Monthly Archives: August 2011

Three Musketeers

“I went back to Jackson that summer of 1937 and again had some of the most fun of my life. The Taylors were such a fun family and did everything to make you have a good time. In the fall … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

“On September 13, 1936 I wrote in my diary, ‘Tiny left today for Ole Miss. It will be lonesome without her but will be starting to school tomorrow anyway.’ We began having a few dates that year and boys were … Continue reading

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Back to Jackson

“Boys became a top priority that year [1936], and we soon learned that being a teenager could be both wonderful and terrible. Things seemed so important then and if you didn’t have a date on Friday night it was a … Continue reading

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Cruger Crushes

“In the fall of 1935 some of my friends and I rode the train to Jackson to the state fair. You could make the round trip for $1.00 and at each little town along the way other boys and girls … Continue reading

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Tiny

“It was different with Tiny. She was considered a beauty, and Mama I believe relived her own girlhood through Tiny. She was always so proud of Tiny being popular and going to all the dances and winning beauty contests. When … Continue reading

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The Light Fantastic

“Tricia provided a lot of pleasure to both of our families during those years. When she was six years old she started taking dancing lessons from Whitford Price, a big blonde woman who turned out many dancers who later became … Continue reading

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Dangerous Doctors

“In about 1934 there was a famous murder trial in Greenwood which made all the newspaper and tabloids as well as the detective magazines. A woman pediatrician, Dr. Ruth Dean, was charged with poisoning a prominent physician, Dr. Preston Kennedy, … Continue reading

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