Civil Wars; War; Slaves; Agriculture; Political issues; Cities & towns
Excerpts from the Robert H. Cartmell Diaries. They contain full commentaries on the nature of his farm operation, the weather, and the fluctuations of the cotton market. They contain thoughtful comments on politics and candidates for office and...
Correspondence; Children; Families; Civil Wars; War
Correspondence from John G. Latta to his brother, Samuel R. Latta. The four-page letter mentions John G. Latta's intention to move home to Tennessee. It also mentions that Southern sympathizers are being targeted in New England.
Certificate to Nashville Banner from Nashville Rotary Club for the first subscription made to the York Farm Fund. The Banner had the honor of "starting the ball rolling" with the donation of $50. Subsequently nearly every Banner employee made an...
Nutrition; Education; Health; Food; Children; School children; Classrooms; Teachers
A young girl learns the basics of a healthy breakfast with the help of a teacher. The blackboard reads, ""Menu for breakfast, Oatmeal and cream, Egg on toast, Milk, Baked apple."" The young girl is wearing a dress but no shoes.