Gale Carr Archival Papers

Authors

James Gale Carr

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Description

This is a three part handwritten letter from Gale Carr to his wife, Florence. The first letter describes various aspects of his job as a dairy production manager at the Shelby County Penal Farm, the poor health of the cattle herd, and the good relationship he has developed with the guards as well as the prisoners who work for him. The second part discusses the progress being made on building the poultry farm, the poverty in the community surrounding the Shelby County Penal Farm, and the prisoners working with him. The third part discusses the health of the cattle herd at Shelby County Penal Farm, his personal health, and business affairs concerning the family farm in Missouri.

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Publication Date

11-18-1931

Time Period

1930-1939

Geographic Location

Tennessee

Object Type

text

Format (original)

correspondence: 5 p.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_650_1931-11-21-unclear-date_Letter-to-Florence-Carr

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, The Gale Carr Papers, Box 1, Folder 3

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Handwritten Letter, Gale Carr to Florence Carr, November 18, 1931

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