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Vance Lauderdale

Only 16 years old, this girl took second-place in the grueling endurance competitions held at McKellar Lake. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:00 PM Ask Vance

James Simpson's family has saved artifacts from the races their father participated in. more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance

This World War One memorial caused controversy when it was first unveiled in Overton Park. more

Aug 30, 2017 3:30 PM Ask Vance

The Kate Adams was one of the Mississippi River's most famous steamboats. more

Aug 17, 2017 5:00 PM Ask Vance

A botched payroll robbery is still considered one of the most famous crimes in Memphis history. more

Aug 15, 2017 3:00 PM Ask Vance

Australia is now home to a vintage Cadillac purchased from a Memphis dealership in 1931. more

Aug 3, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance

Tucked away in an unlikely location on Summer was one of the top restaurants in Memphis. more

Jul 30, 2017 3:00 PM Ask Vance

He made the news by being buried alive as a stunt. Here's where he's buried for good. more

Jul 28, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance

Memphis was one of the stops on the world-famous aviator's cross-country tour. more

Jul 26, 2017 2:00 PM Ask Vance

One of the most famous Memphians you probably never knew. more

Jul 24, 2017 2:00 PM Ask Vance 3 Comments

A beloved but vanished bakery and a mystery on a tin of talcum powder. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:00 AM Ask Vance 2 Comments

Best known for operating the Overton Park Circus, Tommy O'Brien had other claims to fame. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:00 PM Ask Vance

This little restaurant once stood on Union Avenue, in the heart of Memphis' "Auto Row." more

Jun 22, 2017 5:00 PM Ask Vance

Neal Schilling opened one of Memphis' most beautiful car dealerships. more

Jun 15, 2017 5:00 PM Ask Vance 1 Comments

The inside story of the Overton Park Zoo's daily animal show. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance

Mulford Jewelers was one of Memphis' best-known jewelry stores. more

Jun 1, 2017 10:00 PM Ask Vance

The Bomah Shopping Center offered something for everyone in 1949. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance 1 Comments

An old ad from the 1920s urged Memphians to drink a curious beverage. more

May 15, 2017 3:00 AM Ask Vance 2 Comments

Elizabeth Messick was the namesake for one of Shelby County's oldest — and fondly remembered — schools. more

May 11, 2017 3:00 AM Ask Vance

A Memphis college that is no longer with us, and the early history of a Midtown seafood café. more

May 5, 2017 12:00 PM Ask Vance

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