Start A New Path This prominent African American was president of Natchez College for many years. The historic institution was supported originally by African American Baptists of Mississippi and gained a fine reputation under Professor Owen’s direction  

Heading Clarence “Bud” Scott, Sr., led one of the most popular dance bands in the Mississippi-Louisiana region for several decades beginning around 1900. Scott (1876-1938), a lifelong Natchez resident, was renowned among both white and black audiences. Although the dances were segregated,

Natchez Junior College was a private junior college located in  Natchez,  Mississippi, United States. [1]  Natchez was a historically black college. Natchez opened in 1884 and closed in 1989. [2]  Natchez College was formed in 1884 by an effort of the Baptist State Missionary Convention