American Homeplace

A documentary project revealing the Mississippi of Today set against the backdrop of the 1970’s.

Museum After Hours, Mississippi Museum of Art


If you're near Jackson on January 29th come over to the Museum of Art. It should be great fun. It's a wonderful space for a fête. Bill's painting is in the Read more

The photographs exhibited at Old Alabama Town


From mid November through the holidays the photography show was exhibited at Old Alabama Town the 19th Century Village museum in Montgomery. Folks seemed to like it. Read more

A surprise at my Brown Bag in Como, Miss


On October 12th it was "Saturday by the Tracks" in Como, Mississippi. I went down to give a 'Brown Bag" at the photography show at the Library. During the Q&A a lady in the audience asked me, "Where did you get my picture?" It was Nettie Turner, Othar's youngest daughter. Forty years ago I photographed Nettie and her niece Alameda. Othar Turner was a farmer and fife player in the "Gravel Springs Fife & Drum band. He was in "Homeplace'. His music was used by Martin Scorsese in "Gangs of New York". Read more

The Southern Register


The Southern Register gave Homeplace a nice write up in the Summer edition.. Read more

2014 Faulkner Conference, University of Mississippi


The Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference 2014 will open this year with a showing of HOMEPLACE. This year's theme of Faulkner and History will be illustrated by the places and people protrayed in the 1975 documentary. The current production will be introduced and briefly discussed.      Read more