Newsreel titled 'King Cotton Holds Court' depicting a spectacular night parade by the civilians in Memphis, Tennessee. The civilians enjoy the ripening of their staple crop -- Cotton. Floats depict King Cotton and his Queen. The spectators hail the King. Several floats carry fancily dressed participants of the parade. One float catches fire and is engulfed in flames. Men point fire hoses at the fire.
Mule market in Memphis, Tennessee. Men sell mules on street. View from Overton Park in Memphis, with a view of the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, opened in 1916, (now Memphis Brooks Museum of Art) among the trees, view of a lake with ducks in it, and various trees.
The Grand (paddle wheel driven river boat) in the Mississippi River loaded with cargo of cotton at Memphis, Tennessee. Workers unload cotton shipment and place them in order.
A football game in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Highlights of the game between Tulane and Memphis. A large number of people gathered to watch the game. At one point scoreboard shows Tennessee 3 and Visitors (New Orleans) 7.
The skyline and business district of Memphis Tennessee. A horse-drawn cart coming down a wide boulevard. Factories and various buildings. River boats with paddle wheels; and also barges at docks of the Mississippi River beside the city. Wording "US Mail" visible on the side of one river boat. Smoke billowing from the stacks of the steam ships. A little girl wearing a hat and feeding pigeons in a park.
The Harahan Bridge in Memphis, Tennessee. Railway track over the cantilvered truss bridge with a steam locomotive pulling train cars across the bridge. Armed guards in World War I era U.S. Army uniforms guarding the bridge as train approaches. A river boat passing underneath on the Mississippi River below the bridge . Men stand next to railway track.