Roadside shacks typical of Mississippi in the 1960s.
A shack in Mound Bayou.
The 10-room Newton home the Krugers left when they moved to Mississippi.
The trailers that became the Krugers’ home in Mound Bayou.
A page from John F. Kennedy High School’s 1967-68 yearbook showing Aura Kruger teaching English.
The three younger Kruger children on their first day of school at St. Gabriel’s: Jo (10), Charles (11), Philip (13).
The unheated shacks were miserable when snow came to Mississippi.
Shacks lining the road.
Aura’s yearbook picture from her first year of teaching at John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou.
Another example of Mississippi poverty.
Eleven-year-old Jo with her parents, Aura and Leon.
The road leading away from Mound Bayou.
Sign at the state line, crossing from Tennessee to Mississippi. Photo by Elizabeth Norman