Chickasaw

PEOPLE

Horn, Ted

Ted Horn was a former Sheriff of Chickasaw County who received threats from local Ku Klux Klan leaders.

Sources:

Sovereignty Commission Files. Mississippi Archives and History Department.

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GROUPS

Okolona College for Negroes

Established in 1902, Okolona College provided industrial education for African American men and women until funding was discontinued in 1965 when the college shut its doors. The college was privately funded.

Sources:

“Okolona, Mississippi: A Case Study Speculating on Possibilities.” http://kubuildingtech.org/scriss/projects/okolonatech/okolona2.html

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DOCUMENTS

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