1928: Theodore Bilbo becomes Mississippi’s forty-third governor

Governor Theodore Bilbo
Governor Theodore Bilbo

Bilbo served a second term from 1928 to 1932.

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July 1, 1928: First issue of Mississippi Market Bulletin published

Farmer on tractor (MDAH Collection)
Farmer on tractor

The bulletin helped farmers sell and exchange farm goods and products.

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December 27, 1928: Thomas J. Huddleston opens Afro-American Sons and Daughters Hospital in Yazoo City

This was an important milestone in the treatment of Mississippi’s black citizens.  The hospital had 35 beds, and patients paid annual dues to use the facility.

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