National Geographic : 1937 Sep
© National Geographic Society THROUGH THIS PORTAL PASS 1,200 STUDENT SLEEPERS Mississippi State College, near Starkville, has one of the world's largest single dormitories. The R. O. T. C. color sergeants are emerging from the "sally port" with the Stars and Stripes and the school's colors for regimental parade of more than a thousand cadets. rinlay rnotograpns Dy J.Baylor IKoOerts THE AUTHOR OF "HOME" AT HOME IN HIS GARDEN I have a need of silence and ofstars: Too much issaid too loudly; Iam dazed. Mississippi's " poet laureate "and world traveler, William Alexander Percy, of Greenville, wrote his popular poem beginning thus while inNew York.