B.F. Jackson Film Collection

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B.F. Jackson Film Collection

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9 reels

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(1978.01) Reel No. 1: Footage of Tutwiler sign. Buildings in background. Murray Gin building. Close-up of Murray sign. Gin equipment outside building. Mules pulling wagon full of cotton to gin machine. Driver steps down from wagon and walks towards camera. Men shaking hands and walking towards camera. Man and woman sitting in wagon full of cotton. Close-up of mules. Footage of Mattson sign. Cotton plants around sign. Family walks from porch to camera. Close-up of each family member. Man on road. Two girls wearing dresses eating popsicles in front of cotton field. Row of houses. Men in wagons full of cotton waiting at cotton gin. Men at gin in front of large cotton scale. Two men play boxing at gin. Footage of unidentified church. Flowers house. Sign in yard reads "The Flowers Live Here." Man working in yard. Men in wagons full of cotton waiting at cotton gin. Footage of cotton field ready to be harvested. Man climbs into truck and drives away. Cotton pickers emptying bags into wagons. Workers picking cotton. Footage of unidentified church. Cotton picker machine in field of cotton. (1978.01) Reel No. 2: Large crowd in front of Police Department. Crowd around car with the back windshield broken. People taking pieces of glass from rear of car. Policeman pointing. Man in handcuffs being escorted through large crowd to car. Car drives away. Two men in front of car pointing to bullet holes in side of car and windshield. One man holding a gun. Keesler Bridge in background. Man in handcuffs being escorted through large crowd to car. Footage of gas station. Man points to garage where a car is raised up. Men point to roof of garage. (1979.01) Reel No. 1: Footage of B. F. Jackson introducing film about the city of Ruleville. Also introduces "The world's most beautiful girls right here in Ruleville." June Whatley represents "Ike Bakers Department Store"; Bobbie Jean Beavers represents "The Bank of Ruleville"; Patricia Kent represents "The Magnolia Tractor and Implement Company"; Bebe Carter represents "Carters Cafe"; Mary Flowers represents "The Flowers Drug Store"; Jane White represents "Roy's Grocery"; Louise Brooks represents "Ruleville Lumber Company"; Martha Jones represents "Glenns Service Station"; Clara Jean Bridges represents "Maxwell Tractor Company"; Deloris Marlow represents "Western Auto Store"; Elsa Jane McGee represents "Ruleville Flower Shop"; Annie Fae Thompson represents "Walden and Pentecost Insurance"; Dixie Jean Gibson represents "Ruleville Hardware Company"; Francis Key represents "Silverblatt Grocery and Market"; Dorothy Williams represents "Browns Drug Store"; Winnie Devour represents "Planters Bank and Trust Company"; Joyce Kline represents "Turners Department Store"; Mary Robertson represents "Ruleville Motor Company"; Betty Mabers represents "The Fair"; Jo Ann Gibson represents "Cafe"; Jean Marie Mitchell represents "Ben Sklars Dry Goods and Furniture Store" (1979.01) Reel No. 2: Planters Bank and Trust Company; Ruleville Lumber Company; Ruleville Motor Company; Turners Department Store; Grocery; The Fair; Ruleville Flower Shop; Maxwell Tractor Company; Silverblatt Grocery and Market; Ben Sklar Dry Goods and Furniture Store; Magnolia Tractor and Implement Comp; Ruleville Train Station; Delta Theater; Lottery; Food Vendor; People Walking; Dr. W. J. Lusk's; People Walking; Ruleville Methodist Church; Ruleville Baptist Church; Delta Theater; Bank; Flowers Drug Store; Western Auto Store; Bakers Department Store; Café; Texaco; Bond and Insurance Company; Ruleville Hardware Company; School; School Cafeteria; Playground; Browns Drug Store; Carters Cafe; (1979.01) Reel No. 3: Lottery; Delta Theater; Carters Café; Ruleville Radio and Electric Service Building; Ruleville Motor Company. People;  (1979.01) Reel No. 4: People standing in front of building. Cars in background. People standing on porch. People walking and standing on street in front of store and porch. Two boys riding a bicycle. People walking and standing on sidewalk. Group of people standing and walking on street in front of theater. Two men in front of theater window are pointing to a movie poster. (2002.03) Reel No. 2: Christmas Parade; Cleveland, Miss. (2002.03) Reel No. 5: Car Racing; Indianola, Miss. (2002.03) Reel No. 7: Bim Jackson's Ruleville Movie

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Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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