Sharkey Co. (Miss.) ; Carter, J. R. (Jimmy Dick), Sr.--Family. ; Mississippi State University--Alumni and alumnae.;farm life--Mississippi.
J. R. (Jimmy Dick) Carter, Sr. family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1088 acres 640 of which are rented. J. R. Carter is MSU alumnus. Sharkey Co. agent Lewis Garrison and County assistant George Berry assisted with selection of farm family.
Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson, Boswell Stevens and 1959 Maid of Cotton Malinda Diggs Berry of Stillwater, Oklahoma look at a proclamation announcing the 1959 King Cotton Festival, Memphis, Tennessee.