In May of 1900, Admiral Thomas Dewey, hero of the Spanish-American War, visited Memphis.
The Memphis Repertory Orchestra just wrapped-up their 2011-2012 season with a concert at First Congregational Church.
The panel discusses the progress of a few bills in the Tennessee Legislature relating to the creation of municipal school districts.
On April 21, 1865, the steamboat Sultana left New Orleans. As she left port, she was having problems with leaky boilers, problems that continued to plague the vessel on her way up the river.
The flood of April, 1912, was one of the worst floods ever seen in the Mississippi Valley.