Memphis, TN – In 1888, the Cossitt Branch Library became the first public library of Memphis. It was known at the time as the Cossitt-Goodwyn Institute. Located in Downtown Memphis prominently on the corner of Front and Monroe, it also housed Memphis' first museum collection.
Memphis, TN – Mid-Southerners greet the coming of a new year in ways both traditional and personal. Here, Sarah Ledbetter researches the roots of an old tradition, eating black eyed peas on New Year's Day.