Prentiss

PEOPLE

Robert Swinney

Robert Swinney was the first black alderman to be elected in Prentiss County.

Sources:
Prentiss County, Mississippi: history and families. Limited ed. Paducah, Ky.: Turner Pub. Co., 2002. Print.

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EVENTS

Public School Integration

In 1966, black children in first grade started to be transferred into white schools, at the approval of the Prentiss County Board of Education.

Source:
Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Files, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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DOCUMENTS

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