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Winters family papers

Winters family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Winters family papers
Creator: Winter family.
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1925
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (2 folders)
Collection Number: ms4338
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Miles Monroe Winters and Mary Winters operated a peach farm in Bradley, Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century until John's death in 1926. One of their daughters, Vera Jewel Winters Peace, graduated from the State Normal School in Athens, Georgia in 1920 and went on to teach in Alabama before suddenly dying of dehydration from morning sickness in 1924.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Winter Peace family papers, ms4338, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agriculture -- Georgia.
Bradley, (Ga.)
Condolence notes -- Georgia.
Farm supplies -- Georgia.
Farms -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Agriculture -- Farms and farming.
Ledgers (account books)
Winters, John Miles Monroe, 1849-1926
Winters, Mary, 1874-1961
Winters, Verna Jewel, 1899-1924

Related Collections in this Repository

Related matierals in this repository: Verna Jewel Winters (State Normal School) papers, UA00-023.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1924