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2011 Rising Mississippi River and the Memphis Flood

Here are a few pictures I took Saturday, 5/7/11 of the rising Mississippi River waters.  They show the intersection of Riverside and Beale Street, and Mud Island … or actually, a few landmarks on Mud Island, while the rest of the southern part is under … Continue Reading

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LIFE Photographer Henry Groskinsky Photos – The Day MLK was Shot in Memphis

Life Magazine  has released the never-before-published photos from Memphis, April 4, 1968.  According to Life, “On April 4, 1968, LIFE photographer Henry Groskinsky and writer Mike Silva, on assignment in Alabama, learned that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot … Continue Reading

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