The Yazoo years

Morris, Willie
October 1967
Saturday Evening Post;10/7/1967, Vol. 240 Issue 20, p38
Describes the joys and wonders of growing up in the small Mississippi town of Yazoo during the 1940s. Origin of the name of the city; Details of the elementary schools days of the author; Relationship between Whites and African Americans.


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