Professor EricC D. Pritchard of the University of Illinois is in process of writing a book on Vicksburg's own Patrick Kelly our own "global fashion phenomenon" and icon. And he is very eager to interview Patrick's family, friends, teachers, and classmates - all those who knew and remember him from Vicksburg.

At some point, Professor Pritchard is planning a trip here to Vicksburg to meet and talk with these people. So if you would like to be interviewed by him for his upcoming book on Patrick Kelly, please contact Professor Eric D. Pritchard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This is a great opportunity for our city and Patrick.