Tensas Parish (La.)--History.; Natchez (Miss.)--History.; Waterproof (La.)--History.; Saint Joseph (La.)--History.; Plantation life--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slavery--United States--History--19th century.; Levees--Louisiana.;...
Diary kept by plantation owner Zenas Preston from 1850-1853. Preston's plantation, Leftwich, was situated on Lake St. Peter in Tensas Parish, Louisiana, and Preston describes frequent trips to Waterproof, Saint Joseph, and Natchez via the...
Lowndes County Board of Police (Lowndes County, Miss.); Contracts--Mississippi--Lowndes County.; McGowa Creek (Lowndes County, Miss.); Bridges--Mississippi--Lowndes County.
Lowndes County Board of Police appointment of James Sykes, John M. Witherspoon, Thomas C. Billups and George N. Harris as Commissioners to oversee the completion of a bridge across McGower (McGowa) Creek, Lowndes County, Mississippi, 1865.
Stennis, John Cornelius, D-MS; Civil Rights; integration;
Senator Stennis questions the Secretary of the Army in regards to the use of paratroopers rather than military police units in Little Rock. Stennis then discusses with President Eisenhower the situation in Little Rock.
Senator Stennis discusses with a constituent the possibility of martial law being imposed in Mississippi. Stennis also notes a speech in which he discourages Mississippians from joining the Ku Klux Klan.