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Beale Street Historic District, Memphis, Shelby County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1086018
General View Looking West To Fourth Street, First Baptist Church

HB1086019
From Fourth Street, Looking West

HB1086020
Area Of Fourth Street, Looking West

HB1086021
Daisy Theater As Seen From Across Rubble Of Demolished Structure

HB1086022
Daisy Theater

HB1086023
Looking West From Hernando Street

HB1086024
Looking West From South Third Street, General View

HB1086025
Looking West From South Third Street

HB1086026
Handy Park, From South


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Location
Memphis, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-60
National Register Number: 66000731
Significance: The Beale Street Historic District is the birthplace and home of the blues. The district includes the Palace and Daisy Theaters, the Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, and Peewee's Saloon, headquarters of W.C. Handy, who wrote the "Memphis Blues." It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING WEST TO FOURTH STREET, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
2. FROM FOURTH STREET, LOOKING WEST
3. AREA OF FOURTH STREET, LOOKING WEST
4. DAISY THEATER AS SEEN FROM ACROSS RUBBLE OF DEMOLISHED STRUCTURE
5. DAISY THEATER
6. LOOKING WEST FROM HERNANDO STREET
7. LOOKING WEST FROM SOUTH THIRD STREET, GENERAL VIEW
8. LOOKING WEST FROM SOUTH THIRD STREET
9. HANDY PARK, FROM SOUTH


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