Local History Files – People and Places

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Afro-American Hospital (1924 Founding Documents, 2015 Historic Registration, News)

American Red Cross (1957- Yazoo Herald-Red Cross Celebrates Founding)

AmSouth Bank (Speech given by AmSouth CEO in 2000)

Amtrak (1995-Yazoo Herald- Passenger Train Returns to Yazoo)

Anderson, H.T. (Tom) – (Librarian with the Yazoo Library Association from 1893 to 1897)

Anderson, Reuben V – (Mississippi Supreme

Anding, Mississippi – (Small town south of Yazoo City)

Architecture in Yazoo County

Architecture, Yazoo- Wolf Lake- Broad Lake

Architecture, Yazoo- Broadway

Architecture, Yazoo- Yazoo Valley

Arkansas Ironclad – (Civil War Confederate Vessel completed in Yazoo City)

Armstead, Josephine “Joshie” – (Singer-Songwriter)

Arnold, Barbara and David

Austin, Curtis – Author

Aviation Show- (Brochure for an air show in Yazoo in 1971)

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Ballast (2008) – (A Sundance Film Festival Award- winning movie filmed in Yazoo)

Bank of Yazoo – (History of a local bank)

Barton, Lea – (Local Artist)

Beattie’s Bluff – (An early settlement on the Yazoo-Madison County border)

Bell Road – (A trail between Yazoo City and Vicksburg used during the 19th century)

Bennett, Admiral Fred G. – (U.S. Navy Officer in the 20th Century)

Bennett Family- (Genealogy of a 19th century clerk at the Bank of Yazoo and his descendants)

Bentonia, MS

Bennette, Jr., Hermand – (Yazoo Poet)

Birdsall-Stricklin Feud – (Yazoo feud which ended in 1930)

Bleak House (A home on Benton Road in Yazoo County)

Berry House ( A home in Benton, MS)

Bottling – (Bottling Companies in Yazoo City, MS)

Bowman, Sister Thea (Franciscan Sister)

Boy Scouts of America in Yazoo

Bradford, Tina Pepper- (Yazoo Artist)

Brame, Dr. Webb and Brame Park – Pastor of First Baptist Church and the park named for him. Plus, information on the Dr. James Rainey tombstone in Brame Park

Brickell Walkway- Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway

Bridges in Yazoo County

Brister, Mary

Brown, Issac Newton- Captain in charge of completing the C.S.S. “Arkansas” ironclad

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Cairo, Gunboat – (USS Cario)

Caldwell, John – (Professor)

Callihan, Family – (Local Family)

Campbell, Viola – (Local Poet)

Carey, Family – (Local Family)

Carloss, Helen, R – (Yazoo Attorney)

Carney, Family – (Information Request Regarding Jeremiah Carney)

Carr, Hope Estes – (Yazoo Artist)

Carradine, Beverly – (Local Family, Obituaries)

Carter, Henrine – (Yazoo Teacher)

Cedar Grove – (Yazoo City Home)

Cemetery Records

Chapman, Conrad – (Confederate Artist)

Chiplin, Charles K – (Yazoo Teacher)

Choctaw, Indian Fair 

Choctaw, Indians – (History and Photos)

Christmas Programs – (Yazoo, Ricks Library 2004)

Chronicles of Yazoo – (Play)

City Hall Construction and Repair – (Yazoo)

Churches

(Churches) Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church – (Yazoo church founded in 1868)

(Churches) Concord Baptist Church – (Yazoo)

(Churches) Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church (Yazoo County)

(Churches) First United Methodist Church History (Yazoo City)

(Churches) First Baptist Church in Yazoo City

Temporary (Churches) Combined 1 Black Jack, First Presbyterian, Trinity Episcopal, Methodist – (Yazoo)

Temporary (Churches) Combined 2 King Solomon M.B – (Yazoo)

Temporary (Churches) Combined 3 Loose Pages – (Yazoo)

Temporary (Churches) Combined 4 Loose Pages – (Yazoo)

Temporary (Churches) Combined 5 Fragile Pages – (Yazoo)

 

Civil War – (Yazoo County)

Civil War Activity – (Yazoo)

Clower, Jerry – (Yazoo Comedian)

Coleman, Bob – (Yazoo Artist)

Coleman, Gary – (Actor)

Communities – (Yazoo)

Compress – (Yazoo)

Confederate Monument – (Yazoo)

Confederate Navy Yard – (Yazoo)

Conn, Fred King

Courthouse – (Yazoo)

1850 Courthouse – (Yazoo)

Cox, Fletcher – (Football Player)

Cooper, Owen – (Businessman)

Coovert, J. C. – (Photographer)

Crump Fountain – (Memorial Fountain)

Crout, Betty – (Local Volunteer)

Craig Family – ((Local Family) Includes some handwritten family records)

Cox, James – (Local Author)

Crawford, Linda – (Local Library Director)

Cummins, Beth – (Local Folk Artist)

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Dover, MS

Davis, Reuben – (Author)

Decell, Herman – (Lawyer)

Decell, John E. “Jack”- (Architect)

Delta Implement Company – (50th Anniversary piece)

Dixon, Henry M. – (Local Family)

Dimitry, John – (Confederate Veteran and Author)

Dickson, Harris – (Local Author)

Deasonville, MS(Concert)

Decell, Herman(Senator)

Decell, Jack(Architech)

Delta Airlines (Yazoo)

Dillard, Leola(Local Centenarian)

Duggan, Foster(Horticulturalist)

Dunn, Charles

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Eden, MS (Yazoo)

Elks Club (Yazoo)

Ellis, Miss Annie(Teacher)

Ellzey, John E. (Librarian  and Historian)

Espy, Mike (Local Born Politician)

Eulls, Kaleb (Local Hero and Football Star)

Evers, Medgar & Charles (Civil Rights Leaders)

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Lamar Avenue Library – A branch of the Yazoo Library Association which opened in 1966.

Library History, Ricks (See “Ricks Library History”)

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Parks (See Brame Park, Wardell Leach Park, Campanella Park)

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R

Reconstruction in Yazoo County

RailRoads ( Yazoo County )

Ricks Family Papers

Ricks, Fannie Jones – Portraits, Will, Death Certificate from 1918

Ricks Library History (1838-2003) by Paul Cartwright

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Shields, Rudy (Civil Rights Activist in Yazoo)

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Taylor, Newson Newman Dunbar “N.D.” (Yazoo City Principal)

Thomas Christian Academy

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Williams, Mary Louise – Director of Ricks Library  (See “Ricks Library History (1838-2003 by Paul Cartwright”)

Woolfolk (nee Murdock), Bettie E. (Obituary 1927)

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Yazoo Mills

Yearbooks

Yearbook-Holly Bluff-1949-1950

Yellow Fever – (Yazoo Epidemic of 1853)

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