Homefront; Communication; Gossip; Man-woman relationships; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects;
In this letter Lucy writes about her desire to know more of Chicopee, MA gossip; explains the lack of eligible men in the area due to the outbreak of the Civil War; and the effects of the Civil War in general upon Mississippi
Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986; Advertising, Political; Civil rights; Communism; King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968;
Sixty-second 1966 television campaign commercial for U.S. Senator James O. Eastland entitled "Who Says Defeat Eastland.' Eastland discusses statements by Phil Lipanski and Martin Luther King Jr. opposing his reelection.
Slavery; Slaves; Child rearing; Southern States -- Identity; Plantation life; Gerdine, Thomas Cobb;
Roxana writes of her baby Tom Cobb Gerdine; Tom's nurse (slave) and the differences between ""northern"" and ""southern"" children; their sister Lucy Chapin (who came to teach at the Lucy Cobb Institute in January 1859; William L.C. Gerdine's...
Inheritance and succession; Assets (Accounting); Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
In this letter Roxana discusses family business matters; she responds to the family's question regarding how much she spent on Lucy's doctors and burial; division of assets; their ""Mother""(step-mother Sarah); mentions how the South was not...