Correspondence; Fathers; Mothers; Campaigns & battles; Civil Wars; War
Letter from Mary Guthrie Latta to her husband, Samuel R. Latta, dated August 19, 1861. Although she has hoped that Samuel Latta's unit would be ordered into retreat in Tennessee, they have instead been ordered to New Madrid, Missouri.
Motion pictures; Dating (Social custom); Couples; Ticket offices
Cover lithograph shows a gentleman trying to encourage his lady friend to go with him to the 5 cent moving pictures. She stands with her back to him in an unhappy pose. The ticket booth is between them.
Western State Hospital Occupational Therapy Unit's booth at the West Tennessee District Fair. The booth shows a number of craft items including applique quilts, furniture, wall hangings, lamps, baskets, and brooms.