
Step inside the fascinating annals of the Bluff City's history and discover the Memphis that only few know. G. Wayne Dowdy, longtime archivist for the Memphis Public Library, examines the history and culture of the Mid-South during its most important decades. Well-known faces like Clarence Saunders, Elvis Presley and W.C. Handy are joined by some of the more obscure characters from the past, like the Memphis gangster who inspired one of William Faulkner's most famous novels, the local Boy Scout who captured German spies during World War I, the Memphis radio station that pioneered wireless broadcasting and so many more. Also included are the previously unpublished private papers and correspondence of former mayor E.H. Crump, giving us new insight and a front-row seat to the machine that shaped Tennessee politics in the twentieth century
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Midwest
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Dowdy, G. Wayne
Dewey number
976.8/19
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
Target audience
adult
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Hidden history of Memphis, G. Wayne Dowdy, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614231943
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11507859
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remote
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11507859
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MWT11507859
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hidden history of Memphis, G. Wayne Dowdy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614231943
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11507859
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11507859
System control number
MWT11507859
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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