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Dr. Flinn ; I heard you talk about " Monk "  on your radio station Sunny1210 Callers asked you about him . I told you that I would send you these  great photos of Monk in our collection . photo Monk 1 is the way that he was always dressed  when I would  see him in downtown Memphis  mostly in the Hotel Peabody area . No matter what time of year , he always wore  several shirts  and the coat that you see , held together with a safety pin . A pocket chain with keys and a  lub. He was always O K  Monk 2 & 3 photos ; I wish I knew , he is dressed in top hat , tux and dress cane . I can not I D the ladies in the photos . Photos by Lou Lowry  1396 Vance Ave  Steve & Dean McFarland collection 

Monk's real name was Tony Cassatta . He died in Oct. 1979 at age 74  I heard that he was struck by a car . for more information there was an article  about him in one of the  .  1979 issues  of Memphis Magazine 


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