Georgia -- History -- 19th century -- Social conditions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains an unpublished autobiography by A. W. Owen and genealogical material on his family. The autobiography focuses on Owen's parentage, childhood, personal life, and teaching career. The genealogical material is a compilation of handwritten research on A. W. Owen, copies of censuses that contain his name, copies of letters he wrote, and excerpts from newspapers and books that mention him.
Dates: 1853-1984, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook and scrapbook fragments. Materials collected in the scrapbook include poetry, newspaper clippings, speeches, DeGive's Opera House programs, an 1885 edition of the Sunny South, and documentation about the life of Powell's father, Fielding Travis Powell. Of particular note are documents on Powell's advocacy of Confederate Monuments and the suffragist movement, two medicine recipes, and an image of the Georgia College of...
Dates: 1847-1962, undated
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
Scope and Content This collection contains transcriptions of diaries written by Marion Wesley Ray in which he wrote about his family and kept daily accounts in Bethlehem, Georgia. Also included are pieces of poetry written by Ray. Of particular note is the 1905 entry in which Ray describes the death of his mother, Sarah.