The Flood of Barbara Gerrard White’s 90th Birthday

April 22, 1927 was the beginning of the great Mississippi River Flood, inundating¬†some 37,000 square miles up to 30 feet in depth.¬† Over 700,000 people were displaced, a large percentage coming from the Mississippi delta region. The outer edges of the flood reach Yazoo City, Mississippi, where just a month earlier, on March 23, Barbara … Continue reading The Flood of Barbara Gerrard White’s 90th Birthday