Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories from Just Around the Corner Caitlin L. Horton

ISBN: 9780692308059

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154 pages


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Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories from Just Around the Corner  by  Caitlin L. Horton

Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories from Just Around the Corner by Caitlin L. Horton
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Available at www.memphistypehistory.com/book.Tourists and Memphians alike whizz by dozens of signs everyday. If they could speak up and tell their story to us, it would open a whole new world of insight into the history and culture of Memphis. In MoreAvailable at www.memphistypehistory.com/book.Tourists and Memphians alike whizz by dozens of signs everyday. If they could speak up and tell their story to us, it would open a whole new world of insight into the history and culture of Memphis.

In Memphis Type History: Signs and Stories from Just Around the Corner, nineteen of these everyday signs are beautifully captured by painter Rebecca Phillips. Accompanying the artwork and historical photographs is the history behind the signs, as told by the people who experienced it. Smell the fresh popcorn at the Lamar Theater, be soothed by the soulful atmosphere of Soulsville, U.S.A., and discover the scandalous history of a red neon lady. From the building with unexplained bumps in the night to the evolution of whole neighborhoods, you’ll discover intriguing stories from around the corner that will make your next drive in Memphis more meaningful than you’d ever imagined.What’s Inside:The Universal Life Insurance Company LegacyThe Ghosts of Advance Rubber StampsLiving Between the Lorraine and the Arts In Downtown MemphisThe Arcade, Memphis’ Oldest RestaurantMidtown’s Timeless Beauty: The Beauty ShopThe Spinning Lights of Joe’s Wines and LiquorsScandal and Mayhem at Casey’s MotelDrink-N-Drag: The Lady in RedThe Lamar Theater: A Neighborhood CinemaStreet Rodding with Walker Radiator WorksA City’s Love for Love’s FeedA Very Normal Life at the Normal Beauty ShopLiving the Good Life at Leahy’sRoller Skate for Health at SkatelandRising Up from the Lorraine MotelAfter Sun Studio: Sam Phillips Recording ServiceBehind the Neon Lights of Beale Street at B.B.

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