Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
AKA Mobile Health Project
sponsored its first mobile health
initiative, the Mississippi Health
Project from 1935 - 1942. Dr. Dorothy
Ferebee, a member of the sorority,
was the project director.
Ida Jackson was the national
president. The project was
headquartered in Mound Bayou,
Mississippi, and served over 15,000
black residents in the delta.
Dedicated – January 13, 2006
Linda Marie White, President
Erected 2006 by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Location. 33° 52.784′ N, 90° 44.283′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is on West Martin Luther King Jr Drive 0.3 miles east of U.S. 278, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 West Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delta Health Center (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. ¼ mile away); Mound Bayou Blues (approx. half a mile away); Newton (Keys) Hotel Site T. R. M. Howard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Friendship Clinic (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mound Bayou (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound Bayou.
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Categories. • African Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.