Easter Flood, Jackson, 1979

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This sepia toned photograph depicts homes and trees underwater due to flooding with a golf course visible near the top of the photo. The back of the photograph identifies the area as being the Colonial Golf Course and homes south of Old Canton Road.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Transcription

Colonial golf course top of picture; Homes south of Old Canton Rd.

Publication Date

1979

Time Period

1970-1979

Geographic Location

Jackson, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

photograph

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Colonial-Golf-Course_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division in the Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Jackson 1979 Flood Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Aerial View of Flooding Around the Colonial Golf Course and Flooded Homes South of Old Canton Road, Jackson, Mississippi

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