Historic Reference

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Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt

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Vintage 1901 Paupers Grave Pest House Disease Victim Greenwood MS Receipt

$95.00

Leflore County, MS accounting bill dated March 1, 1901 for the burial of one anonymous pauper who died in a community pest house ($2.50 grave digging). The term is used for buildings designed to quarantine and...
Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter

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Antique 1890 Runaway Sharecropper African American Man Whipped MS Delta Letter

$595.00

While the men in question, Sam and Sid, were by Lincoln’s order of abolition two full generations removed from slavery, they are very much treated here as though owned.   Joseph J. McNeill Jr (sp)...
1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo 1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo

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1890s Grand Lake Michigan Provision Sail Boat Grocery Store Photo

$750.00

Government Island (part of the Les Cheneaux Islands in now Hiawatha National Forest) was owned and operated as a quarry by the federal government for much of the late 19th century, used in the construction...
1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card 1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card

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1920s Union Strike Anti Scab Factory Labor Propaganda Card

$95.00

They don’t even want a scab in h—-!  Measures 3 x 4.25”, it has lived a life. Condition shows wallet creases, edge tear, toning and stain bottom left. Rare to have been saved at all. ...
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