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Byline: Jerome Obermark
Sep. 29--Frank M. Campbell made $200 a month in 1947, his first year in real estate, and he didn't sell a thing.
That's not the stuff of television commercials about people getting rich quick selling real estate.
Campbell, former president and chairman of Edward LeMaster Co. in Memphis, spent his first year in a 54year career in commercial real estate compiling information about downtown Memphis properties.
He recorded his findings in four bound ledgers, and a small metal card file, which he recently donated to the Public Library and Information Center, the new central library at 3030 Poplar.
"I thought it might help someone interested in researching downtown," Campbell said.
Patricia LaPointe, curator of the Memphis and Shelby County Room, said the card …