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A Walk Through The Mississippi Delta By Kimberly Broadwater, Melanie Suzanne Simpson
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A spiritual pictorial of the Mississippi Delta. Walk through the Delta and nourish your soul.
FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA By Ruth Stedman
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Memoirs of Ruth Stedman on her journey from the deep south to the great northwest.
Coloring the Delta By Sarah Beaugez
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This book is not considered to be an exhaustive work, but an example of what farming and living in the Mississippi Delta is like. There are photographs of corn, wheat, cotton, rice and soy beans... More > being cultivated and harvested. There are also photographs of simple, commonplace Delta scenes.< Less
Cororing the Delta By Sarah Beaugez
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This book has come about as I have re-discovered color and learned about the "state of mind" known as The Mississippi Delta. The photographs taken were a joint effort with James... More > "Freddy" Kline and his willingness to share this land, unknown to even most Mississipians, with me over a period of two growing seasons. We took every back road and turn row we could; some he knew, some he did not. As you peruse its pages, it's the details that make the difference and allow you to see the big picture if you notice what's in the smaller one. Enjoy these images and begin to savor the moments that you are given remembering that God is Coloring the Delta.< Less
Chopsticks in The Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers By John Jung
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The story of how a few Chinese immigrants found their way to the Mississippi River Delta in the late 1870s and earned their living with small family operated grocery stores in neighborhoods where... More > mostly black cotton plantation workers lived. What was their status in the segregated black and white world of that time and place? How did this small group preserve their culture and ethnic identity? "Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton"is a social history of the lives of these pioneering families and the unique and valuable role they played in their communities for over a century.< Less
Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers By John Jung
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The story of how a few Chinese immigrants found their way to the Mississippi River Delta in the late 1870s and earned their living with small family operated grocery stores in neighborhoods where... More > mostly black cotton plantation workers lived. What was their status in the segregated black and white world of that time and place? How did this small group preserve their culture and ethnic identity? "Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton"is a social history of the lives of these pioneering families and the unique and valuable role they played in their communities for over a century.< Less
25 in Mississippi By William Priestley
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‘25 in Mississippi’ is the story of a journey like no other. From an internet café in Southeast Asia to the dusty backroads of Mississippi, the author charts a truly unique, and... More > often comical, adventure. Despite having arrived from Ireland to teach in an elementary school, Priestley soon discovers that his own education is far from complete. This experience is only intensified by the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States: Hurricane Katrina. From prison rodeos and the Delta Blues, to Mardi Gras and Southern Belles, ‘25 in Mississippi’ offers a very different take on the American Dream.< Less
The Delta Quilting Ladies By Jean Walker Rawlings
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this book is A tribute to Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer and the industrious and determined ladies of the Mississippi Delta who sewed and sold quilts to help finance their local Civil Rights struggles in the... More > late ‘60’s.< Less
Giving Back: A Guide for Adaptive Reuse of Borrow Sites in the Lower Mississippi River Delta By Bruce Sharky and Peter Summerlin
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A planning and design guide for the adaptive reuse of borrow sites in the Louisiana coastal wetlands. Presents in case-study format a process for identifying candidate borrow sites in the region for... More > habitat restoration and use for fishing and outdoor education purposes.< Less
Modernism in Eudora Welty's Delta Wedding By Julia Stephens
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"Delta Wedding" has Modernist influences such as changing the order of events and voices of narrators. Eudora Welty's novel was based on antebellum diaries of early Mississippi settlers and... More > their experiences during the Jazz Age.< Less