Special Exhibits


A Financial Expedition through Memphis - Exhibit Home Banking & Loans Consumer Prices Businesses in Memphis Resources Inspired by the Library’s Thinking Money exhibition, this online exhibit explores financial related topics while showcasing the history of money matters in Memphis. Learn how consumer prices have changed over the years. Take a look at some of the… More...
Dig Memphis image of Memphis from the 1900's. Memphis Bicentennial: 1819-2019 - Memphis Streetscapes Collection It only takes one glance at a photo of Front Street in the 1890s to see how much Memphis has changed... and how so many things have remained the same! This collection includes images of Memphis streets from the late-19th century to the late-20th century. It's also… More...
Photo of Coliseum Files Mid-South Coliseum Collection Volume I: The Concert Files - Volume I: The Concert Files Concert Spreadsheet During our adventures in the Coliseum, we found hundreds of files detailing the concerts held at the arena.  The actual files are not yet accessible to the public, but we have compiled highlights from each, including tickets sold, merchandise sales, and more. The… More...
Votes For Women - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment. This online exhibit highlights the role that Memphians and Tennesseans played in advancing the cause of women’s suffrage and in securing the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. These primary sources bring to life the emotions and experiences of the women’s suffrage movement,… More...
Raleigh History - LIBRARY HISTORY COLLECTION Explore the history behind your local branch. Raleigh Library "Raleigh has an illustrious past; of it her citizens can be proud. But the future appears even brighter…" — Raleigh Dedication Brochure, 1966 Library History Home Raleigh Archival Collection Historic Raleigh Quilt Current Branch Info rALEIGH SPRINGS ETERNAL… More...
DIG MEMPHIS MYSTERIES - DIG MEMPHIS MYSTERIES Summer 2021 We need your help! Below are images from our digital archive that are missing important details. See if you can help us fill in some of the gaps.   updated mysteries! DIG MEMPHIS MYSTERIES will look a little different going forward.  Starting in Summer of 2021,… More...