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Haunted Memphis

Haunted Memphis / Laura Cunningham. p. cm. Includes bibliographical
references and index. print edition ISBN 978-1-59629-712-8 (alk. paper) 1.
Ghosts--Tennessee--Memphis. 2. Haunted places--Tennessee--Memphis. I. Title.

Author : Laura Cunningham

Release : 2009-09-15

Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN : 1625842686

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“Spine-tingling ghost stories . . . Thrilling tales of the Bluff City’s past” (Memphis Reads). Much like its muddy riverbanks, the mid-South is flooded with tales of shadowy spirits lurking among us. Beyond the rhythm of the blues and tapping of blue suede shoes is a history steeped in horror. From the restless souls of Elmwood Cemetery to the voodoo vices of Beale Street, phantom hymns of the Orpheum Theatre and Civil War soldiers still looking for a fight, peer beyond the shadows of the city’s most historic sites. Author and lifelong resident Laura Cunningham expertly blends fright with history and presents the ghostly legends from Beale to Bartlett, Germantown to Collierville, in this one-of-a-kind volume no resident or visitor should be without. Includes photos! “There are plenty of places in Memphis to go where the spirits aren’t in costume or getting paid to make you scream. Laura Cunningham reveals all the terrifying details in her new book Haunted Memphis.” —

Haunted Tennessee

“The University of Memphis.” Retrieved 15 January 2008. http: / /
www. memphis. edu / history. htm. “UPDATE October 3rd 2006.” Haunted South
TV. Retrieved 20 January 2008.

Author : Alan Brown

Release : 2009-02-26

Publisher : Stackpole Books

ISBN : 0811746488

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Meet the spirits and strange creatures found everywhere in Tennessee.

Haunted America

Memphis Magazine, n.d. Donohue, Michael. “Plan to Reconstruct House Revives
Talk of Memphis Ghost.” Memphis PressScimitar, October 31, 1980. Finger,
Michael. “What Really Happened to Clara Robertson?” Memphis Magazine,
October ...

Author : Michael Norman

Release : 2007-09-18

Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN : 1466805145

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Haunted America takes you on a grand tour of ghostly hauntings through the U.S. and Canada, sweeping from terrifying battle-field specters at Little Bighorn to a vaudeville palace in Tampa, from ghostly apparitions in President Garfield's home in Ohio to the White House in Washington, DC. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Haunted Places in America

Civil War, continuing to send delegates to congress and threatening to secede
from the state, Memphis was firmly pro-rebel. While the mountaineers hammered
away on their dulcimers for music, and Nashville nabobs enjoyed classical ...

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Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN : 9781599217062

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A unique travel book introduces readers to various haunted public spaces--hotels, historic homes, restaurants, and other locales across the country that are reputed to be plagued by restless spirits. Original.

Explorer's Guide Memphis & the Delta Blues Trail: A Great Destination

If a walking tour is more your speed, you may want to explore their Historic
Memphis tour, or for those feeling a bit more daring, the spooky Haunted
Memphis tour. Blues City Tours 901-522-9229 325
Union Ave., ...

Author : Justin Gage

Release : 2009-05-04

Publisher : The Countryman Press

ISBN : 1581579233

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This innovative guide will lead you through the birthplace of the blues, covering the world-famous attractions, historic sites, funky shops, and gold record legacies of Memphis and the surrounding Mississippi Delta. With a strong focus on modern-day arts and music enclaves, as well as the storied sites where the blues got their start; hundreds of top-notch dining, lodging, and recreational recommendations; over one hundred illuminating photos and maps; and travel logistics, this is the most comprehensive guide to the region to-date.

Haunted Places

When a parapsychology class from Memphis University investigated the site in
1979, they found evidence of at least six other ghosts haunting the old playhouse
. (The little girl was run down on Beale St. Orpheum Theater, 203 South Main St.,

Author : Dennis William Hauck

Release : 2002-08-27

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 1440673225

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In almost every town in America there are places where strange things happen. The perfect companion to The International Directory of Haunted Places, this revised and updated edition of Haunted Places is both a fascinating and unusual travel guide as well as an indispensable casebook for those interested in the paranormal. From buildings and parks believed to have resident ghosts and poltergeists to areas where Bigfoot or UFO sightings are most frequently reported, Haunted Places will lead you to more than 2,000 sites of paranormal activity across the United States. Organized alphabetically by state, each entry is referenced to an extensive bibliography of sources-with descriptions, addresses, phone numbers, Web sites, and travel directions provided for all locations.

Inside a Haunted Mind

I had to make arrangements for the bronze of Angelica to be shipped to Memphis
on the same flight I was taking that coming Saturday. Once that was done, I hired
a U-Haul and had Joe Rogan help me lift the crate into the truck. On Saturday ...

Author : K. Patrick Maline

Release : 2006-12-01

Publisher : a-argus books

ISBN : 0978898508

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Supernatural suspense thriller as evil threatens the world of samll town police chief, Terry Changford. Believing that he had destroyed the evil when burning down an old house, Changford found, to his dismay, that the evil was not so easily destroyed and was looking for revenge. Not only against the Chief, but his associates as well. In the genre of Stephen King and John Grissom.

Haunted Empire

Jobs had afriend who knew the headof the transplant center at Methodist
University Hospital in Memphis, ensuring that he would bewell caredfor. Soon,
renovations ata yellow, 5,800squarefoot mansion in Memphis's wealthy
Morningside ...

Author : Yukari Iwatani Kane

Release : 2014-03-18

Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN : 0062128272

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Former Wall Street Journal technology reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane delves deep inside Apple in the two years since Steve Jobs’s death, revealing the tensions and challenges CEO Tim Cook and his team face as they try to sustain Jobs’s vision and keep the company moving forward. Steve Jobs's death raised one of the most pressing questions in the tech and business worlds: Could Apple stay great without its iconic leader? Many inside the company were eager to prove that Apple could be just as innovative as it had been under Jobs. Others were painfully aware of the immense challenge ahead. As its business has become more complex and global, Apple has come under intense scrutiny, much of it critical. Maintaining market leadership has become crucial as it tries to conquer new frontiers and satisfy the public's insatiable appetite for "insanely great” products. Based on over two hundred interviews with current and former executives, business partners, Apple watchers and others, Haunted Empire is an illuminating portrait of Apple today that offers clues to its future. With nuanced insights and colorful details that only a seasoned journalist could glean, Kane goes beyond the myths and headlines. She explores Tim Cook’s leadership and its impact on Jobs’s loyal lieutenants, new product development, and Apple’s relationships with Wall Street, the government, tech rivals, suppliers, the media, and consumers. Hard-hitting yet fair, Haunted Empire reveals the perils and opportunities an iconic company faces when it loses its visionary leader.

Haunted Places in the American South

Theater. MEMPHIS The stately old Orpheum Theater has been the theatrical hub
of Memphis, Tennessee, since it was built in 1928. For over half a century,
audiences have thrilled to productions of some of the century's most popular
plays and ...

Author : Alan Brown

Release : 2002

Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN : 9781578064779

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Collecting ghost stories from 55 historically haunted sites throughout the United States, Brown reveals what is lurking behind slamming doors, eerie lights and sightings of Confederate soldiers.

Confederates [Distressed]

... Gary Weis, George Reeves [RIP], Godfrey Reggio, Granddaddy [RIP],
Grandmother [RIP], Greil Marcus, Greta Garbo [RIP], Mata Hari [RIP], Hasbro Inc.,
Haunted Memphis, Herman's Hermits, Huey's, International Spy Museum, J. D.
Salinger, ...

Author : Wilson Smith

Release : 2008-07-07

Publisher :

ISBN : 1435734750

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You wouldn't buy a pair of jeans that look brand-new: why buy a book that shrieks, "I just went to the bookstore!"?"Confederates [Distressed]" has that well-worn broken-in look that says that this is a book owned by a real hipster, one who has read it many times and knows it inside and out. Yet it doesn't require that you actually read it.Cover by Rob Eggleston.

This Haunted Land

It was on a Sunday night that Bill and Charlene Jamison decided they would
drive to Memphis to see some friends . They were late getting off since Bill had
attended a meeting at the church first and both were tired . The Jamisons were
driving ...

Author : Nancy Roberts

Release : 1970

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Haunted Key West / Strange Key West

Born in Memphis , she first came to the Keys in 1982 for a veterinary convention ,
fell in love with the place and continued coming back two or three times a year .
She was the first of her family to graduate college and the only to become a ...

Author : David L. Sloan

Release : 2003

Publisher : Phantom Press

ISBN : 9780967449838

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Two incredible books in one. Haunted Key West tells tales from ten of Key Wests favorite hauntings including the ghost of Ernest Hemingway, the lady in blue and the ghost of US. Strange Key West takes you beyond the supernatural with amazing stories about voodoo curses, bizarre cemeteries and a grotto that protects the island from hurricanes.

Historic Haunted America

Sprivey, Louise E. “Bell Witch Called Phenomenon of All Time.” Clarksville (Tenn.
) LeafChronicle, November 7, 1964. Talley, Robert. “Will America's No. 1 Ghost
Return to Tennessee Tonight?” Memphis Commercial Appeal, October 31, 1937.

Author : Michael Norman

Release : 2007-09-18

Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN : 1466805153

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Continuing the success of the nationally acclaimed Haunted America, Historic Haunted America is a further investigation into North American ghost legends. This chilling collection documents yesterday's and today's most terrifying hauntings in the United States and Canada in more than seventy-five shocking stories! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Demon-Haunted World

Even if they've been urging Congress to fund a southern Early Warning System,
the Air Force is unlikely to admit that Soviet or Cuban aircraft got to New Orleans,
much less Memphis, before anybody caught on. Here again, we have every ...

Author : Carl Sagan

Release : 2011-07-06

Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN : 0307801047

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A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace “A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los Angeles Times How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions. Casting a wide net through history and culture, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of the past as witchcraft, faith healing, demons, and UFOs. And yet, disturbingly, in today's so-called information age, pseudoscience is burgeoning with stories of alien abduction, channeling past lives, and communal hallucinations commanding growing attention and respect. As Sagan demonstrates with lucid eloquence, the siren song of unreason is not just a cultural wrong turn but a dangerous plunge into darkness that threatens our most basic freedoms. Praise for The Demon-Haunted World “Powerful . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing.”—The Washington Post Book World “Compelling.”—USA Today “A clear vision of what good science means and why it makes a difference. . . . A testimonial to the power of science and a warning of the dangers of unrestrained credulity.”—The Sciences “Passionate.”—San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places

Years later, after the immediate psychic hysteria caused by his death had begun
to subside, Presley's ghost began to be sighted in Graceland in Memphis, the
recording studio in Nashville, and at the Las Vegas Hilton, where he had
performed ...

Author : Brad Steiger

Release : 2012-09-26

Publisher : Visible Ink Press

ISBN : 1578594227

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The culmination of Brad Steiger’s 50 years of paranormal research, this book is a bold telling of true ghost stories and firstperson encounters with the supernatural. Arranged topically, it covers every sort of ghost and haunting: poltergeists, shadow beings, and phantoms alongside haunted apartments, hotels, and trains. From ghosts that still haunt Ohio’s State Reformatory, otherwise known as Shawshank, to Abe Lincoln’s regular consultation with mediums, this compendium delves into the true scary stories from both historical documents and personal accounts. In its 30 chapters, spirits represented include the good (“Ghosts that Saved Lives”), the bad (“Invisible Home Wreckers”), and the ugly (“Demonic Spirits That Whisper Commands to Kill”). The book goes on to unearth the ghastly goingson and macabre manifestations at haunted places such as museums, churches, graveyards, restaurants, and sacred sites while also instructing how to perform a cleansing ritual to rid a home of unwanted spectral visitors. This second edition is updated to include new stories and compelling evidence of both the existence of ghosts and proof of hauntings that will entertain, induce chills, and make the doubtful believe.

The Caxtons; Zicci; The Haunted and the Haunters Or the House and the Brain

Suddenly a beautiful delf evidently an illustration of the worship blue - and - white
flower - pot , which had rendered at Thebes and Memphis to been set on the
window - sill of an those feline quadrupeds , of which they upper story , fell to the

Author : Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton

Release : 1856

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Memphis Medical Monthly

We know what tracheotomy amounts to , and I am sure I would not feel right
about it , I should be haunted with the idea of not doing my whole duty , if I let a
child seven years old go without doing tracheotomy where I felt satisfied , after
this tube ...

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Release : 1886

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African Americans in Memphis

Sickly and haunted by visions as a child, Mason was healed in 1880 when, as he
claimed, “the glory of God came down upon him.” Bishop Mason organized the
Church of God in Christ in 1897, establishing his congregation and headquarters

Author : Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

Release : 2012-09-18

Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN : 143962271X

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Memphis has been an important city for African Americans in the South since the Civil War. They migrated from within Tennessee and from surrounding states to the urban crossroads in large numbers after emancipation, seeking freedom from the oppressive race relations of the rural South. Images of America: African Americans in Memphis chronicles this regional experience from the 19th century to the 1950s. Historic black Memphians were railroad men, bricklayers, chauffeurs, dressmakers, headwaiters, and beauticians, as well as businessmen, teachers, principals, barbers, preachers, musicians, nurses, doctors, Republican leaders, and Pullman car porters. During the Jim Crow era, they established social, political, economic, and educational institutions that sustained their communities in one of the most rigidly segregated cities in America. The dynamic growth and change of the post-World War II South set the stage for a new, authentic, black urban culture defined by Memphis gospel, blues, and rhythm and blues music; black radio; black newspapers; and religious pageants.

Tennessee Historical Quarterly

64 Problems like this haunted Memphis ' s black community for years , Hooks
stressed , and a long feeling of frustration and despair ultimately gave rise to the
strike . Loeb ' s refusal to recognize the striking workers was simply the last straw

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Release : 2001

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Papers Read at Memphis, Atlanta and Chicago

... preceding the period of the monotheistic Yahveh cult , or as witnesses to the
existence of superstitions , which certainly haunted the imagination of the
uncultured , not less in those days than they still do in this age of advanced
civilization .

Author : International Folk-lore Association

Release : 1896

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