Dilworth, Annie Mae Trice

She taught at Burnsville, MS, at the Iuka Colored School and taught the first black graduating class in Tishomingo County.

Ford, Eva Mitchell

Ford taught from the 1910s at a black elementary school up until school integration. After integration, she became the first […]

Mitchell, John Jordan

John Jordan Mitchell, son of Mose Duncan Mitchell, became the first and only black electrician with the Tishomingo County Electric […]

Mitchell, Mose Duncan

After stepping down as principal of the black school, he studied electricity on his own and later ran the power […]

Tishomingo County Data Dashboard

Demographic data that helps add context to many historical events.