Tupelo Town Pictures

Tupelo School building in 1910.
Tupelo School building in 1910.
Tupelo High School building built in 1939. The basement from the 1910 building was still used for some classes in this building.
Tupelo High School building built in 1939. The basement from the 1910 building was still used for some classes in this building.
Main St. Tupelo in 1919
Main St. Tupelo in 1919
Main St. Tupelo around the 1940's
Main St. Tupelo around the 1940's
L to R: Homer Ethridge, Jim Harkins; Photo by James G. Welch
L to R: Homer Ethridge, Jim Harkins; Photo by James G. Welch
Boyd Linker in front of Turpin Grocery Store on Main St.
Boyd Linker in front of Turpin Grocery Store on Main St.
Hand gas pumps at Kansy Johnson's Hilltop Service Station.
Hand gas pumps at Kansy Johnson's Hilltop Service Station.
In the early 50's, the fog got really thick so a plane was forced to land on Old Highway 3 near Kansy Johnson's Hilltop Station.
In the early 50's, the fog got really thick so a plane was forced to land on Old Highway 3 near Kansy Johnson's Hilltop Station.

 

Building on Main St. in 1919 and current-day picture.

 

 

Only two walls were left standing after a fire had destroyed a garage and a theater at Tupelo Thursday night. The theater was nearest the camera and the garage was located between the theater and the far wall. The damage was estimated at $10,000. -- (News Staff Photo).

 

Full Width School related picture

 

 

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