1925: Ellen Woodward elected to state House of Representatives

Woodward was elected to complete the term of her late husband, Albert Woodward.

1925: First milk condensing plant opens in Starkville

Eagle Brand Condensed Milk Advertisement
Eagle Brand Condensed Milk Advertisement

Gail Borden had created condensed milk in a can in 1856.

1925: Lieutenant Governor Dennis Murphree launches “Know Mississippi Better Train”

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Know Mississippi Better Button

The train carried representatives of Mississippi, exhibits of Mississippi resources, literature, and public speakers across the country, promoting Mississippi to the outside world.

December 8, 1925: Yazoo City hit by tornado

Two people were killed and 99 injured.

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