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.
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.
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; 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...
Wood W. Speed family farm; multiple views. Farm of 878 acres located in the Leaf River Community about 8 miles east of Collins, MS. Covington Co. Extension staff assisted with selection of farm family.
Willard J. Yawn family farm; multiple views. Farm of 318 acres located six and a half miles north of Collins, MS. The Soil Conservation District Commissioners of Covington County assisted with selection of farm family.
Forestry--Mississippi--Stone County--Photographs.; Logging--Machinery--Mississippi--Stone County--Photographs.; Batson, B. C.--Photographs.
Demonstration of the First Tree Planting Machine on B. C. Batson timberland in Stone County (Miss.), five miles west of Wiggins. Bob Newton; T. F. Walton; H. H. Batson; John G. Guthrie; Otho Rowell, County Agent; Arnold and Buford Smith; Paul...