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Old Capitol Energy Efficiency

In scouring the internet databases for unique and interesting things I ran across the New York Public Library’s George Arents Collection and its series of U.S. government and state capitol building cigarette cards.  The series is interesting because this captures… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 10-7-2013

A quick news roundup this week–I admit I haven’t done my homework, so this is not comprehensive. The Sun-Herald ran a nice story “Historic Ocean Springs house makes a comeback; agencies ponder future” about the Charnley House restoration, which MHT’s Lolly… Read More ›

Fire at the Hinds County Armory

WLBT reported a fire at the Hinds County Armory on the Missisisppi State Fairgrounds this evening. Word from the site indicates the fire was put out around 6:45, but if that’s the case, it was going for about an hour.

Medgar Evers Slept Here

Excerpt from Beckwith v. State of Mississippi (1998 appeal) THE EVIDENCE THE DEATH OF MEDGAR EVERS 3. The last hours of Medgar Evers were recounted by the testimony of his widow, Myrlie. On direct examination, Ms. Evers testified as follows: Q…. Read More ›

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