Ask Vance May 2014

The 2014 Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair will be held July 26-27 at Sewanee. more

May 15, 2014 11:01 AM Ask Vance

One of the few funeral homes in Memphis run by a woman. more

May 12, 2014 3:36 PM Ask Vance


Image from Kitty Plunkett’s “Memphis: A Pictorial History”

The mysterious sign in the old photo we ran in the May issue has been identified. more

May 8, 2014 10:43 AM Ask Vance


Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

Rare photo of a once-grand home on Union. more

May 5, 2014 3:23 PM Ask Vance

An aerial view of Barret’s Chapel Cemetery

Image courtesy of Shelby County Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds website has added aerial views of cemeteries to its historical resources. more

May 1, 2014 11:31 AM Ask Vance