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Ask Vance October 2015

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Photos courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

In 1954, Memphis made medical history by separating “Siamese” twins joined at the head. Read more

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Photo courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

One of Memphis’ most accomplished musicians and photographers built her home on the site of Briarcrest School. Read more

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Photo by Poland Studios / Courtesy Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Forget cash registers. At Toddle Houses, customers paid as they walked out the door. Read more

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In the 1960s, the owner of WREC-TV built the world's largest private bomb shelter. Here's a rare photo showing the generators lowered in place. Read more

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