Feemster family; Gaston family; Breastfeeding; Furuncle; Traditional medicine; Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911; Lowndes County (Miss.)
Letter from Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, mainly regarding a boil on her breast, which makes it difficult to feed their baby, Mattie. The doctor recommended that she use ''Tansy poultice'' on it, but she...
Stennis, John Cornelius, D-MS; Hoover, John Edgar; F.B.I.; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Civil Rights;
Senator Stennis enters into a series of correspondences with a Mississippi Attorney and J. Edgar Hoover. This dialogue is calling into question the practices of agents in the Federal Bureau of Investigation.