Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Tom Lee Park, formerly Astor Park, at Riverside and Beale, July 56, 1953, looking north. The park was named after Tom Lee, the African-American riverworker who saved 32 passengers from a sinking steamboat in 1925.
1953 July 6
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"A couple sitting in Tom Lee Park, Memphis, Tennessee, 1953" (2021). Memphis. 219.
Memphis (Tenn.)--Landmarks., Parks--Tennessee--Memphis., Tom Lee Park (Memphis, Tenn.)