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A.M. Strange Library

The A.M. Strange was a library opened solely to African Americans because they were not welcome at the Lee County […]

Joyner Elementary School

At Joyner Elementary School, school administrators knocked out the walls between the classrooms and placed all 96 sixth grade students […]

KKK/United League March

(1976) The events that caused the Klu Klux Klan and the United League march began on March 18, 1976, when […]

Lee County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.

Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Theater was located in Uptown Tupelo. African Americans were allowed to attend movies at the Lyric, but were […]

Rex Plaza

Jack Reed, Sr., a prominent Tupelo businessman tells of time when he and nineteen others met at the Rex Plaza […]

Robins Noble Field

Robins Noble Field was the site for many Tupelo High School Football games on Friday nights. However, it was also […]

Strand Theatre

The Strand Theater was located in Uptown Tupelo and showcased the latest movies. The entertainment available at The Strand was, […]

TKE Drug Store

TKE was a drug store located in Downtown Tupelo. African Americans were forced to use a separate door before integration. […]

Tupelo Daily Journal

The Tupelo Daily Journal was, in the words of business leader Jack Reed, “the voice of racial moderation since George […]