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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
4:53 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Allen James Walker

Battle At Fort Pillow
Credit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_of_Fort_Pillow.png

As a soldier in the 7th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Allen James Walker was stationed at Corinth, Mississippi and Ft. Pickering, here in Memphis.


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:48 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Bison Fossils from the Mid-South

Bison Antiquus
Credit WikiMedia Commons

Bison roamed the Mid-South for thousands of years, and their remains can be found in sand and gravel bars throughout our region. 


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:48 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Ethyl Horton Venson

Program from the Cotton Makers' Jubilee

Ethyl Horton Venson, co-founder and first Queen of the Cotton Makers' Jubilee,  broke many barriers that helped promote civil rights in Memphis. 


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
6:09 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

International Harvester Cotton Picker

Credit Jim Parkin

On October 2, 1944, several hundred people came  to watch eight International Harvester mechanical cotton pickers clear a cotton field. 


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:48 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Lena Angevine Warner

Lena Angevine Warner

Lena Angevine Warner is rightfully known as Tennessee’s pioneer nurse, working with Walter Reed to discover that mosquitos were the carriers of Yellow Fever.

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