Bill Arp on the Negro, Lynching, & the North – Bill Arp 7/7/1892
Bill Arp on the Negro, Lynching, & the North – Bill Arp 7/7/1892 As this is a president year, I was expecting that Northern politicians would raise the usual rumpus about the way theSouth is treating the negro. We have gotten used to that and have […]
Thoughts on Judge Longstreet, Oxford University, Dr. Candler, etc – Bill Arp, 5/26/1892
Thoughts on Judge Longstreet, Oxford University, Dr. Candler, etc – Bill Arp, 5/26/1892 The times change and we change with them; we change in customs and manner and dress, but there is no changein the eternal principles of truth and justice and love and charity and […]
Some Opinions of Uncle Silas – Will A. Jordan, 1908
Some Opinions of Uncle Silas – Will A. Jordan, 1908 I bin settin hear talkin’ to MandyAll bout dem good ole timesWhen dar want no nigger colligesAn dat want no nameless crimesWhen ole Marster gin us rashunsAn ole -Mistress gin us close,An de happy niggers sung […]
Our Brother in Black – John C. Boal, 5/19/1902
Our Brother in Black – John C. Boal, 5/19/1902 Your article entitled “The Cigar Store Indian” has reached the columns of my family paper, the Leechburg Advance,and I want your good Southern, manly hand for a thousand shakes thereof, just to show my hearty, whole-souledappreciation of […]
The Negro a Different Kind of Flesh – A.S. Hopkins, 6/18/1909
The Negro a Different Kind of Flesh – A.S. Hopkins, 6/18/1909 The Apostle Paul said, “All flesh it not the same flesh; but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beast,another of fishes and another of birds.” I Corinthians 15:39. Paul who […]
Photos of James K. Vardaman Photos of the former Governor of Mississippi James K. Vardaman (Click to enlarge photos) James K. Vardaman with William Jennings Bryant, unknown year James K. Vardaman with Son and Granddaughter, unknown year James K. Vardaman along with his Son who is […]
Thoughts on the Negro Question – James K. Vardaman, 2/7/1904
Thoughts on the Negro Question – James K. Vardaman, 2/7/1904 The race question is one of the most serious problems which confront the civilization, of the present century. The entirerepublic is interested in it; but the South, where the nigger lives in such large numbers, is […]
Thoughts on Divorce Reform and the Advocacy of Such by Ingersoll Lockwood – Bill Arp 12/3/1891
Thoughts on Divorce Reform and the Advocacy of Such by Ingersoll Lockwood – Bill Arp 12/3/1891 “Is marriage a failure?” We see that question going around and being discussed. If I knew what particular marriage theyare talking about maybe I could answer. I know several that […]
Thoughts on Reunions & Recollections of the War – Bill Arp, 8/27/1891
Thoughts on Reunions, War Pensions & Recollections of the War – Bill Arp, 8/27/1891 It was good to be there. Twenty years ago a reunion of the soldier boys was a lively gathering. They greeted one anotherwith loud hilarity. They stepped around with a double quick […]
Thoughts on the Rich and the Poor – Bill Arp, (8/21/1891)
Thoughts on the Rich and the Poor – Bill Arp, (8/21/1891) “Qin fit Macenas” is nearly all the Latin I remember. It is the begining of an ode that Horace wrote nearly two thousandyears ago. He was ruminating over the dissatisfaction of mankind with their lot, […]
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