James T. Carlisle Family Papers
The digital collection for the James T. Carlisle Family Papers have selected digitized materials from the physical collection. Family papers of James T. Carlisle (1925-2003) contain materials documenting his life, including school records and letters of recommendation (1933-1943), and World War II letters from Air Force training camps in the United States and from Germany, including letters as a prisoner of war. Also included are materials documenting the teaching career of his mother, Annie Mae House Carlisle (1885-1927) in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, schools (1909-1912) and letters from her to her husband James Walter Carlisle and parents Thomas Allen House and Mary Alice Gordon House (1909-1925). Materials concerning Thomas Allen and Mary House include personal letters and business records (1909-1952). Other materials are House family obituaries and clippings, obituaries of friends and newspaper articles (1898-1953).
Miscellaneous materials include the Minutes of the Chickasaw County Baptist Association (1940), agricultural conservation materials (1947), and a publication of the National Surgical Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, undated and a map. Photographic materials include House family photos and scanned images of the James Carlisle World War II letters. Materials are photocopies of originals loaned for reproduction.
Aubrey House Planting Corn
Aubrey House planting corn, 17 March 1931.
Aubrey House at T. A. House home, Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
Hand-Collected Hay Piles in Front of the Tom House Home
Tom House homeplace, Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
House Family and Friends
House family members and friends pose on a farm fence in Chickasaw County. Left to right: Annie Smith, Elija House, ?, Clifton House, ?.
House Men Front
House men (probably) with wagon on House farm (front view), Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
House Men Side
House men (probably) with wagons on House farm (side view), gathering hay previously piled up by hand. Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
Extended House Family Picnic
House family picnic.
Midway School Picture
School, possibly Midway School, in Chickasaw County, circa 1910. Annie Mae House in front, left end.
Check to T. A. House drawn on Chickasaw County Bank, Houston, Mississippi, July 24, 1909.