Without its window on Main, Center for Southern Folklore tries hard to be seen

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 02, 2022 11:21 AM CT | Published: May 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The center, co-founded in 1972 by Judy Peiser and William Ferris, preserves their research on blues music’s impact on Memphis and the world, but also archives the city’s folk treasures.


Center for Southern Folklore Wilhelmina Alfonso Mark Hayden The Peanut Shoppe William Ferris Ron Blundon Memphis Tourism Judy Peiser 121 S. Main
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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