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View from a Mississippi River cotton sack

Frances Brinkley Cowden

View from a Mississippi River cotton sack

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Published by Grandmother Earth Creations in Germantown, Tenn .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Frances Brinkley Cowden ; edited by Marcelle B. Zarshenas.
ContributionsZarshenas, Marcelle B.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O896 V54 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1444379M
ISBN 101884289037
LC Control Number93080265

Explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From Memphis to New Orleans, the river rolls slowly and expansively, smooth as a southern drawl. The bayous and woodlands along the shore create dramatic landscapes that are virtually unchanged since the days of the French fur traders. Leota was a leading river port between Memphis, Tennessee and Vicksburg, Mississippi, and was a shipping point for cotton. Leota was incorporated in The settlement had a post office, and a population of 50 in Little remains of the settlement, which is today covered by forest and a portion of the Mississippi River : Washington.

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