25 07, 2022

Session 4: Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville’s Deep Past by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Dr. Tanya M. Peres

2022-07-25T17:06:24-06:00

During the period between 1000 and 1425 CE, a thriving indigenous culture, the Middle Cumberland Mississippians, lived along the Cumberland River. Public spaces stretched [...]

Session 4: Mastodons to Mississippians: Adventures in Nashville’s Deep Past by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Dr. Tanya M. Peres2022-07-25T17:06:24-06:00
25 07, 2022

Session 3: Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, a High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game by William Haltom and Amanda Swanson

2022-07-25T16:56:51-06:00

In 1976, the case Victoria Cape v. the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association changed how girls played basketball. Cape, a junior at Oak Ridge [...]

Session 3: Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, a High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game by William Haltom and Amanda Swanson2022-07-25T16:56:51-06:00
25 07, 2022

Session 2: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home by Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie

2022-07-25T16:26:36-06:00

Georgia Tann, the executive secretary of the Memphis branch of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society, began trafficking children in 1924. Tann operated a black-market [...]

Session 2: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home by Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie2022-07-25T16:26:36-06:00
20 07, 2022

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

2022-09-14T10:34:29-06:00

Country and soul emerged from the same songwriters, musicians, and producers in the recording studios of Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama. [...]

Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South2022-09-14T10:34:29-06:00
20 07, 2022

Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong and the Black String Band Tradition

2022-07-26T14:21:19-06:00

String band and country blues musician Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong’s life spanned most of the 20th century. Armstrong’s career took him from his boyhood [...]

Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong and the Black String Band Tradition2022-07-26T14:21:19-06:00
20 07, 2022

Hip Hop in Bluff City: The Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly

2022-08-10T08:30:25-06:00

Hip hop originated in The Bronx, but found its way to Tennessee by the mid-1980s. DJ Spanish Fly, the Godfather of Memphis Rap, has [...]

Hip Hop in Bluff City: The Roots of Memphis Hip Hop with DJ Spanish Fly2022-08-10T08:30:25-06:00
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