Holmes Co. (Miss.) ; Brock, H. V.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
H. V. Brock family farm; multiple views. Farm of 936 acres owned and 800 acres leased in the Hebron Community four miles southwest of Lexington, MS. Holmes Co. agent W. R. Sullivan assisted with selection of farm family.
Leroy Butts family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1025 acres located ten miles north of Vicksburg at Redwood, MS. Warren Co. Agricultural agent W. R. Lominick and Home Demonstration agent Mrs. Mamie L. Bright assisted with selection of farm family.
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.
Slavery; Slave trade; Slaveholders; Abolitionists; Christian literature; Artists; Annexation; Texas; Natchez (Miss.); Saint Louis (Mo.); New Orleans (La.); Mobile (Ala.)
Letter from an unidentified illustrator of Indians who is publishing a book, from Natchez, Mississippi, to his wife in Vermont, 1853. The writer criticizes the institution of slavery and believes that a civil war is the only hope of ending it. He...
Civil war; United States; Confederate Army; Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Agriculture; Livestock; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the crops and livestock and the health of the workers, including slaves, 1864.
Feemster family; Social classes; Motherhood; Infants; Slavery; African-Americans; Race relations; Barksdale, William, 1821-1863; Lowndes County (Miss.); Alexander Whitfield, 1827-1911
Letter, Loulie Feemster to her husband, Alex W. Feemster, in Selma, Alabama. She writes about staying with Hallie while her husband John was in Mobile. When John returned, he brought an orange for each of them. She tells him that she finally...
Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Clothing and dress; Confederate States of America; Money; Jewelry
Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her son, Emmett Ross, at Hazelwood. She is sending him, Mollie, and Elijah some shirts, socks, collars, and handkerchiefs. She tells him that she and Sissy were also able to get some clothes...
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.
Sharkey Co. (Miss.) ; Carter, J. R. (Jimmy Dick), Sr.--Family. ; Mississippi State University--Alumni and alumnae.;farm life--Mississippi.
J. R. (Jimmy Dick) Carter, Sr. family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1088 acres 640 of which are rented. J. R. Carter is MSU alumnus. Sharkey Co. agent Lewis Garrison and County assistant George Berry assisted with selection of farm family.
Clayton Rand pine tree (right), Literary Acres of the Chattanooga Audubon Society's Chapin Wildlife Sanctuary, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1949. In background is Cherokee Indian cabin, birthplace of Cherokee naturalist Spring Frog.
Ruble Cothran family farm; multiple views. Farm of 50 acres located southwest of Morgan City; 20 additional acres are rented for farming cotton. Leflore Co. Home Demonstration agent Mrs. Ethel Bowman assisted with selection of farm family.
Franklin Co. (Miss.) ; Cowart, Harvey L.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
Harvey L. Cowart family farm; multiple views. Farm of 574 acres located in eleven miles south of McCall Creek in the Independence Community. Franklin Co. Agricultural Agent John Cox assisted with selection of farm family.