Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Boardinghouses; Teaching; Slavery; African-Americans; Race relations; Racism; Clothing and dress; Religion; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster, Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, explaining that it is impossible for her to join him in Selma because they can't afford it, and that there is no chance of her finding a little school to teach in. He suggests...
Slavery; African-Americans; Plantations; Plantation overseers; Traditional medicine; Agriculture; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Letter from Rice plantation manager A. B. Parks in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, regarding the state of the slaves and crops. A slave named Mariah had 'convulsion fits' and was bled by the doctor until...
Simpson Co. (Miss.); Hughes, John W.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
John W. Hughes family farm; multiple views. Farm of 474 acres in Simpson Co. Simpson Co. agent Milton Edwards, and John Childress, Simpson Co. Soil Conservation Aide in the Soil Conservation Service assisted with selection of farm family.
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 10 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 10 spans the dates of January 1-May 31, 1864.