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Accession number 0000.011
Catalog Number 0000.011.008.005
Object Name Document
Creator Poole, Louella Mercer
Title Poole Memoir
Scope & Content "Some History and a Few Reminiscences" by Louella May Mercer Poole. Information: Mercer Family; Booker/Booka Family; 2nd La. Cavalry; Col. Vinson; Isaac Edwards and family; Fillmore; Fillmore Methodist Church; architechture of Mercer family home; Steamboats; Red River; furniture; Ash Point, Taylortown; childbirth; Dan Carter; Amos Carter; Mand Carter; Lindy Walker; Nancy Joiner; superstition; Guy Wilson; Jim Walker; Lizzie McDade, Noonan Johnson, schools, education; food; Chaffe & West; New Orleans Centennial; Captain Brinker; Mr. George Russell; Printed photo of Waterloo Plantation (Mercer's Landing) home; description of "new" house; John and Mamie Booth; Hall Nattin; Elizabeth Nattin; Edgar Dortch; Pearl Dortch; Dollie Fort; sunbonnets; culture; Lula Parsons; Emma Norris; Alabel Martin; Mr. Donovan; school discipline; Mrs. Archer; egg knocking; children's games; rafts; Annie Dell Hodges; Rubie Moss; quicksand; Sunday School; circus; Aunt Jessie; peddler; horses; Huey and Smith Magenta store; barbecues; Pearl Dortch; Baby Lee Dortch; toys; dutch oven; cooking; house cleaning; corn shuck mops, homemade soap; levees; Aunt Viney Ware (midwife); childbirth; Mammy Sally; planting cotton; African-Americans; Work; Logie Lea Plantation (in caddo); Waterloo plantation; Swamp Fever (malaria); Death of Edward Lock Mercer; Burns Cemetery; Hayne Burns; calomel; quinine; medicine; blue mass; illness; measles; cow chip tea; cholera infantum; Dr. Paul Lawrence; discipline at home; Big Bend Plantation; Little Bend Plantation; Grappe Place; Mr. Thompson; Northwestern State University (State Normal College); Taylortown; Mr. Will Taylor; Christmas; holidays; Nazareth School (a Convent); Halloween; Death of Lucille Mercer; Ash Point Post Office; Dortch Family; Dr. and Mrs. Robert Moss; George Musser; Will Robson Family; George Rutherford; Boer War; Servants; The Island; Hopewell/Caplis Place; Moon Lake; Fishing; cooking "cooters" (turtles); Shed Smith; Jessie Octavia Mercer; Captain Thatcher's Military Institute; Weddings; Marriage; Buckhorn;
People Booth, John
Booth, Mamie
Burns, Hayne
Carter, Amos
Carter, Dan
Carter, Mand
Colbert, Susan "Pearl" Dortch
Connell, Dorothy Berry "Dollie" Fort
Dortch, Edgar
Johnson, Noonan
Joiner, Nancy
Lawrence, Paul (Dr.)
McDade, Lizzie
Mercer, Edward Lock
Mercer, Jessie Octavia
Mercer, Lucille
Moss, Robert (Dr.)
Moss, Robert (Mrs.)
Moss, Rubie
Musser, George
Nattin, Elizabeth
Nattin, J. Hall
Norris, Emma
Ogden, Alabel Martin
Parsons, Lula
Poole, Louella May Mercer
Robson, William (Capt.)
Russell, George
Rutherford, George
Taylor, Will
Walker, Annie Dell Hodges
Walker, Jim
Walker, Lindy
Wilson, Guy
Search Terms African Americans
Ash Point Plantation
Ash Point Post Office
Big Bee Bend Plantation
Burns Cemetery
Fillmore Methodist Church
Grappe Place
Huey & Smith Magenta Store
Little Bee Bend Plantation
Logie Lea Plantation
Mercer's Landing
Moon Lake
Northwestern State University
Red River
Waterloo Plantation
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Inventoried date 2012-07-18