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Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0475.0312a_002.001

Description

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.

Date Created

6-30-2021

Date

circa 1942

Keywords

Streets--Tennessee--Memphis., Blackouts in war.

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