Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
The Rebel Motor Hotel at 3466 Lamar Avenue typically catered to truckers, but is also known for being the hotel that James Earl Ray stayed in the night before assassinating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Although ownership and the name has since changed, the building is still standing and still functioning as a motel.
"Rebel Motor Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, 1968" (2021). Buildings. 8.