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Week 20 #7 View From Below

In 1930, William Faulkner purchased a Greek revival home built by Colonial Robert Sheegog in Oxford, Mississippi in the 1830’s. Shortly after the purchase, Faulkner renamed the estate “Rowan Oak” after the rowan tree, a symbol of security and peace. 115 more words

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Week 19 #18 Door

Several weeks ago my husband and I took a road trip to Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi also known as Ole’ Miss. Our beloved Iowa State Mens Basketball team was scheduled to play the Ole’ Miss Rebels in a non conference game. 78 more words

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Ole Miss' Best Secret Also its Worst Kept

OXFORD, Miss. – Jan. 31, 2019 – PRLog — When I look for a new documentary subject, I like to find something no one knows about. 507 more words

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MEREDITH & MAYFIELD

Door Ajar – The M.B. Mayfield Story

The first time I talked to James Howard Meredith I was on the balcony of Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi. 738 more words

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The 2019 Oxford Film Festival Announces Competition Selections (February 6-10)

“…submissions resulted in a lineup that will include 27 world premieres (including John Reyer Afamasaga’s DOOR AJAR – THE M.B. MAYFIELD STORY…” 

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The Mystery of the Brown Bomber's Bust

Article originally published in New Albany Gazette by Lyn West OCT 24, 2018

LINK: https://goo.gl/PLFXL2

A mystery is back in the spotlight, and answers are being sought about the theft of a piece of artwork from the artist’s front porch years ago in Ecru, Mississippi. 622 more words

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Episode 5: Elwood Higginbotham - Lafayette County, Mississippi

September 17, 1935 – Oxford, Mississippi (Lafayette County)

Elwood Higginbotham, a black sharecropper and union leader, is on trial for the murder of his white neighbor. 165 more words

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