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Lower Mississippi Delta Initiatives Act of 1993

Lower Mississippi Delta Initiatives Act of 1993

report (to accompany S. 991)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community development -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi River Region,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi River Region,
  • Education -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi River Region,
  • Historic preservation -- Law and legislation -- Mississippi River Region

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 103-187
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14447413M
    OCLC/WorldCa29639998

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    Development Arrested is a major reinterpretation of the two-centuries-old conflict between African American workers and the planters of the Mississippi Delta. Ranging across disciplines as diverse as rural studies, musicology, development studies and anthropology, it provides a unique assessment of the impact of the plantation system on those who suffered its depredations at first hand. Kathryn Edin has been an itinerant scholar of the poor for more than 20 years. She is a sociologist who works like an anthropologist, melding numbers and narrative to examine in illuminating detail the lives of poor people all over the United States. The Mississippi Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Mississippi. The bicameral (divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses). The Legislature is composed of the lower Mississippi House of Representatives, with members, and the upper Mississippi State Senate, with 52 members. Restoring the Mississippi River Delta Louisiana is facing a land loss crisis, but there are solutions to restore the region The Mississippi River Delta is an economic engine for the state as well as the nation that depends on it for shipping, chemicals, energy, and seafood.

      Songs of the Lower Mississippi Delta is a two-disc set produced by National Park Service Rangers' guitarist/banjoist Matt Hampsey and singer Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, and includes 39 newly recorded tunes representative of the south that made this area the cradle of American music. Blues, jazz, work songs, zydeco, spoken word, poems, spirituals. Delta CHES participants were non-institutionalized individuals aged 18 years. or older who reside in the county MS Delta region. Delta CHES was. also designed to communicate data to MSDH stakeholders to inform future strategies on preventing heart disease and stroke, and improving the health of Delta residents. Progress toward Implementation. The journey begins in Greenwood, Mississippi—the Delta. "In my Delta town, some black girls aspired to become the woman—the mistress of some wealthy white man. But the darker ones—like me—could make it by going to the cottonfields, working from sun to sun, for just about three dollars a day," laments Phelia (Holland's alter-ego).   The Mississippi Delta has always been the home of the blues. Local son Morgan Freeman once said, "What was true then is true now: Mississippi is Author: Eric Althoff.


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Lower Mississippi Delta Initiatives Act of - Title I: Initiatives Within the Department of the Interior - Establishes within the Department of the Interior an Office of Education to: (1) Lower Mississippi Delta Initiatives Act of 1993 book education in selected areas of environmental, natural, historic, and cultural resources; and (2) establish initiatives at minority schools of.

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H.R. (rd). To direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Energy to undertake initiatives to address certain needs in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Lower Mississippi Delta Development Commission (LMDDC) was a group created by Congress in with the soul purpose of discovering the problems that kept the Mississippi Delta from achieving Lower Mississippi Delta Initiatives Act of 1993 book type of real status within the USA, and to come up with solutions to that end.

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Live from the Mississippi Delta showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend. Panny Flautt Mayfield, a lifelong Delta resident from Tutwiler and an award-winning journalist, documents multiple decades of blues and gospel music in her native land.5/5(4).

Painting a fascinating portrait of the development and survival of the Mississippi Delta, a society and economy that is often seen as the most extreme in all the South, James C. Cobb offers a comprehensive history of the Delta, from its first white settlement in the s to the by:   National Center for Preservation Technology and Training University Parkway Natchitoches, LA Email: ncptt[at] Phone: () Fax: () Delta.7 * While the terms Mississippi Delta and the Delta are used throughout this report, the data and analysis reflected in this section refer to the southern region of the Mississippi Delta, designated as the Lower Mississippi Delta.

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