This is a 1960s postcard of the Army Corps of Engineer’s model of the Mississippi river basin, built in Clinton, MS. Approved in 1943, the model wasn’t finished until 1966, and it was made obsolete by computer models (as opposed to hydraulic ones) within a decade.
Nancy Stallworth and Emil Tolimieri holding hands on banks of the Tombigbee River below ante-bellum Riverview mansion where they are attending a morale-boosting party for cadets at nearby Army Flying Academy. Columbus, Mississippi. 1943.
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