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Summertime and the Livin’ Is Easy

Now that summer is here, it’s time to get out and enjoy a chocolate shake, hamburger, and fries at your favorite mid-century drive in, and to help you get in the mood, Friday fun posts for a while will showcase some drive-ins I’ve discovered on my travels around the state.

Architect Pics: Young N.W. Overstreet

Not only over “street”, but over two big feet he towers over everybody else. He hails from Eastabutchie, wherever that is. His entanglement with the clouds is his ever-ready excuse for being late. Hobby, using up any-body’s blueprint paper he happens to come across. Chief occupation, drawing.

Architect Pics: Thomas Sully

Not long ago the Tulane University’s Southeastern Architectural Archive blog announced the recent compilation of the finding aid for their collection of documents from the office of Mississippi City born architect Thomas Sully. “The Southeastern Architectural Archive recently finalized the… Read More ›

A Lath-ing matter

Malvaney recently brought to my attention some very cool photos of the inner bowels of the Washington County Courthouse that have been made available on the MDAH HRI database. These images show the metal lath that supports the plaster in… Read More ›

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