Collection & Museum
Ernest Withers was a native Memphian and reknown photographer who had a lifelong love affair with the city of Memphis. The Ernest Withers Museum celebrates his priceless collection of photography. Mr. Withers' cultural and educational archive provides an accurate pictorial view of this country's African-American history throughout the 20th century.
The Collection, covering more than 60 years of 20th century history, is a learning tool and a teaching tool for students for educators.