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.
Physicians; Sandersville (Ga.); Washington County (Ga.); Dysentery; Typhoid fever; Housing; Agriculture; Lenoir, William T., 1811-1860; Buchanan, James, 1791-1868; Walker, Robert, 1801-1869
Letter from James R. Smith in Sandersville, Georgia, to his nephew, William T. Lenoir in Monroe County, Mississippi, regarding his medical practice, the health of people in his area, aging, and people's dissatisfaction with President Buchanan's...
Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Marriage; Confederate States of America; Money; Clothing and dress
Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her husband, James Ross, in Clinton, Louisiana. She tells him that she is sending him two collars by Nathaniel Magruder. She asks if she can get Sissy a pair of shoes, explaining that their...
The Harmony was manufactured with a larger-than-normal spindle. It was sold cheap or given away in a ploy to force owners to buy special records to fit the machine. No other company manufactured these records, which had a larger hole.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 13 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 13 spans the dates of November 16, 1864-February 20,...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Hinds County (Miss.); Wells, H. Frank--Family.
H. Frank Wells family farm; multiple views. Farm of 300 acres located about ten miles southwest of Raymond, MS. Agricultural Director at Hinds Junior College Jack Treloar, assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Issaquena County (Miss.); Porter, G.C.--Family.
G. C. Porter family farm; multiple views. Farm of 70 acres located about 23 miles south of Rolling Fork, near Valley Park. Issaquena Co. agent Bill Flemming, Assistant county agent George Berry, Home Demonstration agent Mary Harpole assisted with...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Hammond, Johnny D.--Family.
Johnny D. Hammond family farm; multiple views. Farm of 180 acres about eight and one half miles south of Monticello. Lawrence Co. Farmers Home Administration Supervisor James Carr assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lincoln County (Miss.); Clark, C.L.--Family.
C. L. (Buddy) Clark family farm; multiple views. Farm of 234 acres located three miles south of Bogue Chitto or one mile south of Norfield, MS. Lincoln County Agricultural agent Travis Tadlock and his staff assisted with selection of farm family.
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Neshoba County (Miss.); Moore, R.B.--Family.
R. B. Moore family farm; multiple views. Farm of 191 acres located about eight miles southwest of Philadelphia, MS. Neshoba Co. agent C. S. (Bill) Norton and Associate county agent Joe Fulton assisted with selection of farm family.