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; Selma (Ala.); Railroad travel; Steamboats; Theft; Military chaplains; Civil war; United States; Southern Observer; Boardinghouses; Newspapers; Ransom, Lemuel Clark, 1831-1874; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, telling her that he arrived in Mobile and planned to stay in a hotel until he learned that a steamboat was available. He describes the wildlife he saw as they went up the...
Secession; Mississippi; Duck shooting; Children; Christmas; Hinds County (Miss.)
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her young brother, W. H. Hobbs, and her father, Howell Hobbs, near Jackson, Mississippi, 1861. The boy writes about Christmas firecrackers and food, as well as duck shooting. Howell Hobbs...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 1 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 1 spans the dates of 1837-1861.
Mississippi Poultry Association; Poultry; Poultry farms; Associations, institutions, etc.
Handbook from the Mississippi Poultry Association detailing the constitution, by-laws, and records of membership. Alphabetical membership list details the poultry breeds raised by members. Includes advertisements.
Madison Co. (Miss.); Hillebert, Harold G.--Family; Farm life--Mississippi
Harold G. Hillebert family farm; multiple views. Farm of 160 acres located about five miles southeast of Canton, MS on the Meeks Ferry Road. Harold Hillebert is MSU alumnus. Madison Co. agent Buddy Smith and Associate county agent Charles Boone...
Feemster family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Gaston family; Guineafowl; Chickens; Whooping cough; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Annie Gaston to her sister, Loulie Feemster, who has apparently joined Alex in Selma. She tells her sister not to expect a long letter because she lives ''in the back woods where I dont see nobody hardly.'' She writes about ducks and...