Civil war; United States; Confederate Army; Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Agriculture; Livestock; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the crops and livestock and the health of the workers, including slaves, 1864.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 13 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 13 spans the dates of November 16, 1864-February 20,...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Hammond, Johnny D.--Family
Johnny D. Hammond family farm; multiple views. Farm of 180 acres about eight and one half miles south of Monticello. Lawrence Co. Farmers Home Administration Supervisor James Carr assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Sharp, Joe--Family
Joe Sharp family farm; multiple views. Farm of 305 acres located just north of Silver Creek, MS. Joe Sharp is MSU alumnus. Lawrence Co. agent Marcus W. Peterson and Lawrence Co. supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration assisted with...
Mississippi artist Hope Carr (at podium) speaks before her reception. Seated behind Carr are Dean of MSU Libraries Frances Coleman (l) and President of the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Foundation Bob Bailey.