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Ask Vance October 2014

The buildings are the same, but almost everything else has changed in this 1960s view of Main Street. more

Oct 29, 2014 4:17 PM Ask Vance

A neon bellboy beckoned weary travelers to the quaint Crescent Lake Tourist Court — another Summer Avenue landmark. more

Oct 28, 2014 3:50 PM Ask Vance

For decades, Julius Lewis was one of Memphis’ premier department stores. more

Oct 23, 2014 12:09 PM Ask Vance

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photos by Vance Lauderdale

Just down the street from the Alamo Plaza, the Silver Horse Shoe Motel was another Summer Avenue landmark. more

Oct 21, 2014 8:39 PM Ask Vance

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photos by Vance Lauderdale

At one time, the Alamo Plaza was considered a place for the whole family to stay. more

Oct 16, 2014 7:52 PM Ask Vance

Margaret Polk

Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

Memphis newspapers announced the wedding of Margaret Polk, famed as “The Memphis Belle,” but the wedding never happened. more

Oct 15, 2014 3:43 PM Ask Vance

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Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

How many families lived in the Sunset Home built by Eudora Baptist Church? more

Oct 13, 2014 2:23 PM Ask Vance

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