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Historic Photos of Memphis
     

Historic Photos of Memphis

by Gina Cordell, Patrick O'Daniel
 

HISTORIC PHOTOS OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people with still photography from the finest archives of city, state and private collecions. From the Civil War through Reconstruction, the rise of industry, World Wars and into the modern era, Memphis has remained a city of change and innovation. With hundreds of archival

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HISTORIC PHOTOS OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people with still photography from the finest archives of city, state and private collecions. From the Civil War through Reconstruction, the rise of industry, World Wars and into the modern era, Memphis has remained a city of change and innovation. With hundreds of archival photos reproduced in stunning duotone on heavy art paper, this book is the perfect addition to any historican's collection.

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Historic Photos of Memphis is a well thought out and beautifully illustrated journey through Memphis history. Each chapter takes readers through an era of days gone by with an informative introduction followed by a collection of photographs depicting life in those times. These carefully chosen photos give readers a sense of what life was like over the span of those one hundred and twenty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596522619
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
198
Sales rank:
375,005
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Gina Cordell received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in sociology from the University of Memphis. She served as a researcher and administrator at the University of Alabama and the University of Memphis before joining the Memphis Public Library and Information Center in 2000 as the social sciences librarian. She has published articles on Memphis history and women and body image and has written and compiled a comprehensive guide to the processed manuscript collections in the Memphis and Shelby County Room. Gina lives in Memphis with her husband, Paul, and Boston Terrier, Violet.

Patrick W. O'Daniel is currently a Librarian/Specialist (Genealogy) with the History/Social Sciences Department. He has a Masters Degree in History from the University of Memphis. He studied at Samford University, and is now working toward a Masters Degree in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Patrick presented programs on creating local history and genealogy collections for public libraries at the Public Library Association Conference in Phoenix, Arizona and the Tennessee Library Association Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has written articles for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers in 2002 and for the Tennessee Archivist in 2006. Patrick lives in Memphis with his wife Kathy and daughter Kelly.

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