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Ask Vance March 2015

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photo courtesy “Memphis Hotel and Motel Guide”

Imperial Lanes wasn’t just a bowling alley, but a complete community center. more

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Newspapers announced an “International Walkathon Marathon” in 1933. What was it, exactly? more

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photo by Steve Bledsoe

In the 1950s, architect Frank Burt built a unique home for himself in East Memphis. Another house, just blocks away, looks just like it. more

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Carolyn Smith and Joe Eoff, Whitehaven High School’s “Best Citizens” in 1961

photo courtesy Whitehaven High School

Forget Doppler radar and “Storm Track 5.” This is the high-tech way TV stations kept their viewers informed about bad weather 50 years ago. more

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