Edwards, Mississippi

The railroad station in 1936

Town in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States.

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Charley Patton

American Delta blues musician.

American Delta blues musician.

Publicity photo for Paramount Records, the only confirmed extant photograph of Patton, 
c. undefined1929

Patton was born in Hinds County, Mississippi, near the town of Edwards, and lived most of his life in Sunflower County, in the Mississippi Delta.

Hinds County, Mississippi

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Public School Districts in Hinds County

Edwards

Jackson, Mississippi

Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

The entire Choctaw Nation's location and size compared to the U.S. state of Mississippi
Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States and the city's namesake
"Raising the Stars and Stripes Over the Capitol of the State of Mississippi", engraving from Harper's Weekly, June 20, 1863, after the capture of Jackson by Union forces during the American Civil War
September 1863 map of the Siege of Jackson
Mississippi Old Capitol, downtown Jackson
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Map of Jackson in 1919
April 16, 1921 flood on Town Creek, a tributary of the Pearl River in Jackson. The photo is a view of East Capitol Street looking east from North Farish Street.
Standard Life Building, downtown Jackson
Old Greyhound Bus Station
Photograph of Jackson Mississippi taken from the International Space Station
Map of racial distribution in Jackson, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
1874 engraving in Scribner's Monthly of the Old Capitol, the seat of Mississippi's legislature from 1839 to 1903.
Jackson State University band "The Sonic Boom"
Millsaps College is one of several institutions in and around Jackson established before 1900.
Mississippi State Capitol
Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi
Lamar Life Building, downtown Jackson.
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the largest stadium facility in Jackson. Its parking lot often is used by employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center nearby.

After driving the Confederate forces out of Jackson, Union forces turned west and engaged the Vicksburg defenders at the Battle of Champion Hill in nearby Edwards.

Jackson metropolitan area, Mississippi

Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

Andrew Jackson
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Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles, California, where honorees are named on plaques surrounded by stars

Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame

The Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame, headquartered in Clinton, Mississippi, honors Mississippi's famous musicians.

The Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame, headquartered in Clinton, Mississippi, honors Mississippi's famous musicians.

Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles, California, where honorees are named on plaques surrounded by stars

Charlie Patton - Edwards, MS

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Hinds County School District

Public school district based in Raymond, Mississippi .

Public school district based in Raymond, Mississippi .

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

In addition to Raymond, the district serves the communities of Bolton, Byram, Edwards, Learned, Terry, and Utica, as well as sections of Jackson.

Betty Currie

American government official who served as the personal secretary for Bill Clinton during his tenure as president of the United States.

American government official who served as the personal secretary for Bill Clinton during his tenure as president of the United States.

Currie with the Clintons' cat Socks.
The Clintons' dog Buddy plays in-front of Currie's desk in 1998.

Currie was born in Edwards, Mississippi and moved to Waukegan, Illinois as a child.

George W. Lee

George W. Lee

African-American civil rights leader, minister, and entrepreneur.

African-American civil rights leader, minister, and entrepreneur.

George W. Lee

Born in 1903, George Wesley Lee grew up in poverty in Edwards, Mississippi.

Southern Christian Institute

Southern Christian Institute was a boarding school for African American students in Edwards, Mississippi.

Otis Harris

Otis Harris Jr. (born June 30, 1982, in Edwards, Mississippi) is an American track and field athlete.