Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
File — Box 4257.009: , Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from L. A. Davis of Blaine, Kansas, to her niece Addie, about an accident Mr. Davis suffered while in Denver. She says that he was struck by an electric car that bruised him badly and that he will need a cane for some time as his knee was also injured. Davis also tells Addie about the chores she has as well as what kinds of crops they are growing and how good the harvest is.
File — Box 4257.007: , Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Letter from L. A. Harrison of Kingston Center, Ohio, to Clifton Stark of Mansfield, Ohio, telling about the price of Stark's old family farm and horses he has bred.
File — Box 4267.002: , Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This file contains a ledger with L. W. Goodman's account of annual farm expenses and income in Sulphur Springs, Indiana.
Scope and Contents The collection contains one photographic album from the studio of Samuel Boote of 27 photographs from the 1880s visually documenting the La Tigra cattle ranch located near Olavarría, Argentina. Photographs measure between 6½” x 8½” and 4¾” x 7” and do not include captions.
Dates: circa 1880s
File — Box 4257.008: , Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Letters to Lee Goff of Easton, Illinois, Ogilovie, Minnesota, and Eve, Kentucky, from friends and family giving general news of family and acquaintances and discussing work and farming.
File — Box 4267.004: , oversize-folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from Liverpool written by a representative of Alston, Finlay, and Company to Mazyck and Bell in Charleston. The letter discusses cotton and tobacco sales, and is written on the same paper as the company's list of "Prices Current of American Produce."
Dates: 1827 November
File — Box 4257.027: , Folder: 30
Scope and Contents Letter from Aunt Sarah to her niece with news about the family and how the drought was affecting all the crops, especially the raspberries, corn, beans, and potatoes. There is also a small newspaper clipping about the birrth of Mr. and Mrs. G. B Dunton's son.
Overview Letter asking for support of a petition to have October 26, 1985, declared "Mule Appreciation Day U.S.A."
Overview This collection contains seventy-one color slides depicting various stages of cotton production, taken by Marjorie L. Smith in and around Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama. Slides also show images of an African American church in Hayneville.
Dates: 1960 - 1965
Overview Ledgers documenting the farm inventory, taxes, profits and losses, as well as mortgages, title abstracts, and related documents
Overview Six receipts concerning Andrew Jackson's farm, Melton's Bluff, on the Tennessee River in Alabama.
Abstract This collection consists of a single receipt dated March 6, 1811 and signed by Newland and Wilcox, acknowledging payment of $3 by Hugh Lemasster for taxes owed for 1809 on a farm of 100 acres of second-rate land, 2 tiths, 3 slaves, and 7 horses.
Dates: 1811 March 6
Abstract The bylaws of this Perryville, Alabama, Grange organization. The collection also includes several chapters of a manuscript, written in the back of the book.
Overview Eighteen photographs depicting African American tobacco farmers near Petersburg, Virginia.
Dates: 1920 - 1960
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973
File — Box 4267.001: , Folder: 24
Scope and Contents This file contains two letters. One letter, dated November 11, 1857, is written to "dear brother," and discusses daily life and prices of plows, horses, and land. It is accompanied by an envelope addressed to S. H. Allard of Gallipolis, Ohio. The other letter, dated February 14, 1859, is also addressed to "dear brother," and concerns the sale and value of marble. The letter, which mentions Gallipolis and Portsmouth, is signed with the names S. H. Allard and W. H. Allard.
Dates: 1857, 1859
Overview Two letters written by farmers in Hayneville, Alabama, to Montgomery merchants T. J. Scott and Sons. The 1904 letters describe the sale of mules and ask for refunds from the company, which provided defective livestock.
Overview Letter from Tait to his son about the acquisition of land within what would become Alabama
Dates: 1819 January 15
The Federation's Future by Clifford Thorn, General Counsel for the American Farm Bureau Federation (Reprinted from The Country Gentleman), June 20, 1920
Dates: June 20, 1920
Abstract The collection contains diaries of an Alabama lawyer, planter, and legislator from Athens, Limestone County, Alabama. Included is a three-month diary from 1862, when Hobbs was Captain of Co. F., Ninth Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The diaries also cover his time as a legislator representing Limestone County, Alabama; his support for the railroads; and his work on the family plantation.
Twelfth Annual Address Delivered before the Mahoning County, Agricultural Society, by Hon. Elisha Whittlesey, at Canfield, Ohio, October, 1858 (Canfield: John M. Webb, Printer--Sentinel Office), 1858
File — Box 4257.001: , Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Letter written by Tyler M. Beach of Otto, New York, to his brother, Augustus Beach of Oppenheim, New York, in 1830, with updates on family, friends, and their farm.
Dates: 1830 April 30
Overview Letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.
Dates: circa 1835
Overview Letter from W.H. Allard to his brother concerning the sale and value of marble.and letter to S. H. Allard regarding plows, horses, and land.
Dates: 1857 - 1859
Collection — Box 2009001.018: 
Abstract This collection consists of ninety-seven photographs depicting flooded streets, and people engaged in various activities.
Dates: 1910 - 1939
Collection — Box 2009001.032: 
Abstract This collection consists of 213 photographs depicting scenes from various places, such as cities, farms, tourist attractions, and rivers in Ireland, Scotland, France, and New York.
Collection — Box 2009001.033: 
Overview This collection consists of thirteen photographs depicting scenes of harvesting hay, rifle shooting, and landscapes.
Collection — Box 2009001.031: 
Overview This collection consists of seven photographs depicting harvesting in Texas.
Collection — Box 2009001.026: 
Overview This collection consists of fifty-nine photographs depicting scenes in West Virginia.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Collection — Box 2009001.026: 
Overview This collection consists of twenty photographs depicting vegetables and flowers in Texas.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four black and white photographs depicting unidentifed women from Steward, Nevada engaged in daily life activities on a farm.
Dates: 1910 - 1919
Overview Papers of this Marengo County, Alabama, plantation family including correspondence, financial papers and business receipts, land sale documents, and Nathan Bryan Whitfield's presidential pardon.
File — Box 4257.004: , Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Letters from William Brown of Logansport, Indiana, to B. F. Brown in Piqua, Ohio, discussing crops and commerce in Logansport, and explains that he has had to fire the man sharing the house with him because of his drinking, and that B. F. should not be surprised if he hears of William getting married again because he needs a housekeeper.
Abstract The collection consists of six diaries for 1864, 1867, 1876, 1882, 1884, and 1887, and a photograph of Cooper, an attorney from Tuscumbia, Alabama. The diaries contain daily entries made by Cooper and, in his absence from home, his wife, and give a great deal of information about the community, his activities, and his family.
Overview Manuscript of Wood's "Historic Lowndes: an outline," a history of Lowndes County, Mississippi, which surveys early explorers, settlers, soldiers, politicians and prominent men of this eastern Mississippi county.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, 1861-1865, and other personal papers, as well as bills, receipts, and orders of this bakery in Mobile, Alabama, operated by Gavin Yuille (?-1849) and his sons John C. and Robert Lang Yuille (1822-?). Includes the loyalty oath taken by John C. Yuille in 1865.
Dates: 1827 - 1871