Sometime between Reconstruction, this episode of MTV: True Life, and the hundred-thousandth wedding held on a plantation in South Carolina, the term Southern Belle became just another friendly identifier to put in your Twitter bio, a throwaway regional label no weightier than Cali Surfer Dude. But the difference between SoCal pride and honoring your Southern gentility is that the latter celebrates the ugliest stain in America's history.
The "Southern Belle" Is a Racist Fiction
Secret code in a cofederate's diary. He also said, "I hope the south will [lose] her last man and woman rather than suffer a northern negro Government..."
Civil War Officer's Secret Diary Entries Decoded
Mrs Ed Zinn Lovely in Velvet Jacket Gingham Hoopskirt Fine Bonnet by Lochman'S | eBay. Medium-sized purse
photo and article about Selina Gray, Robt. E. Lee's house slave
Drawers from January 1863 Peterson?
Buses, Line Drawings, Acw Sew, Civil War, Magazines, Drawers, 1863, Sewing Patterns
Cambric - Gone with the Wind | Fabrics.net Fabrics.net
Thomas BROOKS The Sister’s Grave
LARGE SIZE PAINTINGS: Thomas BROOKS The Sister’s Grave
A treatise on the art of boiling sugar, crystallizing, lozenge-making ... - Henry Weatherley, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) - Google Books
Food Histori, Post Coloni, Histor Cookbook
Maine nurse at Benton's Barracks. Discusses plight of freedwomen working as nurses.
Memoir of Emily Elizabeth Parsons
CIVIL WAR CDV YOUNG LADY BY A P BAILEY OF SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA
Front-closing Ballgown ca. 1865. "The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline," says Europeana blog about photo (by Christa Losta), from the Vienna Museum. (couldn't find the original photo at the Wein Museum)
Straw, Dress Victorian
In the Swan's Shadow: Woman's ballgown bodice, 1860s Front closing
Acw Dress, Dress Exampl, War Dress, Swan Shadow
In the Swan's Shadow: Woman's ballgown bodice, 1860s
African Muslims in Antebellum America: Transatlantic Stories and Spiritual Struggles: Allan D. Austin: 9780415912709: Amazon.com: Books
Biography of Yarrow Mamout and his descendants. Fascinating.
Yarrow Mamout, Mid19Th Centuri