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Mississippi Moments Podcast

These are the stories of our people in their own words. From sharecroppers to governors, the veterans, artists, writers, musicians, leaders, followers, all those who call Mississippi home. Since 1971 we've collected their memories. The technology has changed, but our mission remains the same: to preserve those wonderful stories. Listen to Mississippi Moments Monday through Friday. at 12:30pm on MPB think radio.
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Now displaying: September, 2009
Sep 30, 2009
After the Civil War, the lands of many Mississippi Plantations were farmed by share croppers.  Alonzo “Duck” Irving of Natchez recalls growing up on such a plantation.
Sep 23, 2009
Today, modern supermarkets offer convenient one-stop grocery shopping.  But, Ruth Colter of Natchez recalls the days of street vendors and small corner grocery stores.
Sep 16, 2009

For thousands of troops during World War II, their journey began with a trip to Mississippi for training.  Ruth Colter of Natchez remembers helping to entertain those young men. As a member of the service group Military Maids, Colter helped to organize local dances for the troops.

Sep 9, 2009
Long-time Natchez resident Henrietta "Lou" Mallory worked in the downtown area for over 45 years.  She discusses the changing face of Natchez through such topics as the introduction of fast food and gaming.  She also expresses her love of the city and hopes for the future.
Sep 3, 2009
Long-time Natchez resident Henrietta "Lou" Mallory recounts the events that brought her to Natchez in the late 1940s.  She also reflects on 45 years as the owner of Lou's Tailor Shop and the love she feels for her adopted city.
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