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In September of 1975, Miss Lynne Dishier, a recent graduate of Memphis State University, attended the Pink Palace’s second auction held at the Willow Road Community Center. Miss Dishier had just returned from a year teaching in France. She attended the auction out of curiosity; she had no expectations of placing a winning bid. The … More   Welcome Home

Flappers Roaring in the Twenties

One of the enduring images of the 1920s is of young women with bobbed hair wearing loose-fitting dresses and dancing the Charleston. These “flappers” were breaking the restrictive Edwardian styles and norms that embodied the previous decade. Where fashion had once featured full coverage and constricting gowns, flappers embraced dropped waists, uncovered arms, and knee … More Flappers Roaring in the Twenties