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3 02, 2021

Ida B. Wells’ International Appeal: The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition

2021-02-04T10:42:47-06:00

Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1897 The city of Memphis has demonstrated that neither character nor standing avails the Negro if he [...]

Ida B. Wells’ International Appeal: The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition2021-02-04T10:42:47-06:00
12 09, 2018

Eliza Allen’s Guitar, 1820s

2020-11-15T07:26:03-06:00

This guitar belonged to Eliza Allen (1809-1861) of Sumner County, the forlorn bride of Sam Houston. A prized item in the Tennessee Historical Society’s [...]

Eliza Allen’s Guitar, 1820s2020-11-15T07:26:03-06:00
12 09, 2018

Sam Houston and Eliza Allen: “Ten Thousand Imputed Slanders”

2020-11-14T13:27:34-06:00

On April 11, 1829, Sam Houston and his bride of eleven weeks, Eliza Allen, abruptly ended their marriage. Neither would speak publicly of the [...]

Sam Houston and Eliza Allen: “Ten Thousand Imputed Slanders”2020-11-14T13:27:34-06:00
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