skip to content
Memphis sketches Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Memphis sketches

Author: Paul Coppock
Publisher: [Memphis?] : Friends of Memphis and Shelby County Libraries, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Coppock
OCLC Number: 2424604
Notes: "Selections from Mid-South memoirs, which first appeared in Sunday editions of the Commercial appeal ... in 1971."
Includes index.
Description: xi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Herein --
On the river. He went upstream ; Finest boat of all ; Jim Lee's Line ; Champion towboat ; Lovin' Kate ; Legend of Tom Lee ; Father of towboats ; Memphis Landing --
Old neighborhoods. Young Memphis ; First civic center ; Osage orange hedge ; South Memphis ; Where Hebe pours ; Pinch and Goat Hill ; Pappa picked the meat ; When Raleigh boomed ; Mule power --
Stories of war. Our forts ; Battle for Memphis ; The astounding Arkansas ; Forrest galloped in --
The city grows. The fourth founder ; Guns for the "West" ; Bickford built ; Greenlaws took risks ; First overland mail ; Memphis to Charleston ; Coast to coast ; Another West Memphis ; The bridge ; The flying machines --
Moving upward. The Appeal ; The Commercial ; Mayor Spickernagle ; Dr. Porter's cures ; The Hadden years ; Working girls' friend ; Fine old schools ; Phones and lights ; In pursuit of water ; Master of Baldauer ; Planner called in ; Teaching doctors ; The people own it --
Distinctly ours. Gallant Howards died ; Heart of gold ; Cossitt's gift ; Red-headed reformer ; A star to guide ; World's biggest ; Tenant Farmer's Union ; The dragon slayer ; Grocery magic ; Glorious adventurer ; The Memphis Belle --
They lived hereabouts. Nashoba utopia ; Vote hunter ; Wise Irishman ; Illegal honor ; Mississippi justice ; Princely meals ; He made a million ; Crashing to fame ; Lady Florence ; He wrote in blue ; Tragic triumph ; She sang like a bird ; Car card czar ; Swamp drainer ; Milt Harry's girls.
Responsibility: by Paul R. Coppock.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2424604> # Memphis sketches
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "2424604" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5067603#Place/memphis> ; # Memphis?
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/tnu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5067603#Place/memphis_tenn> ; # Memphis (Tenn.)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/976.819/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204194> ; # Tennessee--Memphis.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1976" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/38218406> ; # Paul Coppock
   schema:datePublished "1976" ;
   schema:description "Herein -- On the river. He went upstream ; Finest boat of all ; Jim Lee's Line ; Champion towboat ; Lovin' Kate ; Legend of Tom Lee ; Father of towboats ; Memphis Landing -- Old neighborhoods. Young Memphis ; First civic center ; Osage orange hedge ; South Memphis ; Where Hebe pours ; Pinch and Goat Hill ; Pappa picked the meat ; When Raleigh boomed ; Mule power -- Stories of war. Our forts ; Battle for Memphis ; The astounding Arkansas ; Forrest galloped in -- The city grows. The fourth founder ; Guns for the "West" ; Bickford built ; Greenlaws took risks ; First overland mail ; Memphis to Charleston ; Coast to coast ; Another West Memphis ; The bridge ; The flying machines -- Moving upward. The Appeal ; The Commercial ; Mayor Spickernagle ; Dr. Porter's cures ; The Hadden years ; Working girls' friend ; Fine old schools ; Phones and lights ; In pursuit of water ; Master of Baldauer ; Planner called in ; Teaching doctors ; The people own it -- Distinctly ours. Gallant Howards died ; Heart of gold ; Cossitt's gift ; Red-headed reformer ; A star to guide ; World's biggest ; Tenant Farmer's Union ; The dragon slayer ; Grocery magic ; Glorious adventurer ; The Memphis Belle -- They lived hereabouts. Nashoba utopia ; Vote hunter ; Wise Irishman ; Illegal honor ; Mississippi justice ; Princely meals ; He made a million ; Crashing to fame ; Lady Florence ; He wrote in blue ; Tragic triumph ; She sang like a bird ; Car card czar ; Swamp drainer ; Milt Harry's girls."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5067603> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Memphis sketches"@en ;
   schema:productID "2424604" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2424604#PublicationEvent/memphis_friends_of_memphis_and_shelby_county_libraries_1976> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5067603#Agent/friends_of_memphis_and_shelby_county_libraries> ; # Friends of Memphis and Shelby County Libraries
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/2424604> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5067603#Agent/friends_of_memphis_and_shelby_county_libraries> # Friends of Memphis and Shelby County Libraries
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Friends of Memphis and Shelby County Libraries" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5067603#Place/memphis_tenn> # Memphis (Tenn.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Memphis (Tenn.)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204194> # Tennessee--Memphis.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Tennessee--Memphis." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/38218406> # Paul Coppock
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Coppock" ;
   schema:givenName "Paul" ;
   schema:name "Paul Coppock" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.