The lowest-priced victor of the period, the Victor Junior featured an oak cabinet with nickel trimming. The horn was black japanned. It has a combination brake and speed regulator for 8-inch turntable. Original cost: $10.00.
"The Columbia Type B gramophone was known as the Eagle because it cost $10. The $10 gold piece was known at the time as the Eagle, so the phonograph acquired the same name. This machine has a nickel plated horn, key wind with open motor and...
4-H clubs; Mississippi; Walthall County (Miss.); Calves; Livestock exhibitions
William Henry Mitchell of Tylertown (Miss.) won top honors with his calf at the Walthall County Livestock Show and then went to Hattiesburg and won grand champion. His calf sold for $1 a pound, bringing $795 at the Forrest County Show in 1944.
African-Americans; Slavery; Starkville (Miss.); Physicians; Hogan family
Receipt for Mrs. Hogan's payment of forty dollars to Dr. L. O. Parker of Starkville, Mississippi, for medical visits for a ''Negro girl'' from August 21-30, 1863. $1.50 of the amount due was paid for by ""washing"". The bill was paid on January...
Business records--Mississippi--Holmes County.; Poll taxes--Mississippi.; Slavery--Mississippi.; African-Americans--Mississippi.; Nathan, A.M. (Asher M.)
Tax receipt for $19.91 paid by A. M. Nathan to Holmes County tax collector for 1843 state and county poll taxes; taxable items include 1 Watch, 10 Head Cattle, 7 Slaves, 440 acres land. Received by J.D. Wyatt, Sheriff and Tax Collector.