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Howard W. Newman speech "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer"

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS873f
Scope and Content The collection contains a handwritten version and a typed copy of a speech titled "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer," which Howard W. Newman presented at a meeting of the Georgia State Agricultural Society in Waycross, Georgia, in 1888. In the speech, Newman humorously describes the inhabitants of North Georgia through personal anecdotes. The printed copy of the speech indicates that the audience applauded throughout.
Dates: 1888, undated

James Hope Tigner radio transcript

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS939f
Scope and Content This collection contains a transcript of a speech delivered by James Hope Tigner for the National Fertilizer Association and the Atlanta Journal. It was an installment in a series called the "Radio Farm Short Program," and details Tigner's advice for cotton farmers in Georgia. The speech contains information on cotton staple length as well as annual production of cotton bales versus annual consumption in the state.
Dates: 1930

Wiley Albert Cash papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1216
Scope and Contents This collection documents Wiley A. Cash’s finances, state records, legal contracts, and family correspondence. Financial records include household and business expenses, especially with Evens Implement Company, Wofford Oil Company, and C.P. Suber General Merchandise; legal records include documentation about a family dispute about estate inheritance and a land contract with neighbor George McIntosh. The collection also contains a genealogy of the Cash family and a 1928 Emory University...
Dates: 1899-1978, undated