Several weeks ago I posted the Mississippi State yearbook photo of N.W. Overstreet. It provided a bookend to the 1970 image of Architects Naef, Gates, Matthes, and Overstreet as old men. Finding that Overstreet photo prompted me to search for… Read More ›
Today we continue a series based on the Mississippi entries from the 1976 document A Nation in Motion: Historic American Transportation Sites. The informal compilation sprang from a 1973 suggestion by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to the United States Department… Read More ›
The Southeastern Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) has issued a call for nominations for their “Best of the South” award, with nominations due July 1, 2014. As you may recall, Mississippi has snagged two of these awards in the past:… Read More ›
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.
This photo was probably taken around 1950, as many of the buildings shown were built in 1948. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeast_Mississippi_Community_College
This post is slightly off-topic, but it’s preservation-related because who among us hasn’t seen an old building in the process of being swallowed by kudzu? A friend sent me this article and I thought it deserved to have a new… Read More ›