94-year-old Mary Van Beke tells her son, Charles, about growing up in the 1920s.
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94-year-old Mary Van Beke tells her son, Charles, about growing up in the 1920s.
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Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Charlie Morris (L) remembers his brother's death in 1939, with his cousin Sylvester Lewis (R).
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as... more.
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Reverend George Turks, Jr. remembers witnessing the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike as a teenager. Click here to see a photo ...
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Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing... more.
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Joe Buford tells his literacy tutor, Michelle Miller, about what it was like not knowing how to read.
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Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee
Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Kathy Dean Evans remembers the night Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
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Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s... more.
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Retired Memphis sanitation worker Taylor Rogers and his wife, Bessie, remember Martin Luther King Jr.'s final speech.
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at
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Herb Kneeland (L) tells his son Martavius Jones about being a disc jockey at WDIA in Memphis on April 4, 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Hector Black remembers the murder of his daughter, Patricia Nuckles, by an intruder in her... more.
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Hector Black remembers the murder of his daughter, Patricia Nuckles, by an intruder in her home.
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Kenneth Honeycutt tells his wife Gaye about witnessing the New London School Explosion of 1937.
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Kenneth Honeycutt tells his wife Gaye about witnessing the New London School Explosion of 1937.
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Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Joe Hunter, who was Ray Charles' road manager, and his wife, Trudy, a back-up singer,... more.
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Joe Hunter, who was Ray Charles' road manager, and his wife, Trudy, a back-up singer, remember falling in love.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the... more.
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Ella Owens (L) tells her daughter, Lynn Reed, about participating in a march during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Jack Richmond tells his daughter, Reagan, about being an amputee.
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Jack Richmond tells his daughter, Reagan, about being an amputee.
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Recorded in Knoxville, Tennessee
Dr. Jim Fleming tells his daughter, Janetta, about being trapped indoors by the Great... more.
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Dr. Jim Fleming tells his daughter, Janetta, about being trapped indoors by the Great Ice Storm of 1951.
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10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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10-year-old Rahsheed McKenstry interviews his mother, Rhonetta.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee
Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they
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Elmore Nickelberry and Taylor Rogers remember why they went on strike as Memphis sanitation workers in 1968.
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Recorded in Memphis, Tennessee