Yellow fever--Mississippi.; Diaries.; Dry Grove (Miss.)--History.; Williams family.
Small journal kept by John Calvin Williams during the yellow fever epidemic in Dry Grove, Mississippi, in 1878. According to the note pasted later into the front of the journal, Williams himself died of the fever on October 31, 1878.
Willard J. Yawn family farm; multiple views. Farm of 318 acres located six and a half miles north of Collins, MS. The Soil Conservation District Commissioners of Covington County assisted with selection of farm family.
Farm site: Dr. Etherly Place, 9 miles from Mounds Landing. Mrs. B. B. Payne standing in hole washed where barn had washed away during flood of 1927. In rear, B. B. Payne in hole washed under farm residence before it joined floating debris.
Starr, John W.; Starr, Caroline B.; Wise, Louis--Photographs.; Giles, William L. (William Lincoln), 1911-1997--Photographs.; John W. Starr Memorial Forest--Photographs.; Mississippi State University. Agricultural and Forestry Experiment...
Dedication of the John W. Starr National Forest, November 11, 1978. Dr. Louis Wise and Dr. William Giles, Mississippi State University President present a color print of the sign to Mrs. Caroline B. Starr.
Holmes Co. (Miss.); Waits, W. J.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
W. J. Waits family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1920 acres owned and 1,000 acres rented located about two and a half miles south of Goodman, MS on highway 51. Holmes Co. agent W. R. Sullivan assisted with selection of farm family.