World War I http://wknofm.org en The Harahan Bridge http://wknofm.org/post/harahan-bridge <p class="legacy-byline">The Harahan Bridge has been a presence crossing the mighty Mississippi River &nbsp;for nearly 100 years, connecting downtown Memphis to Arkansas.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:05:00 +0000 Steve Pike 974 at http://wknofm.org The Harahan Bridge The Great War And Memphis http://wknofm.org/post/great-war-and-memphis <p>The onset of World War I came as a surprise to many Mid-Southerners, yet, like much of the rest of the nation, Memphians joined the war effort with unprecedented determination. When the armed forces set up recruiting stations at the Tri-State Fair, able-bodied men lined up to enlist.</p><p>Citizens organized preparedness parades, and Memphis homemakers rallied to raise awareness about wartime rationing. Local mothers attended demonstrations on how to plan a menu for “Meatless Mondays” and “Wheat-Less Wednesdays.”</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 23:05:00 +0000 Steve Pike 34803 at http://wknofm.org The Great War And Memphis