Monthly Archives: June 2011

Whitfield Days

“We were enrolled that September [1929] in Whitfield School, which was not too far from where we lived. It was a small school of Spanish architectural design and not nearly so forbidding as Davis School. I was in the third … Continue reading

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Mummies and Midways

“We went to the museum in the New Capitol Building and were most impressed by the Egyptian mummy which many years later was found to be a hoax and made up of wires and other things. I’m glad we didn’t … Continue reading

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Capitol Capers

“We were very excited about living in a city and spent the summer taking everything in. There were three theaters, the Majestic, the Istrione and the Century, and they were all bigger than Greenwood’s Paramount. The first one we went … Continue reading

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October Losses

“In the fall Bigma came to visit us and while she was there she died in her sleep one night in October, 1929. They took her back to Greenwood to bury her on the lot where T.C. was buried.” October, … Continue reading

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Look Out, Jackson

“Daddy had found a house at 1911 Robinson Street in West Jackson. It was owned by a cousin of his and was not far from the oil mill so we rented it and lived there the three years we were … Continue reading

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Last But Not Least

Daughterofthedelta takes a slight detour today to wish Happy Birthday to everyone’s favorite aunt, Patricia Evans Ellington Evans. She completed the Evans family circle while they lived in Jackson, and she’s taken care of each and every one of us … Continue reading

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Moving on

  Sara’s memoirs take us now from Greenwood to Jackson for a little over three years, but we’ll be returning to Greenwood in 1932. The Strong Avenue house will not reappear in these stories, so today’s blog is a tribute … Continue reading

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