Hardwoods from the northern part of the state and yellow pine from the southern part of the state helped to keep the state’s ranking in lumber production.Link to the catalog
1915: Mississippi still ranked third in the nation for lumber production
1915: Nellie Nugent Somerville publishes “Who Takes Care of Mississippi Women?”
This publication presented statistics from the 1910 census demonstrating that large numbers of white, native-born women in the state were working for a living and should be granted the right to vote in the name of self-determination.
February 4, 1915: State conducts medical experiments on Parchman inmates
The experiments were conducted at the Mississippi State Penitentiary to find the cause of pellagra in Mississippi.Link to the catalog