Speakers’ Bureau

WTHS members are available to speak on a wide variety of topics.  A partial list is available below.  If you would like to contact one of these speakers, or inquire about other possible subject matter, please use this form.

Dr. John Harkins:
Milestones and Myths in Memphis history
Irish in Memphis History
Fort San Fernando
History of Memphis University School
History of Lausanne

Jimmy Ogle:
Before There Was “Memphis”: 1782-1826
Memphis & the Civil War
Shelby County Courthouse: Inside and Out
Historic Memphis to Modern Memphis
The Memphis Music Story
The Origins & Oddities of the Streets & Bridges of Memphis
Gayoso Bayou: The & Now
The Story of the Zippin Pippin
Memphis Memorials
Overton Park
Memphis & Civil Rights
University of Memphis: Know Your Neighborhood
Cotton & Crypts: Cotton Men of Elmwood
(Also available as walking guide or step-on guide for tours of the Riverfront, Downtown and Overton Park)

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