History, United States, State & Local, South (Al, Ar, Fl, Ga, Ky, La, Ms, Nc, Sc, Tn, Va, Wv)
1964 was the height of the Civil Rights and Wrongs Movement, and America was in turmoil. I was eight years old and visiting the town of Philadelphia, Mississippi for a family reunion. This story is about something I have remembered from that time, ...
Adventures of a Tennessee Farm Girl by Muriel Franks Bradley
As anyone who has spent time living on a working farm can attest to, it’s a world you can’t understand unless you live it. Imagine a rural farm in Tennessee at the turn of the nineteenth to twentieth century — no tractors, running water or ...
Governor John Milton, King Cotton, and Rebel Florida 1860-1865 by John Adams
John Milton—a true son of the South— endeavored to find ways in which to keep Florida relevant to the Confederate cause. Under Milton, Florida was a key contributor of supplies for the Confederate Army. supplies. By pledging men, beef, and salt ...