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DuPree for Governor

'New World' neighbourhood of Clarksdale, predominantly black. Near Red's - LaVene Music Club (Juke Joint). New World, was a breeding ground for ragtime, blues, and jazz music in Clarksdale's early days as a prosperous and adventurous new cotton town, when brothels here attracted both white and black clientele.


Johnny DuPree, the mayor of Hattiesburg, Miss. and first African American candidate selected to run for Governor in the state, lost in the state’s Gubernatorial election. (Nov 10, 2011)


For a little smile see the place square below the map: Ooo So Pretty !! ;-)

In retrospect, I remember walking by the Flower shop, one of few businesses open on this street. Anyone who would name their business like this, must be gutsy and creative.

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  • Uploaded on March 29, 2013
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    by tor tom
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/02 07:42:43
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