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Ask Vance September 2015

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Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

A humble little place is fondly recalled by many Memphians. more

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photo courtesy Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

How could anyone have drowned in the Court Square fountain? more

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A rather humdrum motel on the outskirts of town is remembered for its distinctive name. more

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A real-photo postcard shows three women at the National Cemetery, even though it doesn't show the cemetery itself. more

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Brooks Road seems an unlikely place to raise flowers. more

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The name said it all: a swimming pool with clear (and COLD) water, and for decades one of the best places to beat the heat in Memphis. more

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