22 June 1835 letter/cotton receipt transmitting $30.00 from Maddux & Woods to Aaron Spell. Receipt details cotton sales from May 1834 to June 1835 to various persons, sold for Aaron Spell by Maddux & Woods, New Orleans.
Love family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Crawford (Miss.); Mississippi; United States; Civil war; Southern States; Reconstruction (U.S. History, 1865-1877); Chickasaw Indians; Choctaw Indians; Mississippi. National Guard
Transcript of William A. Love's manuscript history which he titled Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative Help's in Mississippi History. This history written in longhand by Love around 1925 is an attempt to tell Mississippi�s history from the...
An improvement over the Johnson Type "A, this machine has a larger square base. It sold for $18.00 with spring motor, black and brass horn, and Johnson reproducer. It plays 7-inch lateral cut disc records.
The Victor of 1902 has a polished mahogany cabinet with hinged top measuring 14 x 14 x 7.25 inches. It features an improved speed adjustment that indicates the rpm of the 10-inch turntable. This model originally sold for $50.00.
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Original cost $45.00.
Featuring a 10-inch turntable and heavy spring motor, this model could mount a larger horn than earlier machines. The tapered rear-mount tone arm seen on this instrument was available in 1904. Price, $45.00.
This type "R" machine has a quarter-sawed oak cabinet with single-spring motor which requires windings prior to each playing. It has a front-mounted tone arm and was originally priced at $15.00.
The Victor V was introduced in 1903 with a 12-inch turntable, heavy-duty triple springs, and choice of horns. It was the first machine with a 12-inch turntable designed to play the new 12-inch "concert" records. Like previous models in...
The Type D Victor was the first Victor to be equipped with a 12-inch turntable. The oak cabinet housed a 3-spring motor. It was available with concert or exhibition sound box. This instrument has the new plainer cabinet with...
In 1903 the Type Z replaced the Royal as the lowest cost ($20.00) talking machine in the Victor lineup. In July, 1905 a new Type Z utilizing the cabinet and motor of the Victor I was announced at the even lower price of $17.00. The...
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 Edison Amberola was developed to provide competition to the Victor Victrola. Both machines have concealed horns. This particula model plays 4-minute cylinders. It has a moving tone arm and a stationary mandrel which holds the...
The 4-40 Orthophonic floor model was introduced in 1927 and offered a larger and more stylish, mahogany finish, cabinet design. In 1927 the selling price was $165.00 and it is estimated that 95,642 of the wind-up units were produced....
This Orthophonic record player with record changer is identical to the 10-50 in the victor room except that it has the added feature of an electric amplifier. The advantage of this system is that the volume can be adjusted by...