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