Senator Theodore G. Bilbo
The entire Choctaw Nation's location and size compared to the U.S. state of Mississippi
Bilbo towards the end of his life
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
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.

During this term Bilbo caused controversy by attempting to move the University of Mississippi from Oxford to Jackson.

- Theodore G. Bilbo

Mississippi Governor Theodore Bilbo stated:

- Jackson, Mississippi

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University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi was the first college in the Southeast to hire a female faculty member: Sarah McGehee Isom in 1885.
James Meredith accompanied by federal officials on campus
The university owns Rowan Oak, former home of Nobel Prize-winning writer William Faulkner and a National Historic Landmark.
Barnard Observatory (1859) was designed to house the world's largest telescope.
Research ponds at the University of Mississippi Field Station
Panoramic view of the Trent Lott Leadership Institute
The class of 1861
Robert Q. Marston, Director of the National Institutes of Health, served as medical school dean.
William Faulkner, novelist who won the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature
One of the earliest photographs of the Ole Miss band, "The Pride of the South" (1925)
Starship Technologies robots on campus. A traditional dorm can be seen in the foreground: larger modern dorms can be seen in the background.
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Kennon Observatory (1939)
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The University of Mississippi, commonly known as Ole Miss, is a public research university adjacent to Oxford, Mississippi with a medical center in Jackson.

During the 1930s, Mississippi Governor Theodore G. Bilbo was politically hostile towards the University of Mississippi, firing administrators and faculty and replacing them with his friends.