The City Beautiful Commission, the Memphis Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Memphis government sponsored Plant-Up campaign of April 9 – 18, 1959. Invited guest were asked to participate in a bus tour of the city of Memphis, to look at both good and bad locations in the city and see the progress being made by the City Beautiful Commission. The tour lasted from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. and included a stop at the new WMC/WMCT studios.
City Beautiful Commission
Mississippi Valley Collection
The University of Memphis Libraries
March 27, 1959
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Hist4851, Spring 2015
City Beautiful Commission, “Plant Up,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed September 21, 2018, https://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/12.