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The Flagg Bldg The Eternal Saloon

    Aaron Augustus Sargent

      Nevada Theatre

        Ayre Hotel

        AYRE HOTEL 1887 Constructed for hotelier Charles Ayre, this local landmark is a good example of a nineteenth-century neighbourhood hotel. The building is noted for its red and buff patterned ...

        AYRE HOTEL 1887 Constructed for hotelier Charles Ayre, this local landmark is a good example of a nineteenth-century neighbourhood hotel. The building is noted for its red and buff ...

          Bobby Phills

          1987-1991  Basketball    From Southern Laboratory School to Southern University, and on to the NBA, Bobby Phills is largely regarded as the best 3-point shooter in Southern University history. As a ...

          1987-1991  Basketball    From Southern Laboratory School to Southern University, and on to the NBA, Bobby Phills is largely regarded as the best 3-point shooter in Southern University history. As a ...

          • louisiana
          • sports
          • basketball
          • southern univer...

          A.W. "Ace" Mumford

          1936-1961  Football     For 25 years, Arnett

          1936-1961  Football     For 25 years, Arnett "Ace” W. Mumford led Southern University to a 169-57-14 record, 11 SWAC titles, and five Black College national titles. He produced 35 All-Americans ...

          • louisiana
          • sports
          • football
          • southern univer...

          Lou Brock

          1957-1960  Baseball    As a sophomore, Lou Brock hit for a .500 average. Keeping this momentum during his junior year, he was part of the Southern University team that won the NAIA baseball ...

          1957-1960  Baseball    As a sophomore, Lou Brock hit for a .500 average. Keeping this momentum during his junior year, he was part of the Southern University team that won the NAIA baseball ...

          • louisiana
          • sports
          • hall of fame
          • baseball
          • southern univer...

          Wise Avenue Bridge

          Wise Avenue BridgeAD 1948COUNTY COMMISSIONERSBALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLANDCHRISTIAN H. KAHL, PRESIDENTBREMEN A. TRAIL  JOHN R. HAUTJ. FRED OFFUTT, ROADS ENGINEERJ. E GREINER COMPANY, CONSULTING ...

          Wise Avenue BridgeAD 1948COUNTY COMMISSIONERSBALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLANDCHRISTIAN H. KAHL, PRESIDENTBREMEN A. TRAIL  JOHN R. HAUTJ. FRED OFFUTT, ROADS ENGINEERJ. E GREINER COMPANY, CONSULTING ...

          • bridge
          • maryland
          • dundalk
          • baltimore

          Madam C.J. Walker and Helen Gould: Advocates of Women's Economic Independence

          Madam C.J. Walker and Helen Gould Advocates of Women's Economic Indepedence At the turn of the 20th century American women were seeking greater employment and economic opportunity. Madam C.J. Walker ...

          Madam C.J. Walker and Helen Gould Advocates of Women's Economic Indepedence At the turn of the 20th century American women were seeking greater employment and economic opportunity. Madam C.J. Walker ...

          • madam walker
          • helen gould
          • bowling alley

          Clarke Memorial Grove

            Cable Car Bell

              Hank Hansel

                Salt Potatoes

                SALT POTATOES POPULARIZED BY SALT INDUSTRY WORKERS, POTATOES BOILED IN BRINE & PAIRED WITH MELTED BUTTER SERVED IN LOCAL TAVERNS AND EATERIES AS EARLY AS 1883. WILLIAM C. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2021 ...

                SALT POTATOES POPULARIZED BY SALT INDUSTRY WORKERS, POTATOES BOILED IN BRINE & PAIRED WITH MELTED BUTTER SERVED IN LOCAL TAVERNS AND EATERIES AS EARLY AS 1883. WILLIAM C. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2021 ...

                • hungry for hist...
                • pomeroy
                • potatoes
                • brine
                • melted butter
                • 1883

                Camp Savage

                During World War Il, some 5,000-6.000 Japanese American soldiers, members of the U. S. Army's Military Intelligence Service, were given intensive and accelerated classes in the Japanese language ...

                During World War Il, some 5,000-6.000 Japanese American soldiers, members of the U. S. Army's Military Intelligence Service, were given intensive and accelerated classes in the Japanese language ...

                • world war ii
                • wwii
                • japanese
                • savage
                • minnesota
                • pearl harbor
                • nisei

                Dr. Julia Brogdon Purnell

                Educator - Humanitarian - Leader  (1916-2013)     Born the eldest of three daughters to Rev. and Mrs. Richard E. Brogdon, Dr. Julia Brogdon Purnell received a B.A. from Allen University and an M.A. ...

                Educator - Humanitarian - Leader  (1916-2013) Born the eldest of three daughters to Rev. and Mrs. Richard E. Brogdon, Dr. Julia Brogdon Purnell received a B.A. from Allen University and an M.A. from ...

                • louisiana
                • sorority.
                • women
                • african america...
                • southern univer...

                East Fork Baptist Church

                Constituted Saturday, September 15, 1810 in the home of James Chandler on the East Fork of the Amite River. Charter members Joseph Chandler, John Wilson, Ephraim Puckett, James Keith, John ...

                Constituted Saturday, September 15, 1810 in the home of James Chandler on the East Fork of the Amite River. Charter members Joseph Chandler, John Wilson, Ephraim Puckett, James Keith, ...

                • mississippi
                • church
                • religion
                • baptist
                • amite county

                Stutzman House

                Believed second oldest house in Woodville with 12-inch-thick brick walls, original floors and slate roof.Private

                Believed second oldest house in Woodville with 12 -inch-thick brick walls, original floors and slate roof.Private

                • mississippi
                • woodville
                • wilkinson count...
                • early settler

                Bridging The Mississippi (Un pont sur le Mississippi)

                This circle of wooden columns sat astride a major road and held the booths where drivers paid their tolls to cross the first bridge that connected Natchez, Mississippi and Vidalia, Louisiana. It ...

                This circle of wooden columns sat astride a major road and held the booths where drivers paid their tolls to cross the first bridge that connected Natchez, Mississippi and Vidalia, Louisiana. ...

                • mississippi
                • mississippi riv...
                • natchez
                • adams county

                Stitzman Blacksmith Shop

                Built in late 1800's by Joseph Stutzman, son of blacksmith Jacob Stutzman. Believed last surviving blacksmith shop in region.

                Built in late 1800's by Joseph Stutzman, son of blacksmith Jacob Stutzman. Believed last surviving blacksmith shop in region.

                • mississippi
                • woodville
                • wilkinson count...
                • blacksmith

                The European Struggle for Control (Les Européens luttent pour le contrôle)

                During the 1600s and 1700s, Spain, France and Great Britain established outposts for commerce, defense, and settlement in North America. French explorers sought to claim and control North America by ...

                During the 1600s and 1700s, Spain, France and Great Britain established outposts for commerce, defense, and settlement in North America. French explorers sought to claim and control North America by ...

                • mississippi
                • natchez
                • adams county

                The French in North America (Les Français en Amérique du Nord)

                France was the first of the three great European powers to recognize and appreciate the strategic importance of Natchez. Operating out of bases in Quebec, French explorers crossed the Great Lakes and ...

                France was the first of the three great European powers to recognize and appreciate the strategic importance of Natchez. Operating out of bases in Quebec, French explorers crossed the Great Lakes and ...

                • mississippi
                • natchez
                • adams county

                The Natchez People (Les Natchez)

                The Natchez tribe of American Indians lived in the Natchez bluffs area along the lower Mississippi River valley. Archaeological evidence shows them in the region as far back as 700 CE. A sedentary ...

                The Natchez tribe of American Indians lived in the Natchez bluffs area along the lower Mississippi River valley. Archaeological evidence shows them in the region as far back as 700 CE. A ...

                • mississippi
                • native american...
                • natchez
                • adams county

                Temple of Relief

                Submitted by @benjiw.

                Submitted by @benjiw.

                  John Steinbeck

                  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Grapes of Wrath (1939) was a prolific writer who showed great compassion for the ordinary person caught up in political and economic circumstances beyond his ...

                  The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Grapes of Wrath (1939) was a prolific writer who showed great compassion for the ordinary person caught up in political and economic circumstances beyond ...

                    Pioneer Mothers