Going... gone: Ex-slave’s farm auctioned after 140 years in family

By Updated: March 15, 2020 8:22 AM CT | Published: March 15, 2020 4:05 AM CT Subscribers Only

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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