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Early history of the town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi delta

Robertson, John A.

Early history of the town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi delta

by Robertson, John A.

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Published in [Ruleville, Miss .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ruleville
    • Subjects:
    • Ruleville -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 43.

      Statementby John A. Robertson and Tom W. Conger, Jr.
      ContributionsConger, Tom W., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF349.R8 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p.
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5596846M
      LC Control Number68002568

      History and Highlights The Mississippi Delta is generally considered to be the birthplace of the blues, with the new musical form emerging around the turn of the 19th century. Ruleville, Mississippi's History, Trivia, Facts and more. A2Z Computing Services and make no warranties as to the accuracy of any information posted on .

        How White Flight Ravaged the Mississippi Delta. For generations, plantation owners strove to keep black laborers on the farm and competing businesses out of : Alan Huffman. Discover the culture, history and nature of the Mississippi River at a Delta favorite. Enjoy a Mississippi River Museum, outdoor nature trails, picnic areas, breathtaking views. Museum and gift shop. Tue - Sat, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Jun - Oct: Sun, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Closed Mondays and Christmas Day.

      Mississippi River - Mississippi River - History and economy: As its respectful Indian name indicates, the Mississippi played an important role in the lives of the aboriginal peoples settled on its banks. To the Native American peoples of the river, the Mississippi was both highway and larder. On it they paddled their cottonwood dugouts and their bark canoes, and from it they took the fish that. The journey begins in Greenwood, Mississippi—the Delta. "In my Delta town, some black girls aspired to become the woman—the mistress of some wealthy white man. But the darker ones—like me—could make it by going to the cottonfields, working from sun to sun, for just about three dollars a day," laments Phelia (Holland's alter-ego).


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Early history of the town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi deltaAuthor: John A Robertson. Ruleville is a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States, in the Mississippi Delta region.

The population was 3, at the census. It is the second-largest community in the rural county. Ruleville was described as "surrounded by a fine fertile country and timber lands". Development of the settlement followed construction of the County: Sunflower.

Early History of the Town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the Heart of the Mississippi Delta (Parchman, MS: Magnolia State Enterprise, ). Call Number: F R8 R6 John A. Robertson and Tom W. Conger Jr. Early History of the Town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the Heart of the Mississippi Delta ([Ruleville, MS: ]).

Includes supplement Author: Lauren Rogers. Ruleville, Mississippi, is in the heart of the Mississippi Delta’s cotton-growing region.

The Rule brothers were the first settlers there, and the town was named in their honor. The location of the railroad, which supplanted the river as the lifeline of the Delta, determined the site of Ruleville and sparked its growth and development. The Mississippi Delta, also known as the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, is the distinctive northwest section of the U.S.

state of Mississippi (and portions of Arkansas and Louisiana) which lies between the Mississippi and Yazoo region has been called "The Most Southern Place on Earth" ("Southern" in the sense of "characteristic of its region, the American South"), because of its unique.

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Born in Greenwood, Mississippi, the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Endesha Ida Mae Holland came of age as the civil rights movement was changing the lives of black Mississippians. Dirt poor, she dropped out of high school and became a prostitute when she was barely into her teens.5/5(15).

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