Small cotton in foreground received 300 pounds 16% acid phosphate per acre. Large plants in background received same amount of acid, plus 200 pounds of nitrate of soda. David Thibault, County Agent, Hazlehurst, Mississippi.
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...
Three stacks of corn for fertilizer experiment. Left = 150 lbs nitrate of soda, produced 44.6 bushels per acre. Center = no fertilizer, produced 37.1 bushels per acre. Right = 200 lbs of nitrate, produced 47.1 bushels per acre.