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    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 3, bank book, 1906 November 27.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Banks and...
    • The bank book of Anna Johnson, born a free person of color, contains a record of her account with The National Bank of Commerce of Natchez, Mississippi for November 27, 1906. Blank pages in the book were not scanned.
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 51, notebook, 1897 July-1900 June.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922--Finance, Personal.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; African...
    • The notebook of Anna Johnson records grocery expenses, building repair expenses, record of rental earnings received, money she received for music lessons, and daybook entries that record cotton picking and other plantation earnings. Entries date...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Most of the items belonged to Sarah Clifton, Terrell, the wife of Miles Terrell. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 19, diary, 1837-1841.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the years 1837-1841. The entries chiefly record the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 6, bank book, 1906 December-1907 July.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Richard M., born 1837., born 1837--Finance, Personal.; Banks and...
    • The bank book of Richard M. Johnson contains a record of his account with Britton & Koontz Bank dating from December 1906 to July 1907. The book also contains a printed list of calculations. Blank pages in the book were not scanned.
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 18, diary, 1837.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American plantation owners--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American businesspeople--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American...
    • The diary of William T. Johnson, a free man of color, records his daily activities for the year 1837. The entries primarily discuss the weather in Natchez, Mississippi, Johnson's business activities, family life, and news in the Natchez community....
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 37, ledger, 1858 March-1859 May.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Josephine, born 1849.; Miller, Octavia.; Horses--Mississippi--Natchez.; Farm...
    • The Johnson family ledger contains records of farming transactions with various business associates in Natchez, Mississippi between March 1858 and May 1859. The book was probably used by Josephine Johnson and Byron Johnson, free people of color and...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 45, notebook, 1867 October-1868 June.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Anna, 1841-1922--Finance, Personal.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Farm...
    • The notebook of Anna Johnson contains record of her daily business and household expenses between October 1867 and June 1868. Recorded expenses include corn, clothing, marketing, furniture, groceries, indigo, and fabric.

      The book itself is...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 31, diary, 1864-1874.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American teachers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Richard M., born 1837., born 1837.; Johnson,...
    • The diary of Kate Johnson, born a free person of color, contains entries dating from May 10, 1864 to June 21, 1874. The diary primarily details her reflections on life in the Johnson family household during the years of Civil War and...
    • Atala Chelette and family papers. Folder 01-03, 1880-1899.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • Primarily letters, and receipts belonging to Atala Chelette, Emanuel Chelette, Mary Athalie Joson, and other Chelette family members and business associates.

      Letters include a letter signed by Athalie Josin (1884), a letter to Manuel...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 38, notebook, 1844 July-1857 May.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American women--Mississippi--Natchez.; Home economics--Mississippi--Natchez.; Battles, Harriet, born approximately 1792.; Johnson, Ann Battles,...
    • The notebook contains lists, handwriting practice, accounts for Harriet Battles, and calculations. The book was sometimes used as a cash book and contains lists of household goods and clothing materials purchased. The notebook was probably used by...
    • Freedom papers of New Orleans (La.), 1832-1858.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American families--Louisiana--New...
    • This is an artificial collection comprised of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1832-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of...
    • William T. Johnson and family papers. Volume 39, notebook, 1846 October-1866 August.

    • Free African Americans--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American families--Mississippi--Natchez.; African American farmers--Mississippi--Natchez.; Agriculture--Mississippi--Natchez.; Home economics--Mississippi--Natchez.; Johnson, Byron, 1839-1872.;...
    • The notebook of Byron Johnson contains lists of expenses, several diary entries, handwriting practice, and calculations dating from October 1846 to August 1866. The lists of expenses primarily track money spent on horse upkeep, goods purchased for...
    • Dudley Turnbull and family papers. Volume 8, autograph book, 1941 May-June.

    • African American families--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American schools--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; African American high school students--Louisiana--Baton Rouge.; Autograph albums.; Turnbull, Dudley Gregory, 1925-1980.; Turnbull, Kenneth,...
    • Kenneth Turnbull's autograph book created during his senior year at McKinley High School. The book includes messages written by Dudley Turnbull Jr. and Juanita Hebert Turnbull to their son, as well as notes and poems from Bruce Turnbull and...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03b, 1906-1907.

    • Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Material consists of family letters, receipts, and tax receipts belonging to Sarah Clifton Terrell. Family letters are primarily those of Gloucester Terrell to his mother, Sarah Clifton Terrell, in which he reports news on the activities and health...

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