Rosemary Enright holds a BA and an MA in English (Rosary Hill College, 1962; New York University, 1963) and has completed extensive graduate work in American civilization at New York University. Her professional careers include editorial work, teaching English at New York Institute of Technology, freelance writing, and work as a process engineer and computer systems requirement analyst for Northrop Grumman Corporation. She has been president of the Jamestown Historical Society board since 2005 and previously served as vice-president, a director, and editor of the biennial newsletter. She writes a monthly column for the Jamestown Press on historical society activities.G.Wayne Dowdy is the Memphis and Shelby County Room archivist for the Memphis Public Library and Information Center's history and social sciences department. He holds a master's degree in history from the University of Arkansas and is a certified archives manager. He is the author of Mayor Crump Don't Like It: Machine Politics in Memphis, and his work has appeared in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Tennessee Historical Quarterly and The Jim Crow Encyclopedia.