Smith Co. (Miss.) ; Gilbert, O.T.--Family.;farm life--Mississippi.
O. T. Gilbert family farm; multiple views. Farm of 500 acres located midway between Mize and Taylorsville, MS on highway 20 in Smith Co. The Norris Community Club of Scott County assisted with the selection of farm family.
Shaw family; Copiah County (Miss.); Measles; Diseases; Corinth (Miss.); Gunboats; Manchac (La.); Brookhaven (Miss.); Natchez (Miss.); Lawrence County (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Agriculture
Letter, Albert Shaw to his mother, Mary Shaw, telling her that his health has not improved and that his wife, Almerinda (''Rinnie''), has the measles. He thinks that the measles were carried by sick soldiers from Corinth, Mississippi. Yankee...
Secession; Mississippi; Godey's lady's book and magazine; Weather; Hinds County (Miss.); Telegraph
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her father, Howell Hobbs, relating family news and discussing the ongoing session of Mississippi's Convention, 1861. He describes hard times where business and money are concerned. He tells her...
Plantations; Plantation overseers; Choctaw Agency (Oktibbeha County, Miss.); Cattle; Swine; Agriculture; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses; Spinning; Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Letter from plantation manager A. B. Parks in Choctaw Agency, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice, reporting that he slaughtered some hogs and is sending her some meat and produce. He also writes about cattle and spinning. 1864.