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The Shadier Side of Memphis with Neil Cameron

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin connects with Neil Cameron of Strickly Elvis UK to talk about Elvis… no not actually… instead more of the shadier side of Memphis that has nothing to do with Elvis. Hear Caitlin and Neil from distant lands talk about a few crime stories that you may or may not know …

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WDIA: USA’s First Black Radio Station

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin talks about WDIA, the first all-Black radio station in the U.S.A. We learn about how the transformation of this station into all-black programming and on-air talent exposed some of the best local talent to become major music icons we recognize today. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play …

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Union and Madison with Storyboard Memphis

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin chats with Mark Fleischer, the man behind Storyboard Memphis. We talk most about Union and Madison Avenues, so that makes this show another good ol’ piece of Memphis street history for ya! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play When Mark first came to Memphis, he luckily landed …

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Christmas in Memphis

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we’re talking all things Christmas in Memphis and sharing YOUR memories of this magical holiday. Hang your tinsel, grab your hot chocolate, and settle in for a jolly good time on this week’s show! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play The Enchanted Forest at Goldsmiths Ask a longtime …

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Bonus Podcast Episodes

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From time to time, we release short bonus episodes. When you subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or wherever else you like, the bonus episodes show up during the week like a fun surprise. We’re also collecting them here where you can stream them or see links or images we mention during the bonus show. The newest …

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Zion Christian Cemetery

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, I tell Rebecca the history behind Memphis’ oldest African-American graveyard: Zion Christian Cemetery. I was taken to the site by Tramica Morris (whose home we toured in our 16th episode – A Tour of Glenview Historic District). There are many notable Memphians buried there and ever so many ties to important …

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Ladies Night

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we take each and every one of you out for Ladies Night! And guess what? It’s a two-for-one special tonight because we each share the story of a Memphis lady we love. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play First, Rebecca makes Caitlin play a game of “Name That …

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Shotgun Houses

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast I educate Rebecca on Midtown Memphis’ favorite type of home – the quintessentially Southern shotgun house. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Shotgun houses can be found all over the south, including Memphis. First up, let’s understand the format of a shotgun house. It’s narrow – just one …

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Libertyland with John R. Stevenson

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin chats with John R. Stevenson all about everyone’s favorite bundle of fun – Libertyland! John just published a book about the park and we dive right into all the weird and wonderful things about this historic Memphis spot. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Everyone has a …

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Let’s Talk Type

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we’re talking type – typography that is! Rebecca gets in the hot seat to teach us all about appreciating the visual form of words and letters… and how we can get more into typography in our everyday lives. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play We dive right in …