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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tchula,_Mississippi

In the 1960s most residents were farmworkers; the properties they worked on belonged to people living in other communities in the area. Mississippi columnist Sid Salter stated that the Tchula area had "Some of the best farmland in America" and "some of the most successful plantations". In 1982 the ...

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Family & local history · Immigration records · Military records · Newspapers · Obituaries · People. · Black or African American - 96% · African - 1% · Subsaharan African - 1% · Asian Indian - 1%. Local & state resources. Libraries near Tchula · Museums in or near Tchula · Nearby newspapers · Archives in Mississippi · State ...

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www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/01/how-white-flight-ruined-the-mississippi-delta/384227

Jan 6, 2015 ... ... out of town. Today, the towns faring best are the ones whose white residents stayed to reckon with their own history. ... In the Mississippi Delta town of Tchula, there's a fading columned mansion that once belonged to Sara Virginia Jones, the daughter of a local plantation dynasty. Its walls were lined with ...

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Rosie Head describes her early life in Greenwood, Mississippi, where her family lived and worked on a plantation. She discusses how her parents faced racial discrimination in their work and how they were cheated by the plantation owner and then blacklisted. In 1964, Head joined the Civil Rights Movement in Tchula, ...

thinkprogress.org/the-depths-of-poverty-in-the-deep-south-f89bf0043635

Jun 15, 2015 ... No resident is more familiar with Tchula's history of racial inequality and injustice than former mayor Eddie Carthan. Elected in 1977, Carthan became the first black mayor in a Mississippi Delta plantation town since Reconstruction. His victory was celebrated by many Mississippians, but the 27-year-old ...

www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/nov/15/poorest-town-in-poorest-state-segregation-is-gone-but-so-are-the-jobs

Nov 15, 2015 ... In his second dispatch from the US's most deprived communities, Chris McGreal visits Tchula in Mississippi, where crime is high and opportunities are few. ... The town's curious history has drawn fleeting national attention over the years. Its first African American mayor was slung into jail in 1982 on ...

www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Holmes_County,_Mississippi_Genealogy

Oct 3, 2017 ... Guide to Holmes County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military ... Tchula is on the western border of the county and is connected to Lexington via the Tchula/Lexington highway (modern day hwy 12).

www.mshistorynow.mdah.ms.gov/articles/219/cooperative-farming-in-mississippi

On a September evening in 1955, a large crowd of Holmes County citizens met at Tchula High School to hear the taped “confessions.” The citizens of Tchula, incited by members of the white Citizens Council, decided that Providence Cooperative Farm exerted a bad influence on the community in general and upon blacks in ...