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The SPOTLIGHT is ON May 10 at Central Library!

By: Marcey Wright

Cameras flashed and captured Memphis history! Meet the man behind the camera May 10, 2 pm at Central Library (4th floor).The Memphis Public Library & Information Center will cast the “Spotlight on Bob Williams,” a renowned photographer formerly of The Commercial Appeal. Library customers will see Williams’ historic photos and meet the man behind the camera Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2 pm at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue, 4th floor)!

Click here or call (901) 415-2742 for more information.

From presidents, celebrities, and politicians to business leaders, sports figures, and even beauty queens, Williams photographed them all! A list of names is below.

Jimmy Carter
George Bush, Sr.
Lyndon Johnson
Dwight Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Robert Kennedy
Richard Nixon
Billy Graham
Martin Luther King
Joe Lewis
Wilt Chamberlain
Lou Costello
Eddie Fisher
Sammie Davis, Jr.
Frank Sinatra
Art Linkletter
Wink Martindale
Doris Day
Sonja Henie
Ernest Withers
Dewey Phillips
Pricilla Presley
Lisa Marie Presley
Natalie Wood
Joe Namath
Jane Russell
Minnie Pearl
Anita Wood
Nick Adams
Red West
Dorothy Harmony
Billy Carter
Mickey Rooney
Evonne Lime
June Carter
Memphis Belle Crew
Eleanor Roosevelt
Oral Roberts
Joan Crawford
Jimmy Hoffa
Danny Thomas
Louis Armstong
Count Basie
Gus Cameron
Joe DiMaggio
Chet Atkins
Elvis Presley
Vernon Presley
Gladys Presley
Marguerite Piazza
Kemmons Wilson
Bear Bryant
Lynda Meade Shea
Barbara Walker Hummel
Wallace Johnson
Adlai Stevenson
Dean Martin
Jerry Lewis
Andy Griffith
Don Knott
Ferlin Husky
Dolly Parton
Pat Boone
Roy Rogers
Dale Evans
Jimmy Stewart
Linda Thompson
Bob Hope
The Beatles
Susan Hayward
Albert Gore, Sr.
Larry Finch
Arnold Palmer
Walter Brennan
Carry Middlecoff
Jack Nichlaus
Gary Player
Henry Loeb