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By Julie L. Kimbrough

Jackson celebrates the background of Mississippi’s capital urban with greater than 2 hundred images from the Mississippi division of data and heritage, the nationwide documents, and college collections. From its begin as a payment on LeFleur’s Bluff overlooking the Pearl River to its present-day place as one of many major towns of the hot South, Jackson’s background is one among switch, colourful characters, and a uniquely Southern surroundings. starting with a travel of 1 of the city’s oldest and best-known streets, Jackson positive factors the paintings of exceptional neighborhood photographers and combines specified ancient narratives with enjoyable tales approximately usual Jacksonians. From the membership president who kept a magnolia tree by way of staging a protest in its branches to the photographer who opened his first studio in a tent, this compelling visible background revisits widely used landmarks and other people from Jackson’s past.

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