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Obituaries, old news articles, birth and marriage announcements, old advertising, old legal notices and much more!  

Read all about crimes of passion, fancy & not-so-fancy weddings, and whose Mississippi cousins are visiting for te Mardi Gras Carnival.

What? You didn't know about that early divorce Aunt Edna got? And surprise! Great-great-granddad J. W. was not only a farmer, but a county commissioner, too.

You'll find mention of long-gone hometowns left behind,  squabbles at the county courthouse and at the local beer joint, epidemics and traveling circuses. 

In one memorable Louisiana story, a New Orleans barber was arrested... he overcharged for a haircut!

Browse the recipes that your great-grandmother might've tried, the poems she might have tucked into her Bible, and consider the finest cures of the day: Carter's Little Liver Pills, Pilcher's Castoria, and remedies for those "secret, depraved habits" of young men.

Every personal name is in the index of names.

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