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Preserving Family History: Photography

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 1 – 3PM

Presentation by Leila Hamdan at the Memphis & Shelby County Room at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library on preserving family history with photographs and accompanying documentation, as well as, investigating how these family archives can aid historians, scholars, and artists with interpreting history and challenging dominant narratives and collective memories.

Elmyra Williams born in Memphis, TN 1909

Elmyra Williams born in Memphis, TN 1909

Elmyra Williams with young female students of South Jackson High School in Memphis, TN.  Graduation 1922

Elmyra Williams with young female students of South Jackson High School in Memphis, TN. Graduation 1922

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