Stereograph card collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Stereograph card titled " “135, Visitors on track, Memphis, 1904.”, published by Lynn C. Skeels, 807 Fine Arts Building, Chicago. The photograph shows a flower bed in a lawn in the foreground, and people standing and in buggies behind a wooden fence at a horse racing track with a building and water tower to the left. The track in Memphis, Tennessee, is unidentified. There were a number of horse racing tracks in the city in this period including Montgomery Park and Billings Park. Racing ceased in 1906 when the Tennessee Legislature outlawed gambling.
"Memphis, Horse racing track, 1904" (2021). Other images. 23.