Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
South Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee, circa 1942. Loews' State Theater at 152 S. Main is at right. The photograph was taken after the lights were turned off for a blackout during World War II. A blackout drill was held on June 9, 1942, across Tennessee and this photograph may have been taken on that evening.
"Main Street, Memphis, circa 1942" (2021). Memphis. 66.
Streets--Tennessee--Memphis., Blackouts in war.