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Mississippi : a guide to the Magnolia State

Author: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (Miss.)
Publisher: New York : Hastings House, ©1949.
Series: American guide series.
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Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (Miss.).
Mississippi; a guide to the Magnolia State.
New York, Hastings House [1949]
(OCoLC)577582271
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (Miss.)
OCLC Number: 478887
Notes: "Sponsored by the Mississippi Agricultural and Industrial Board."
Description: xxiv, 545 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Mississippi: the general background --
Mississippi past and present --
what is mississippi? --
white folkways --
negro folkways --
Before the white man came --
natural setting --
archeology and indians --
The state in the making --
an outline of four centuries --
transportation --
agriculture --
agriculture --
industry and commerce --
religion --
education --
the press --
The creative effort --
arts and letters --
architecture --
music --
II. Main street and courthouse square --
(City and town descriptions and city tours) --
Biloxi --
Columbus --
Greenwood --
Gulfport --
Holly Springs --
Jackson --
Laurel --
Meridian --
Natchez --
Oxford --
Tupelo --
Vicksburg --
III. Tours --
Tour 1 --
(mobile, ala.)-biloxi-gulfport-(new orleans, la.). [u.s. 90] --
Tour 1A --
gulfport to ship island --
Tour 2 --
(livingston, ala.)-meridian-jackson-vicksburg-(monroe, la.). [u.s. 80] --
Tour 3 --
(memphis, tenn.)-clarksdale-vicksburg --
natchez-(baton rouge, la.). [u.s. 61] --
section a. tennessee line to vicksburg --
section b. vicksburg to louisiana line --
Tour 3A --
clarksdale-greenville-rolling fork [state 1] --
Tour 3B --
woodville-fort adams, fort adams road --
Tour 4 --
(jackson, tenn.)-corinth-tupelo-columbus-meridian-waynesboro-(mobile,ala.) [u.s. 45] --
Tour 4A --
shannon-west point-macon [state 23, state 25] --
Tour 4B --
shuqualak-meridian [state 39] --
Tour 5 --
(memphis, tenn.)-grenada-jackson-brookhaven-mccomb-(new orleans, la.) [u.s. 51] --
section a. tennessee line to jackson --
section b. jackson to louisiana line --
Tour 6 --
(tuscaloosa, ala.)-columbus-winona-greenwood-greenville-(lake village, ark.) [u.s. 82] --
Tour 7 --
clarksdale-indianola-yazoo city-jackson-hattiesburg-gulfport. [u.s. 49, u.s. 49W] --
section a. clarksdale to jackson --
section b. jackson to gulfport --
Tour 7A --
tutwiler-greenwood-lexington-pickens [u.s. 49E, state 12] --
Tour 8 --
(livingston, ala.)-meridian-laurel-hattiesburg-picayune-santa rosa-(new orleans, la.) [u.s. 11] --
Tour 9 --
(hamilton, ala.)-tupelo-new albany-holly springs-(memphis, tenn.) [u.s. 78] --
Tour 10 --
(florence, ala.)-iuka-corinth-walnut-slayden-(memphis, tenn.) [u.s. 72] --
Tour 11 --
waynesboro-laurel-brookhaven-washington-(ferraday, la.) [u.s. 84] --
Tour 12 --
(bolivar, tenn.)-pontotoc-bay springs-laurel-lucedale-(mobile, ala.) [state 15] --
Tour 12A --
springville-calhoun city-ackerman [state 9] --
Tour 13 --
junction with state 63-hattiesburg-columbia-mccomb-woodville [state 24] --
Tour 14 --
(winfield, ala.)-amory-tupelo-oxford-clarksdale [state 6] --
Tour 15 --
waynesboro-leakesville-lucedale-moss point [state 63] --
Tour 16 --
vaiden-kosciusko-carthage-raleigh-junction with u.s. 84 [state 35] --
Tour 17 --
(pickwick, tenn.)-iuka-fulton-amory-junction with u.s. 45 [state 25]
Series Title: American guide series.
Responsibility: compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration.

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