AM21-074, April 10, 1958
Form of Material
Metropolitan Development Co., Inc. (Jackson, Miss.) letter advertising lots in Lake Ridgelea subdivision. Post Script: "Sale of property is restricted to persons of the wite race only…"
- April 10, 1958
Conditions Governing Access
Noncirculating; available for research.
Biographical / Historical
Lake Ridgelea Subdivision was developed in 1956 by The Metropolitan Development Co,. Inc. Lake Ridgelea Subdivision was first developed to be a weekend fish camp, but as the area became more populated owners decided to make this their home. The area consist of approximately 610 lots and currently has approximately 300 residents. There are 2 lakes, parks and several smaller public areas for members to enjoy their leisure time.
Lake Ridgelea is located on Gary Road which is located between Terry Road and Davis Road in the new city of Byram. Lake Ridgelea Subdivision is a populated place located in southern Hinds County.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Purchased with Culpepper funds
Date of Receipt: November 2019
- Advertising. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hinds County (Miss.). Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Race relations. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Segregation. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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