Sykes family; Sykes, James William, 1810-1885; Slavery; African-Americans; Forkland (Ala.); Malone, Samuel Booth (1804-1863)
Letter from Alfred Y. Glover in Forkland, Alabama, to James Sykes in Columbus, Mississippi, requesting that he make a decision about a slave girl named Tildy-Ann, who belongs to one of Dr. Sam B. Malone's minor heirs. James Sykes is the agent for...
Slavery; Lynching; Hanging; Secession; Christmas; Mississippi; Hinds County (Miss.)
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her cousin, N. H. Boyd, in Jackson, Mississippi, regarding Christmas happenings and other family news. Boyd mentions a postponed hanging of two slaves, one for killing an overseer and one for...
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.
Jefferson Davis Co. (Miss.) ; Hatton, Clyde--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
Clyde Hatton family farm; multiple views. Farm of 76 acres owned and 100 acres rented in the Ebenezer Community four miles south of Bassfield on Highway 35. Jefferson Davis Co. Extension staff assisted with selection of farm family.