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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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