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Memphis BBQ Part 1: A General History with Brian Crenshaw

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca seeks out the history of barbecue instead of just eating it. In this first part of what will become a series of Memphis BBQ stories, we hear from Brian Crenshaw, a gentleman who has spent a good time diving into the history of where it originated and how Memphis’s culture …

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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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Memphis History in Bozwell + Lily

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca meets with Ben Fulfer, the man behind Bozwell + Lily, to talk about his journey and decision on starting his company. He tells us the thoughtful process behind what items he chooses to sell, who he works with, and the Memphis inspiration and history that some of his products tell. …

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The New Madrid Fault Line

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca reveals to Caitlin her recent paranoia of the New Madrid fault line and the seriousness of “the big one” for Memphis should it ever occur. But there’s good news! Well… at least for those over 36 years old. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play So what is …

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Finding A Place in History with Julie Mccullough

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin chats with Julie McCullough of This Place in History, an Instagram feed we are excited to introduce you to. She typically features Memphis homes that are on the National Historic Registry, but you can find a few other types of historical nuggets on there from time to time. Subscribe: iTunes …

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Clarance Saunders: The Man Behind Piggly Wiggly

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca meets with Caroline Mitchell Carrico at the Pink Palace to learn the insane story of the man who started Piggly Wiggly and the concept of grocery stores as we know them today. Hear how he lost it all in a gamble and then started the brilliant process back over. Subscribe: iTunes …

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Your Memphis Memories: That Time At the Vacant Goldsmiths

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This Memphis Memory is brought to you by Kelly King Howe who recently published a fantastic guest post on our blog called, The Southern Narrative Quilt Mural. Make certain to check it out after reading her personal Memphis memory below. This is her story. After I took these pictures, I ended up over by the Goldsmith’s entrance… I might have …

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Ladies Night Part Two

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we each pick a new favorite lady who left an impact in Memphis history to talk about. Turns out, we both picked musicians! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Elizabeth Lizzie Douglas (aka Memphis Minnie) First up, Caitlin tells us about Elizabeth Lizzie Douglas (who we refer to …

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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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The Memphis Red Sox

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin talks about the Memphis Red Sox and you’ll get to hear our best sports announcer voices as we talk about the prominence of the team in the city and it’s eventual decline. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play The Negro League Comes to Memphis The negro leagues …