Men's clothing; Mississippi State University (Starkville, Miss.); Farmers; Corn; Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (Starkville, Miss.); YMCA building (Mississippi State University); Buildings
An group of corn producers in front of the YMCA building (later the Post Office) on the campus of Mississippi State University. Sign reads 'Welcome 100 Bushel Corn Producers'.
Tensas Parish (La.)--History.; Natchez (Miss.)--History.; Waterproof (La.)--History.; Saint Joseph (La.)--History.; Plantation life--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--United States--History--19th century.; Levees--Louisiana.;...
Diary kept by plantation owner Zenas Preston from 1850-1853. Preston's plantation, Leftwich, was situated on Lake St. Peter in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, and Preston describes frequent trips to Waterproof, Saint Joseph, and Natchez via the...
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation; Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service; Farmers; African-Americans; Corn; Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College
Correspondence between Mose S. Shaw and Boswell Stevens about the 1951 ''Negro Farm and Home Week'' at Alcorn A&M College, as well as an itinerary and list of Negro farmers who produced 100 bushels or more of corn per acre..
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...
Sykes family; Winona (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Slavery; African-Americans; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Confederate States of America; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885
Letter from William Sykes in Winona, Mississippi, to James Sykes, bemoaning the reelection of Abraham Lincoln, the end of his hopes for peace, and the impoverished and demoralized state of the Confederacy. He mentions the murder of a Captain...
Newton Co. (Miss.); Williams, John Harvey--Family; African-Americans--Mississippi--Newton County--Photographs; farm life--Mississippi
John Harvey Williams family farm; multiple views. Farm of 125 acres owned and 80 acres rented in the Sweet Water Community. Newton Co. Agricultural agent Price Miller assisted with selection of farm family.
Attala Co. (Miss.); Aldy, Henry W.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
Henry W. Aldy family farm; multiple views. Farm of 162 and one half owned acres and 808 rented acres in Harmonia Community five miles south of Sallis in Attala Co. The Attala County Extension Service staff assisted with selection of farm family.
Leigh Briscoe Allen family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1920 acres in Claiborne Co. is owned jointly by Leigh Briscoe, his brother, James, and his father. Claiborne Co. agent E. C. Newman assisted in the selection of the farm family.
Mississippi State University; Mississippi State University--History; Mississippi State University--Employees; Mississippi State University. Extension Service; Agriculture; Agriculture--Research; Interviews; Agricultural extension workers;...
Oral history; interview with Dr. Hunter Andrews, conducted May 14, 2012, Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University. Dr. Andrews was born in 1932 in Starkville, Mississippi. He is a retired Mississippi State Agronomist and Seed...
Hinds Co. (Miss.); Angelo, L. F. (Lawrence)--Family; farm life--Mississippi.
L. F. Angelo family farm; multiple views. Farm of 375 acres owned and 355 in partnership with Mrs. Ola B. Williams located in Edwards, MS. Hinds Co. Agricultural agent Graham Hales assisted with selection of farm family.
Copiah Co. (Miss.); Armstrong, Paul D.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
Paul D. Armstrong family farm; multiple views. Farm of 450 acres four miles northeast of Crystal Springs on the Barnes Road. Copiah Co. Agricultural agent E. E. Randle assisted with selection of farm family.
Scott Co. (Miss.); Armstrong, R. O. (Jack)--Family; farm life--Mississippi
R. O. (Jack) Armstrong family farm; multiple views. Farm of 573 acres in the Forkville Community. Scott Co. agent W. R. Cain and Home Demonstration agent Mrs. Judith Gatewood assisted with selection of farm family.