Shaw Homestead – Resources
For additional information about the Piney Woods region and homestead life in southern Mississippi, we recommend the following books and websites:
Black, Patti Carr. Mississippi Piney Woods: A Photographic Study of Folk Architecture. Jackson, MS: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1976.
CHARM Digital Collections, digital.library.msstate.edu/collections/index.php
Cooper Postcard Collection, mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/cooper
Crosby Arboretum, www.crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu
Hancock County Historical Society, www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com
Hickman, Nollie W. Mississippi Harvest: Lumbering in the Longleaf Pine Belt, 1840-1915. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1962.
Howe, Tony. “Growth of the Lumber Industry, (1840 to 1930).” Mississippi History Now. May 2001. mshistory.k12.ms.us/articles/171/growth-of-the-lumber-industry-1840-to-1930
Ledwith, Nettie Herrington. Growing Up in the Piney Woods of South Mississippi. Daytona Beach, FL: Hall Publishing Company, 1984.
Mettler, John J. Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game. Pownal, VT: Storey Communications Inc, 1986.
Mississippi Rails: Mississippi’s Railroad History & Heritage, www.msrailroads.com/MS.htm
Nation, Allan. The Moving Feast: A Cultural History of Heritage Foods in Southeast Mississippi. Ridgeland, MS: Green Park Press, 2010.
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