Sunflower Co. (Miss.) ; Baird, George E., Jr.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
George E. Baird, Jr. family farm; multiple views. Farm of 820 acres two and a half miles northwest of Inverness, MS just off highway 49 west. Sunflower Co. Agricultural agent Cecil Black and Assistant county agent Carl Robinson assisted with...
Copiah Co. (Miss.) ; Barlow, Frank D.--Family. ; Legislators--Mississippi.;farm life--Mississippi.
Frank D. Barlow family farm; multiple views. Farm of 1675 acres on highway 51 three miles south of Crystal Springs in Copiah Co. Frank Barlow is MSU alumnus. Copiah Co. agent E. E. Randle and Home Demonstration agent Mrs. Genevieve Harris assisted...
Humphreys Co. (Miss.) ; Bearden, R. D. (Dillard)--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
R. D. (Dillard) Bearden family farm; multiple views. Farm of 455 acres owned and 800 acres rented on highway 49 west, about two miles southeast of Isola, MS. Humphreys Co. Agricultural agent Elmo Hill assisted with selection of farm family.
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.
Montgomery Co. (Miss.) ; Branch, Sidney (Sid)--Family. ; Mississippi State University--Alumni and alumnae.;farm life--Mississippi.
Sidney (Sid) Branch family farm; multiple views. Farm of 420 acres just east of Winona. Sidney Branch is MSU alumnus. Montgomery Co. agent John Killebrew and Home Demonstration agent Miss Flossie Tate assisted with selection farm family.
Walthall Co, (Miss.) ; Bullock, George Wilson--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
George Wilson Bullock family farm; multiple views. Farm of 164 acres located nine miles north of Tylertown, MS. Walthall Co. agent Sam Dyar and Associate Home agent Miss Jane Reese assisted with selection of farm family.
Civil war; United States; Women's clothing; Education; La Grange (Tenn.); Webb, Matilda Ann, 1832-1913
Letter from Sophie Boyd Hays in La Grange, Tennessee, to ''Lit'' (Matilda A. Boyd Webb), mentioning the likely secession of Virginia and regretting that young men are leaving school to sign up for the army, 1861. She also discusses dressmaking and...
Civil war; United States; Teachers; Education; Union City (Tenn.); La Grange (Tenn.); Oxford (Miss.); Webb, Matilda Ann, 1832-1913
Letter to ''Lit'' (Matilda Ann Boyd Webb) from her cousin, Mattie A. Boyd, and Sophie Boyd Hays. Mattie is visiting Sophie, her school term in Oxford having just ended. Mattie writes that most of the young men are gone from town, and that...
Civil war; United States; Agriculture; Green, Anna, 1804-1886; Moore's Bayou (Quitman Co., Miss.); Tunica County (Miss.)
Letter from Matilda Patterson from Moor's Byue (Moore's Bayou), Tunica County, later Quitman County, Mississippi to her sister Anna Green, relating family and local news, and praising the soldiers fighting in the war. She mentions that son Joseph...
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...