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1 photograph of a group of men, including Osborn Jones Turner Sr., seated front and center. Handwritten note on front says "O. J. Turner. This is probably picture of Governor's staff of some Miss. State Board." Note on back says "~1920-25. O. J. Turner center seated. Govenors staff. ?State Building Comm.?"
Osborn Jones Turner Sr. was a pharmacist, farmer, gin operator, sheriff and one of the founders of Humphreys County, Mississippi. During his second term as governor (1928-1932), Theodore Bilbo appointed Turner to a seven-member Mississippi Building Commission that was responsible for construction of the second Lamar Hall (later Farley Hall) at the University of Mississippi between 1929 and 1930.
Zoomify JPEG, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, . Photograph scanned as TIFF file then converted to Zoomify JPEG file.
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On December 10, 2009, Jon C. Turner loaned the original photograph to MDAH with a request that it be scanned for public access and returned to the family. The Image and Sound staff scanned and transferred a TIFF copy to the electronic archives server in July 2010.