Amite Co. (Miss.); Dixon, D. M., Jr.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
D. M. Dixon, Jr. family farm; multiple views. Farm of 180 acres located eight miles northwest of Liberty, MS. Amite Co. Agricultural agent Elmer Edwards and Associate county agent John W. McKie 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.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Neshoba County (Miss.); Moore, R. B.--Family
R. B. Moore family farm; multiple views. Farm of 191 acres located about eight miles southwest of Philadelphia, MS. Neshoba Co. agent C. S. (Bill) Norton and Associate county agent Joe Fulton assisted with selection of farm family.
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 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. Melissa Mixon, conducted June 13, 2012, Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University. Dr. Mixon was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 2 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 2 spans the dates of April-September 1861.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Agriculture; New Orleans (La.); Fishing; Hinds County (Miss.); Women's clothing
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her father, Howell Hobbs, telling her about what he has planted in his garden. He mentions visiting New Orleans and eating oysters, and finishes with some local and family news. 1861.