G. Wayne Dowdy





G. Wayne Dowdy



G. Wayne Dowdy is the agency manager of the Memphis Public Library and Information Center's history department and Memphis and Shelby County Room. He holds a Master's Degree in history from the University of Arkansas, is a certified archives manager and is a member of the Tennessee Historical Records Advisory Board. He is the author of Mayor Crump don't like it: Machine Politics in Memphis; Hidden History of Memphis; Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South, a Brief History of Memphis and On This Day in Memphis History. Dowdy has served as a consultant for the NBC-TV series who do you think you are? and the PBS series History Detectives: Special Investigation. The host of the WYPL-TV program the M ...more

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Mayor Crump Don't Like It: ...

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Hidden History of Memphis

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On This Day in Memphis History

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A Brief History of Memphis

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Crusades For Freedom: Memph...

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Thoughts on Memphis

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Scouting in Memphis: a Hist...

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