Robert Smith House The Smith-Bontura-Evans-House, also known as Evansview  and as Bontura, is a historic house and business built by Robert D. Smith in Natchez, Mississippi. A free African American, Smith built the combined building for his livery business and a Greek Revival residence between 1851 and 1858.
Photo Retouching Our Portfolio On April 23,1940, a large number of the African American community gathered at the Rhythm Club to hear the Walter Barnes Orchestra from Chicago. The building was cooled by ceiling fans and decorated with Spanish
tHE aNGELETY hOUSE 180 St Catherine St. This Neo-Gothic cottage was occupied by the Emile Angelety family at the turn of the century. McGuire Gillespie and Odille Angelety grew up across the street from each other on St. Catherine Street and were
Second largest slave-tradE center of the south Before the Civil War, Natchez was the location of the second busiest slave-trading market in the Deep South at a site known as the Forks of the Road. Natchez was the epicenter of American capitalism
PROUD TO TAKE A STAND COMMEMORATING THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT OF THE 1960’S *All participants were arrested and charged with parading without a permit. filled, those over 12 years of age were sent to Parchman Penitentiary, more than 200 miles away. This