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1 Title:   J.J. Little journal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Little, John Jacob, 1815-1886  
  Dates:   1860-1882  
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Journal was kept by Reverend J.J. Little in Harris Georgia. Most entries pertain to his crops, the weather, and church congregation. He also documents Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, as well as the secession of southern states from the union, the breakout and events of the Civil War, and his son's army career.
 
  Identifier:   ms4076  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Benjamin Franklin Hubert collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1915-1986  
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This collection consists of the correspondence, personal papers, speeches, agricultural material, financial and business documents of Benjamin Franklin Hubert during his 1926-1947 tenure as President of Georgia State College (later Savannah State College), an agricultural college for African Americans in Savannah, Georgia. Some additional documentation is included for Hubert's time as Director of Agriculture and Agriculture Extension at the South Carolina State College; no documentation is available for his time at the Tuskegee Institute, however. Photos, clippings, and ephemera related to the Hubert and the Log Cabin Center are included as well. The correspondence in the collection predominately composed of correspondence between Hubert and his various donors, who provided advice and suggestions for the direction and programs at the Log Cabin Center. Notable donors/supporters included are Eleanor Roosevelt, George Foster Peabody, and Caroline Hazard. There is also some detailed correspondence between Hubert and his sharecroppers, the African-American community, and staff at the college. Benjamin Hubert's personal papers consist of some certificates, Hubert's court cases, recommendations for Hubert, and essays/speeches (most of which concern the history of future of the African-American citizen). The agricultural materials mostly relate to Hubert's work regarding the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life and their farming goals for African-American citizens. The financial documents encompass insurance policies; bills from personal expenses, running the college, the Log Cabin Center; and expenses from Hubert's sharecroppers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2926  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Winters family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Winter family.  
  Dates:   1919-1925  
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This collection includes letters to Mrs. Mary Winters, most of which regards the death of her daughter Verna Jewel Winters Peace, and John Miles Monroe Winters' ledger for their peach farm in Bradley, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4338  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Mary Blount Bowen/Green papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Green, Mary Blount, 1896-1978  
  Dates:   1816-1984  
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This collection contains teaching materials, artifacts, records, and correspondence regarding Mary Blount Green, her husband John B. Green, and their son Ronald. It also contains correspondence and records of her parents, Charles and Alice Andrews, and other relatives in the Bowen and Lamar families.
 
  Identifier:   ms4047  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm (Jefferson, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1774-1969  
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This collection contains land grants, legal papers, farm records, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts documenting the history of the farm on which the Shields and Ethridge families ran from Colonial settlement through the 20th Century. Included are plats of the farm as it grew, photographs of daily operations, business receipts reflecting the changing times, and a variety of manuals and catalogs of farm implements as the farm became more mechanized. There are many identified photographs, mainly from the 1920s, recording family trips, farm operations, and portraits.
 
  Identifier:   ms4274  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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