Lincoln Co. (Miss.); Albritton, Joe W.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
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.
Curry family; Starkville (Miss.); Courtship; Bond, Sarah E. (Sallie), 1830-1902
Letter from widow Sallie E. Curry in Starkville, Mississippi, to the unidentified man in West Point, who wrote for her permission to write or visit. She tells him that he may visit because she doesn't approve of ladies corresponding with...
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; King, Susan Petigru, 1824-1875.; Charleston (S.C.)--History.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letter to "Lulu" (Martha Louisa Starr) from her uncle, George W. Williams, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1863. Williams mentions knowing the authoress Sue Petigru Bowen King. He also mentions meeting and shaking hands with Jefferson Davis.
Curry family; West Point (Miss.); Courtship; Bond, Sarah E. (Sallie), 1830-1902
Letter to widow Sallie E. Curry from an unidentified man in West Point, Mississippi, asking her permission to correspond with him or allow him to call on her, 1863. Sallie E. Curry married W.P. Bond in 1888.
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...
In 1908 Edison increased the playing time of the cylinders. From 1888-1902 the speed of the records varied so the record could fit the song, anywhere from 90-144rpm. After 1902 the speed was standardized at 160rpm. In 1908 Edison cylinders...
Fagot, Pierre Auguste Samuel; Fagot, Emilie Jourdain; Uncle Sam Plantation (La.); Steamboats; Grocery trade
Bill for a wartime shipment of grocery items on the steamboat J. A. Cotten for the 'Uncle Sam' plantation managed by Emilie Fagot, widow of Samuel Fagot, 1861. Groceries include candles, salt, and lard.