Memphis: Tourist Camp in "Uncle Willy" (Location)

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Display Label: 
Tourist Camp
Type: 
OutOfYoknapatawpha
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Context (text, as interpreted)
X: 
1020
Y: 
230
Description: 

Willy, Job, Secretary and the narrator spend a night at "a little tourist camp about two miles away" from the Memphis airport (241). Tourist camps in scenic destinations like Yosemite and Yellowstone date back to the 19th century, but in the 1920s, the tourist camp industry was given a huge boost by the growing number of automobiles on the nation's roads.

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Site of Event
Status: 
Continuous

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