Drawing from a range of projects, Rhodes students work to keep history alive through digital preservation and scholarship.
In the 1980s and 1990s, the Memphis Star covered the city's music scene. Rhodes students are making sure that history stays alive.
Stax oral histories offer a compelling narrative of a critical point in Memphis’ musical and political past.
Three repositories of periodicals and memorabilia belonging to Vincent Astor ’75, a longtime Memphis gay rights activist, are serving as ongoing resources for Rhodes students interested in LGBT issues, historical preservation, and public history.
In 1968, Professor Michael P. Johnson at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis asked students who marched in support of the striking Memphis sanitation workers to write about their experience. Today, Rhodes students are ensuring that these riveting slivers of history become available to the public.