National Geographic : 1937 Sep
"WHAT HOLDS UP THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE?" That is the question most frequently asked by visitors to Auburn, ancestral home of the Duncans, preserved as a family memorial in City Park, Natchez. Lofty Corinthian columns, wide front gallery, and fan shaped lights over the entrance are other features, Finlay Photograph by J.Baylor Roberts DAUGHTER OF THE FIERCE CHOCTAWS ISADOLLMAKER Her ancestors, and yellow fever, were two malignant enemies of early French and Spanish settlersalong the coast. Now Uncle Sam sends tribal children to this Pearl RiverSchool, and others, where they learn doll making, basketry, and rug weaving along with the "three R's."