Book List

A list of books I’ve read as part of my research process:

  1. The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic That Shaped Our History by Molly Caldwell Crosby
  2. Frommer’s Nashville & Memphis by Linda Romine (Memphis part only)
  3. A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression by Andrew Coe and Jane Ziegelman
  4. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression by Studs Terkel
  5. A Guide to Historic Downtown Memphis by William Patton
  6. A Brief History of Memphis by G. Wayne Dowdy
  7. Haunted Memphis by Laura Cunningham
  8. Memphis Murder & Mayhem by Teresa R. Simpson
  9. The Roaring Twenties: A Captivating Guide to a Period of Dramatic Social and Political Change, a False Sense of Prosperity, and Its Impact on the Great Depression by Captivating History
  10. The Roaring Twenties: A History From Beginning to End by Hourly History
  11. The Mid-South Fair: Celebrating 150 Years by Robert W. Dye and the Mid-South Fair Historical Committee
  12. Reconstruction Era: A History from Beginning to End by Hourly History
  13. Lost Memphis by Laura Cunningham
  14. Greater Than a Tourist–Memphis Tennessee USA by Claude Chafin
  15. Memphis Movie Theatres by Vincent Astor
  16. Memphis Chronicles: Bits of History from The Best Times by John E. Harkins
  17. Everyone Shapes History by G. Wayne Dowdy