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Home for unwed girls

There was a home in Memphis, between Evergreen and Summer Ave., in the late sixties, (location debatable). Is it still standing, in operation, just what???

Virginia Anne Holtsford more than 1 year ago

An old (circa 1925) panaramic picture

Last year, my Aunt Martha Bailey passed away. I was given several, family pictures and this one 'Shouts' at me. I am a genealogist and I would like to show you this old panoramic picture. It actually belonged to my grandmother. It's a church reunion I think and the old church, in the background, is on Memphis-Arlington Road (according to some). The picture has Aunt Martha in it at five years old. That being said, it puts the picture around 1925. How can I E-mail or bring this picture to you???

Connie L. G. Williamson more than 1 year ago

t. J. O'Brtien Engineering Company

T.J. O'Brien Engineering Company was an early 1900s consulting engineering company. Do you have any information on the company?

jerry gatlin more than 1 year ago


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Ask Vance is the blog of Vance Lauderdale, the award-winning columnist of Memphis magazine and Inside Memphis Business. Vance is the author of four books: Ask Vance: The Best Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History and Trivia Expert (2003), as well as Ask Vance: More Questions and Answers from Memphis Magazine’s History Expert (2011), Vance Lauderdale’s Lost Memphis (2013), and Vance Lauderdale’s More Lost Memphis (2014). He is also the recipient of quite a few nice awards (including “Best Blog - 2017” from the Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Awards), the creator of several eye-catching wall calendars, and the only person we know with a vintage shock-treatment machine in his den.