Memphis, Tenn. A sign on the entrance to a rooming house on Beale Street

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Title

Memphis, Tenn. A sign on the entrance to a rooming house on Beale Street

Creator

Wolcott, Marion Post

Date

1939 October

Description

It is a sign to a room for rent as was common during the time period. Shug's house however was a large estate which was far less common. This difference helps to illustrate how much Celie's life has changed. She goes from a small abusive home to a large house where she finds herself.

Contributor

Gabrielle Issa

Source*

Wolcott. "Memphis, Tenn. A Sign on the Entrance to a Rooming House on Beale Street." Library of Congress. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015. <http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2011648609/>.

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Citation

Wolcott, Marion Post, “Memphis, Tenn. A sign on the entrance to a rooming house on Beale Street,” American Women's Bestsellers -- Spring 2015, accessed July 13, 2024, https://202s15.cesaunders.net/items/show/156.

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