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The War Ended: The New Life Begins
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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964;. The War Ended: The New Life Begins - Page 1. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/1632/show/1620.

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Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964;. The War Ended: The New Life Begins - Page 1. Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll33/item/1632/show/1620

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Title The War Ended: The New Life Begins
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Description Hand-written manuscript that recounts the events of Minnie Fisher Cunningham's family during the years after the end of the Civil War. She writes of her father's plan to increase his land holdings to grow more cotton and to rebuild the family house with a larger kitchen. The manuscript also recalls her mother's inability to find a cook midway through the year after the previous cook died, because the staff were hired on annual contracts. She also recalls that her father ordered artificial ice to be delivered to the house when her mother was ill. She also recounts her mother's visit to New Orleans.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Biography
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Cotton farmers
Subject.Topical (TGM-1)
  • Mothers
  • Fathers
  • Cotton plantations
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
  • Fisher, Sallie Comer
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Galveston, Texas
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
Genre (AAT)
  • Manuscripts
Physical Description Hand-written manuscript
Original Item Location ID 2006-010, Box 8, Folder 16
Original Collection Women's Archives Minnie Fisher Cunningham Papers, 1914-1944 02/2006-010 http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=235
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