Noel House

Banks St

A Mississippi History Marker in Jackson, MS

Photo 

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

Map 

Description 

Noel House On this site was the house of Andrew J and Susie Davis Noel, built 1924. Active in the NAACP the Noels hosted Freedom Riders here in 1960. In 1948, Gladys Noel Bates filed the first lawsuit in the state seeking equal pay for black public school teachers. In 1951, equal pay was approved by the Mississippi Legislature.

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: Added by Jeff Lovorn

Sources 

  • Jeff Lovorn - jlovo [at] aol [dot] com