Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Lawrence County (Miss.); Sharp, Joe--Family
Joe Sharp family farm; multiple views. Farm of 305 acres located just north of Silver Creek, MS. Joe Sharp is MSU alumnus. Lawrence Co. agent Marcus W. Peterson and Lawrence Co. supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration assisted with...
Agriculture--Mississippi--History; Neshoba County (Miss.); Moore, R. B.--Family
R. B. Moore family farm; multiple views. Farm of 191 acres located about eight miles southwest of Philadelphia, MS. Neshoba Co. agent C. S. (Bill) Norton and Associate county agent Joe Fulton assisted with selection of farm family.
Amite Co. (Miss.); Dixon, D. M., Jr.--Family; farm life--Mississippi
D. M. Dixon, Jr. family farm; multiple views. Farm of 180 acres located eight miles northwest of Liberty, MS. Amite Co. Agricultural agent Elmer Edwards and Associate county agent John W. McKie assisted with selection of farm family.
Attala Co. (Miss.); Therrell, Paul Houston--Family; farm life--Mississippi
Paul Houston Therrell family farm; multiple views. Farm of 110 acres owned and 60 acres rented about three miles southeast of Kosciusko, MS. Attala Co. agent Frank Buchanan and Associate county agent Billy Walton assisted with selection of farm...
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.; Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914.; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.; Weaver, James B. (James Baird), 1833-1912.; Populist Party (U. S.); Elections--United States--1892.; Willard, Frances E. (Frances...
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, Willie R. Hollingsworth, in Chicago, Illinois, regarding politics and his support of Grover Cleveland over the Republican (Benjamin Harrison) and Populist (James Weaver) party candidates.
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.
Olin Spell family farm; multiple views. Farm of 204 acres located in the Salem Community of Covington Co. Soil Conservation District Commissioners Ralph Herrin, Wilton Rogers, Alonzo Warren, Joe Miller and H. A. Crawford assisted with selection of...
Elections--United States--1896.; Gold standard--History.; Bimetallism--United States--History.; Saint Francisville (La.); Foster, Murphy J. (Murphy James), 1849-1921.; Wit and humor.; Plays on words.; Medicine--Humor.
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, George H. Douglas, in Morgan City, Louisiana. Douglas mentions being a "silver bug," a reference to the 1896 political debate over the gold standard versus "Free Silver."
Feemster family; Poetry; Religious poetry; Grief; Death
Poem dedicated to Loulie Feemster by Martha A. Feemster at Ridgeway, sympathizing in the loss of her young son, Henry, and assuring her friend that he is happy in heaven. ''Original poem on death of little Henry'' is written on the reverse. 1862.
Feemster family; Selma (Ala.); Slavery; Civil war; United States; Boardinghouses; Religion; Hymns; Infant baptism; Slavery; African-Americans; Revivals; Freemasons; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Alex W. Feemster in Selma, Alabama, to his wife, Loulie Feemster, addressing the issue of her joining him in Selma. He suggests again that her father might loan her the money, and that he might prefer to use Confederate money. He also...