Month: September 2013

A Call for Young Artists

Calling all young Mississippi artists! The Mississippi Heritage Trust is looking for young artists with an interest in historic preservation to participate in the art exhibition “This Place Matters.” The theme of the exhibition, “This Place Matters”, is about choosing… Read More ›

Save The Date!

Our models: Ivy Alley, Lee Margaret Sykes, Mary Will Sykes and Warwick Alley, photographed at the Cedars in Jackson, once endangered and now a thriving arts center. Hello folks, Please make plans to join us on Thursday, November 14th when… Read More ›

New Deal in Mississippi: Faculty Housing

The last–literally, the last house still standing–of the New Deal Administration-funded projects we will visit on the campus of the University of Mississippi is faculty housing.  Using primarily Works Progress Administration funds (Gerald Walton, The University of Mississippi: A Pictorial History, 2008), 22… Read More ›