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Men of God and Power


Benjamin Montgomery - father of Isaiah and overseer of the commercial and agricultural success of the Davis's Plantations


Mound Bayou Founder I. T. Montgomery


Mound Bayou Founder Benjamin T. Green


Charles Banks-Business Genius - Founder of Bank of Mound Bayou

EXCITING LINKS


THE MOVEMENT

Peters Pottery

About Mound Bayou

Schools

SCHOOL ALUMNI

HEAR INTERVIEWS

THE HISTORY

1941 INTERVIEWS

Vast Resources

Bolivar Commercial

St. Gabriel Mercy Centyer

Main Street Study Mississippi

Booker T Washington Papers

Booker T. Washington on the CITY

Montgomery Tells His Story

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Earliest Photo of Settlers Tearing down swamp Land to enter Mound Bayou as some watch for wild animals.


Downtown became the industrial pulse of the entire county


The Bank of Mound Bayou (early 1900s)


Mound Bayou went from Swamp land to leading the world in cotton production


Mound Bayou Oil Mill-Largest Negro Business Venture of the American "Negro" in the early 1900s


Booker T. Washington speaks at the opening of the Mound Bayou Oil Mill


Knights and Daughters National Fraternal Administration


1939 Scene


1942 Completion of the Taborian Hospital


 
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