Newton Co. (Miss.) ; Williams, John Harvey--Family.;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 C. P. (Price) Miller assisted with selection of farm family.
Mack T. Blackwood family farm; multiple views. Farm of 493 acres at Drew, MS. Sunflower Co. agent Cecil Black, Assistant county agent Carl Robinson, and Associate county agent Joe Beckham assisted with selection of farm family.
Joe Bowman family farm; multiple views. Farm of 151 acres in the Union Community two and a half miles north of Tylertown, MS on highway 27. Walthall Co. agent Ansel Estess and Associate county agent Sam Dyar assisted with selection of farm family.
Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Religion; Furloughs; Civil war; United States; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster. He writes that he saw the Royal Arch degree (a Masonic rank) conferred. He assures her that ''it is not in me to love a dollar'' and refers to ''The Widow Bedott'' stories...
Feemster family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Religion; Civil war; United States; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics; Stainback, George Tucker, 1829-1902; Feemster, Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Letter, Loulie Feemster at Bigbee Bottom, Mississippi, to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama, opening with religious reflections. She tells him that the church is raising money for maimed soldiers. She writes about clothing, hats...
Business; Gins; Civil war; United States; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 14th. Company K
Letter from Charles H. Abert to W. A. Blanchard, regarding the non-receipt of a gin band and other business matters. He writes that the war has begun in Charleston, and that his son, George Abert, has gone to Columbus to join the 'Rifle Company'...
Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), is very ill with ''billious cholic.'' Their son, Clarence, has recovered from his toothache. He mentions making shoes for the negroes. There was a...
Charles V. Carter family farm; multiple views. Farm of 93 acres located in the Mesa Community about seven miles west of Tylertown. Walthall Co. agent Ansel Estess and Assistant county agent Earl Duckworth assisted with selection of farm family.
Elections--United States--1896.; Gold standard--History.; Bimetallism--United States--History.; Saint Francisville (La.); Foster, Murphy J. (Murphy James), 1849-1921.; Wit and humor.; Plays on words.; Medicine--Humor.
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, George H. Douglas, in Morgan City, Louisiana. Douglas mentions being a "silver bug," a reference to the 1896 political debate over the gold standard versus "Free Silver."