ADDITION Mississippi History Museums

This is a 2013 artist’s rendering provided by ECD, a consortium design team of Eley Guild Hardy Associates/Architects; Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd., Architects and Engineers; and Dale and Associates Architects, designers of the two new state museums-the Mississippi History Museum and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, side-by-side buildings, that are planned to be completed and open in 2017, in downtown Jackson, Miss. Officials say they did not set out to have separate-but-equal museums for the documentation of the state’s history, but it could end up that way. Mississippi breaks ground Thursday. Oct. 24, 2013, on side-by-side museums that are expected to break ground of their own in how they depict the Southern state once rocked by racial turmoil. (AP Photo/Mississippi Department of Archives and History, ECD)