A Guide to the J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929
J. M. Reed owned a plantation in Bell County, Texas, during the Civil War era. In addition to cotton, Reed also grew a number of different grains.
A typescript composes the J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929, documenting Reed’s experiences farming on a plantation in Bell County, Texas, during the 1860s. The reminiscences discuss life on the plantation, slaves, and cultivating and harvesting crops.
This collection is open for research use.
J. M. Reed Reminiscences, 1929, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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