Modern history

Selected Bibliography



Claude Barnett Collection



Eads Letters


Walter Sillers Jr. Papers



Edwin Broussard Papers

John Parker Papers


Elmer Corthell Papers


Henry P. Leovy Papers

Mississippi Flood Insurance Collection

Williams, Monroe, and Blanc Family Papers


Andrew Atkinson Humphreys Papers


George Akerson Papers

Hoover Papers


Louisiana Collection:

Isaac Cline, “Official Stage Forecasts 1927”

Special Collections:

P. G. T. Beauregard Papers

Rudolph Hecht Papers

John Klorer Papers

Lyle Saxon Papers

Stern Family Papers


Cyrus B. Comstock Papers

Coolidge Papers

Warren G. Harding Papers

NAACP Papers

John Sharp Williams Papers



Association of Commerce Papers

Henry Dart Papers

Task Force on the Economy, “The Economy,” Framework for the Future,

vol. 2


Harry B. Caplan Collection

James Kemper Collection


Fred Chaney, “A Refugee’s Story,” Unpublished Manuscript

“The Flood of 1927,” Mississippi Public Television, Transcripts of Interviews

National Guard Report on Activities During Flood of 1927

Oral History Collection

Percy Papers

Henry Waring Ball Diaries


Delta & Pine Land Company Papers


James B. Eads Papers


Agriculture Department Papers, Record Group 16, Entries 16 and 17

Commerce Department Miscellaneous Records, Record Group 40, Box


Red Cross Papers, Record Group 200, Boxes 733-745

State Department Archives, Record Group 59, Microfilm Roll 539, Microcopy M862

U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Record Group 77

U.S. Army, Office of the Adjutant General, Record Group 94, Box 2417

U.S. Public Health Service, Record Group 90, Box 3


Martin Behrman Papers

Walter Carey Papers

Friends of the Cabildo Oral History Collection

John Klorer Papers

New Orleans City Archives

Arthur O’Keefe Papers

Safe River Committee of 100 Papers


Levee Board Minutes

Orleans Organization Caernarvon Reparations Records, at Law Offices

of Monroe & Lemann


Oral History Collection


Albion Holsey Collection

Robert Russa Moton Collection


John Parker Papers


Chicago Defender

Greenville Democrat-Times

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Louisiana Weekly (New Orleans)

Memphis Commercial-Appeal

Missouri Republican (St. Louis)

New Orleans Daily Times

New Orleans Item

New Orleans Picayune

New Orleans States

New Orleans Times-Picayune

New Orleans Tribune

New York Daily Tribune

New York Herald

New York Times

Pittsburgh Courier

St. Louis Globe-Democrat


Abbott, Henry. Memoir of Andrew Atkinson Humphreys, 1810-1883. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs 2, 1886.

Abert, J. W. Report of Lieutenant J. W. Abert of His Examination of New Mexico in the Years 1846-47. Albuquerque, 1962.

Alexander, Charles. The Ku Klux Klan in the Southwest. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1965.

Arthur, Stanley. Old Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

Ayres, Quincy, and Daniels Scoates. Land Drainage and Reclamation. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1939.

Baker, Lewis. The Percys of Mississippi. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.

Barber, William. From New Era to New Deal: Herbert Hoover, The Economists, and American Economic Policy, 1921-1933. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Baritz, Loren, ed. The Culture of the Twenties. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1970.

Belcher, Wyatt. The Economic Rivalry Between St. Louis and Chicago, 1850-1880. New York: Columbia University Press, 1947.

Bell, Percy. “Child of the Delta.” Unpublished ms. courtesy of Charles Bell.

Beman, Lamar. Flood Control. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1928.

Bernstein, Herman. Herbert Hoover: The Man Who Brought America to the World. New York: Herald-Nathan Press, 1928.

Birmingham, Stephen. Our Crowd. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

Boeger, E. A., and E. A. Goldenweiser. A Study of Tenant Systems of Farming in the Mississippi Delta. USDA Bulletin 337, January 13, 1916.

Bowen, Ezra, ed. This Fabulous Century, 1920-1930. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1985.

Brandfon, Robert. The Cotton Kingdom of the New South. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Bullock, Henry. A History of Negro Education in the South. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1967.

Burner, David. Herbert Hoover: A Public Life. New York: Knopf, 1979.

Butler, Pierce. Laurel Hill and Later. New Orleans: Crager, 1954.

——. The Unhurried Years. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1948.

Carnegie, Andrew. The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie. Northeastern University Press, 1986.

Carter, Hodding. The Lower Mississippi. New York: Rinehart, 1942.

——. Where Main Street Meets the River. New York: Rinehart, 1953.

Cash, W. H. The Mind of the South. New York: Vintage, 1969.

Catton, Bruce. Grant Takes Command. Boston: Little, Brown, 1968.

——. A Stillness at Appomattox. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1957.

Chalmers, David. Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan. New York: New Viewpoints, 1981.

Chapin, Elizabeth. American Court Gossip, or Life in the National Capital. Marshalltown, Iowa: Chapin & Hartwell Bros., 1887.

Chaplin, Ralph. The Centralia Conspiracy. 1920. Reprint, Seattle: Shorey Book Store, 1971.

Clay, Floyd. A Century on the Mississippi: A History of the Memphis District. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1986.

Cline, Isaac. Storms, Floods, and Sunshine. New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1945.

Cobb, James. The Most Southern Place on Earth. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Coben, Stanley. Rebellion Against Victorianism: The Impetus for Cultural Change in 1920s America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Cohn, David. Where I Was Born and Raised. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1948.

Conaway, James. Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez. New York: Knopf, 1973.

Coolidge, Calvin. The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Co., 1929.

Cooper, William J., et al., eds. A Master’s Due: Essays in Honor of David Herbert Donald. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

Corthell, Elmer. A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi. New York: J. Wiley, 1881.

Cowdrey, Albert. Land’s End. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1977.

Coyle, Elinor. St. Louis: Portrait of a River City. St. Louis: Folkstone Press, 1966.

Dabney, Thomas. One Hundred Great Years: The Story of the Times-Picayune from Its Founding to 1940. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1944.

Daniel, Pete. Deep’n as It Come: The 1927 Mississippi River Flood. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

——. Shadow of Slavery. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1972.

Data in the State Engineer’s Office Relating to Irrigation, Water Supply, Hydrology, and Geology of the Canadian River Basin. Santa Fe, 1925.

Davis, Allison; Burleigh Gardner; and Mary Gardner. Deep South: An Anthropological Study of Caste and Class. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1959.

Davis, Ronald, ed. The Social and Cultural Life of the 1920s. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972.

Dawson, E. F. Notes on the Mississippi River. Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1900.

Dickins, Dorothy. A Nutritional Investigation of Tenants in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 254. Mississippi A&M College, Starkville, 1928.

Dollard, John. Caste and Class in a Southern Town. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1937.

Dorsey, Florence. Road to the Sea: The Story of James B. Eads and the Mississippi River. New York: Rinehart, 1947.

Eads, James B. Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River. Pamphlet. New Orleans, 1876.

——. Review of Humphreys and Abbot Report. Pamphlet. Washington, D.C., 1878.

Elam, William. Speeding Floods to the Sea. New York: Hobson Book Press, 1946.

Elliott, D. O. The Improvement of the Lower Mississippi River for Flood Control and Navigation. 3 vols. Vicksburg: Mississippi River Commission, 1932.

Embree, Edwin, and Julia Waxman. Investment in People: The Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund. New York: Harper, 1949.

Emerson, Edwin. Hoover and His Times: Looking Back Through the Years. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1932.

Faulkner, John. Dollar Cotton. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1942.

Faulkner, William. The Wild Palms. New York: Random House, 1939.

Fenn, Charles. Ho Chi Minh. New York: Scribners, 1973.

Ferrell, John. From Single to Multi-Purpose Planning: The Role of the Army Engineers in River Development Policy, 1824-1930. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1976.

Final Report of the Colored Advisory Commission, The. Washington, D.C.: American National Red Cross, 1929.

Fisk, Harold. Fine Grained Alluvial Deposits and Their Effects on Mississippi River Activity. Vicksburg: Mississippi River Commission, 1947.

——. Geological Investigation of the Alluvial Valley of the Lower Mississippi. Vicksburg: Mississippi River Commission, 1944.

Foner, Eric. Reconstruction. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Foote, Shelby. The Civil War: A Narrative. Vol. 1. New York: Vintage, 1986.

Frank, Arthur. The Development of the Federal Program of Flood Control on the Mississippi River. New York: Columbia University Press, 1930.

Frankenfield, H. C. “The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin.” Monthly Weather Review, Supplement 29. Washington, D.C., 1927.

Franklin, John Hope, ed. Three Negro Classics: Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington, Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois, Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson. New York: Avon, 1976.

Fuess, Claude. Calvin Coolidge: The Man from Vermont. Boston: Little, Brown, 1940.

Garsaud, Marcel. Removal of Eleven Miles of Levee on the Mississippi River Below Point à la Hache. St. Louis, 1925.

Gleick, James. Chaos. New York: Viking, 1989.

Glymph, Thavolia, and John Kushna, eds. Essays on the Post-Bellum Southern Economy. College Station: Texas A&M Press, 1985.

Goodwin, E. Marvin. Black Migration in America from 1915-1960. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1990.

Gosnell, Harold. Champion Campaigner. New York: Macmillan, 1952.

——. Negro Politicians. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1935.

Gould, Emerson. Fifty Years on the Mississippi. St. Louis: Nixon-Jones, 1889.

Grant, U. S. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. New York: C. L. Webster, 1885.

Green, A. Wigfall. The Man Bilbo. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1963.

Grossman, James. Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1989.

Haas, Edward. Political Leadership in a Southern City: New Orleans in the Progressive Era, 1896-1902. Ruston: McGinty Publications, Louisiana Tech University, 1988.

Hair, William. The Kingfish and His Realm: The Life and Times of Huey P. Long. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991.

Harrison, Robert. Alluvial Empire. Little Rock: Delta Fund, in cooperation with U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1961.

——. Levee Districts and Levee Building in Mississippi. Stoneville, Miss., 1951. (In cooperation with the Bureau Agricultural Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA.)

Hawley, Ellis. The Great War and the Search for a Modern Order: A History of American People and Their Institutions, 1917-1933. New York: St. Martin’s, 1979.

——. Herbert Hoover and the Historians. West Branch, Iowa: Hoover Library, 1989.

——. Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce: Studies in New Era Thought and Practice. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1981.

Hays, Samuel. Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1959.

Hewson, William. Principles and Practices of Levee Building. New York, 1860.

Hicks, J. D. The Populist Revolt. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1931.

History of Blacks in Greenville, 1863-1975. Pamphlet. National Homecoming, July 1975, W. A. Percy Library, Greenville, Miss.

Hobbs, G. A. Bilbo, Brewer, and Bribery in Mississippi Politics. Memphis: Dixon-Paul Printing Co., 1917.

Hofstadter, Richard. Age of Reform. New York: Knopf, 1956.

——. Social Darwinism in American Thought, 1860-1915. Boston: Beacon Press, 1967.

Holmes, Williams. The White Chief: James Kimble Vardaman. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970.

Hoover, Herbert. American Individualism. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1922.

——. Challenge to Liberty. New York: Scribners, 1934.

——. Memoirs of Herbert Hoover. New York: Macmillan, 1952.

Hoover, Irwin. Forty-two Years in the White House. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1934.

How, Louis. James B. Eads. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900.

Hughes, William, and Frederick Patterson, eds. Robert Russa Moton. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1956.

Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson and Henry Abbot, Report upon the Physics and Hydraulics of the Mississippi River. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1861.

Humphreys, Benjamin G. Floods and Levees on the Mississippi River. Washington, D.C., 1914.

Humphreys, Henry. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1924.

——. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys at Fredericksburg. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co. 1896.

Irwin, Will. Herbert Hoover: A Reminiscent Biography. New York: Century Co., 1928.

Jackson, Kenneth T. The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930. New York: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Jahncke Service, Inc. The First 75 Years. Pamphlet. New Orleans, 1950.

Jeansonne, Glenn. Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977.

Katz, William. The Invisible Empire. Seattle: Open Hand Publishing, 1987.

Kemp, John R., ed. Martin Behrman of New Orleans: Memoirs of a City Boss. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977.

Kemper, James. Floods in the Valley of the Mississippi. New Orleans: National Flood Commission, 1928.

——. Rebellious River. Boston: Humphries, 1949.

Key, V. O. Southern Politics in State and Nation. New York: Vintage, 1949.

King, Philip. The Evolution of North America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1959.

King, Richard. A Southern Renaissance: The Cultural Awakening of the American South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Kirby, Richard, and Philip Laurson. Early Years of Modern Civil Engineering. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1932.

Kirwan, Albert K. Revolt of the Rednecks: Mississippi Politics 1877-1925. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1951.

Korn, Bertram. Early Jews of New Orleans. Waltham, Mass.: American Jewish Historical Society, 1969.

La Cour, Arthur. New Orleans Masquerade: Chronicles of Carnival. New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1952.

Laborde, Adras. A National Southerner: Ransdell of Louisiana. New York: Benziger, 1951.

Landry, Stuart. History of the Boston Club. New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1938.

Langsford, E. L., and R. H. Leavell. Plantation Organization in Operation in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. USDA Bulletin no. 682. Washington, D.C., May 1939.

Layton, Edwin. The Revolt of the Engineers: Social Responsibility and the American Engineering Movement. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1971.

Lemann, Nicholas. The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. New York: Knopf, 1991.

Lewis, Gene. Charles Ellet, Jr.: The Engineer as Individualist. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1968.

Liggett, Walter. The Rise of Herbert Hoover. New York: H. K. Fly Co., 1932.

Lisio, Donald. Hoover, Blacks, and Lily-Whites: A Study of Southern Strategies. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985.

Lloyd, Craig. Aggressive Introvert: A Study of Herbert Hoover and Public Relations Management, 1912-1932. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1972.

Loewen, James. The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1971.

Lomax, Alan. The Land Where the Blues Began. New York: Pantheon, 1993.

Losses and Damages Resulting from the Flood of 1927. Memphis: Mississippi River Flood Control Association, 1927.

Louisiana Engineering Society. Government Control with Cooperation of Riparian States in Construction of Levees. Pamphlet. New Orleans, 1912.

Luthin, James. Drainage Engineering. New York: Wiley, 1966.

Marks, Carole. Farewell, We’re Good and Gone: The Great Black Migration. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

McCabe, James D. Great Fortunes and How They Were Made. Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, 1871.

McCoy, Donald. Calvin Coolidge. New York: Macmillan, 1967.

McCullough, David. The Great Bridge. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972.

——. The Path Between the Seas. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977.

McHenry, Estill, ed. Addresses, Letters, and Papers of James B. Eads, together with a biographical sketch. St. Louis: Slawson & Co., 1884. (This is a collection of primary sources of Eads’ papers.)

McMillen, Neil. Dark Journey. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

McPhee, John. Control of Nature. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989.

Miceli, Angelo. The Pickwick Club of New Orleans. New Orleans: Pickwick Press, 1964.

Miller, Howard, and Quinta Scott. The Eads Bridge. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1979.

Mills, Gary B. Of Men and Rivers: The Story of the Vicksburg District. Vicksburg, Miss.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1976.

Mississippi Valley Flood Disaster of 1927: Official Report of Relief Operations, The. Washington, D.C.: American National Red Cross, 1927.

Mitchell, Broadus. The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1921.

Moffit, M. E. Twenty Years of Progress in Public Education in Mississippi. Pamphlet. Jackson, 1931.

Moon, Henry Lee. Balance of Power: The Negro Vote. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1977.

Moore, D. D. Louisianans and Their State. New Orleans: Louisiana Historical and Biographical Association, n.d. (c. 1919).

Moore, Leonard. Citizen Klansmen: The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana, 1921-1928. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Moore, Norman. Improvement of the Lower Mississippi River and Its Tributaries 1931-1972. Vicksburg: Mississippi River Commission, 1972.

Mordden, Ethan. That Jazz. New York: Putnam, 1978.

Morgan, Arthur. Dams and Other Disasters: A Century of the Army Corps of Engineers in Civil Works. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971.

Morgan, Chester. Redneck Liberal: Theodore Bilbo and the New Deal. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970.

Morrill, Park. Floods of the Mississippi River. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Weather Bureau, 1897.

Moton, Robert Russa. Finding a Way Out. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1921.

——. What the Negro Thinks. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1929.

Myrdal, Gunnar. An American Dilemma. New York: Harper, 1944.

Nash, George. The Life of Herbert Hoover. Vols. 1 and 2. New York: Norton, 1983.

Nash, Lee. Understanding Herbert Hoover: Ten Perspectives. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, 1987.

Nash, Roderick. The Nervous Generation: American Thought 1917-1930. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1970.

Noble, David F. America by Design. New York: Knopf, 1977.

Ockerson, J. A. Outlets for Reducing Flood Heights. Pamphlet. Mississippi River Commission, 1915.

Osborn, George. John Sharp Williams. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1943.

Paxton, A. G. Three Wars and a Flood. Pamphlet. Greenville, Miss., n.d.

Percy, William Alexander. Enzio’s Kingdom and Other Poems. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924.

——. Lanterns on the Levee. New York: Knopf, 1941.

——. Sappho in Levkas and Other Poems. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1915.

——. Selected Poems. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1930.

Powdermaker, Hortense. After Freedom: A Cultural Study in the Deep South. New York: Viking, 1939.

Price, Daniel. Changing Characteristics—Negro Population. Washington, D.C.: Department of Commerce, 1965.

Price, Willard. The Amazing Mississippi. New York: John Day Co., 1963.

Prothro, James. Dollar Decade: Business Ideas in the 1920s. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1954.

Pursell, Carroll, ed. Technology in America: A History of Individuals and Ideas. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1981.

Reavis, L. U. St. Louis: The Future Great City of the World. St. Louis: Nixon-Jones Publishing Co., 1876.

Redfern, Ron. The Making of a Continent. New York: Times Books, 1983.

Reynolds, George. Machine Politics in New Orleans: 1897-1926. New York: AMS Press, 1968.

Reynolds, Terry, ed. The Engineer in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Roberts, B. S. On a Plan for Reclaiming the Waste Lands of the Mississippi River. Washington, D.C., 1870.

Rogers, John. The Murders of Mer Rouge. St. Louis: Security Publishing, 1923.

Rouse, Hunter, and Simon Ince. History of Hydraulics. New York: Dover, 1957.

Rowland, Dunbar. History of Mississippi: The Heart of the South. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing, 1925.

Sandburg, Carl. The Chicago Race Riots, July, 1919. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1919.

Saxon, Lyle. Father Mississippi. New York: Century Co., 1927.

Scharf, J. Thomas, History of St. Louis City and County. St. Louis, 1883.

Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr. The Crisis of the Old Order 1919-1933. Boston: Little, Brown, 1957.

Schriftgiesser, Karl. This Was Normalcy. Boston: Little, Brown, 1948.

Schubert, Frank. Vanguard of Expansion: Army Engineers in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1819-1879. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1980.

Shallat, Todd. Structures in the Stream. Austin: University of Texas, 1994.

Sillers, Florence. History of Bolivar County. Jackson, Miss.: Behrman Bros., 1946.

Sindler, Allan. Huey Long’s Louisiana: State Politics 1920-1952. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1966.

Sitterson, J. Carlyle. Sugar Country: The Cane Industry in the South, 1873-1950. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1953.

Smith, Clarke. Survey for Spillways At or Near New Orleans. Pamphlet. Mississippi River Commission, 1914.

Smith, Richard. An Uncommon Man. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1984.

Souchon, Edmond. Reminiscences of Captain James B. Eads of Jetties Fame. Pamphlet. New Orleans, 1915.

Southern Alluvial Land Association. The Call of the Alluvial Empire. Pamphlet. Jackson: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, 1919.

Stackpole, Edward. The Fredericksburg Campaign. Harrisburg, Pa.: Military Service Publishers, 1957.

Starr, S. Frederick. New Orleans Unmasqued. New Orleans: Dedeaux, 1985.

——. Southern Comfort. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1989.

Stearn, Colin, et al. Geological Evolution of North America. New York: Ronald Press, 1979.

Steinman, David, and Sharon Watson. Bridges and Their Builders. New York: Dover, 1957.

Stone, Alfred. Studies in American Race Relations. New York: Doubleday, 1908.

Sullivan, Mark. Our Times: The United States 1900-1925. 6 vols. New York: Scribners, 1932-35.

Tallant, Robert. Mardi Gras as It Was. Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing, 1989.

——. Romantic New Orleans. New York: Dutton, 1950.

Tatum, Elbert. The Changed Political Thought of the Negro, 1915-1940. 1951. Reprint, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1974.

Tindall, George. The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1967.

Tolson, Jay. Pilgrim in the Ruins. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Townsend, Col. C. McD. Flood Control of the Mississippi River. Pamphlet. St. Louis, 1913.

——. The Flow of Sediment in the Mississippi River and Its Influence on the Slope and Discharge. Pamphlet. St. Louis, 1914.

Turwitz, Leo, and Turwitz, Evelyn. Jews in Early Mississippi. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1983.

Tuttle, William. Race Riot: Chicago in the Red Summer of 1919. New York: Atheneum, 1970.

Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi. New York: Harper, 1903.

Underwood, Felix. Health Progress Among Mississippi Negroes. Pamphlet. Jackson, Miss., 1939.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970. Pt. 1.

U.S. House Committee on Flood Control. House Flood Control Committee Hearings. 6 vols. 70th Cong., 1st sess.

van Ravensway, Charles. St. Louis: An Informal History of the City and Its People, 1764-1865. St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1991.

Vance, Rupert. Human Geography of the South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1935.

Wade, Wyn Craig. The Fiery Cross. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987.

Ware, Caroline. Greenwich Village, 1920-1930. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935.

Waskow, Arthur. From Race Riot to Sit-In: 1919 and the 1960s. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967.

Weiss, Nancy. Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983.

Wharton, Vernon. The Negro in Mississippi, 1865-1890. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1947.

Wheeler, Richard. Witness to Gettysburg. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.

Whipple, A. W. Explorations and Surveys, 1853-54. Extract from the Preliminary Report for a Railway Route Near the 35th Parallel from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Vol. 3. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

White, Walter. A Man Called White: The Autobiogrpahy of Walter White. London: Victor Gollancz, 1948.

——. Rope and Faggot. Reprint, New York: Arno Press, 1968.

White, William Allen. A Puritan in Babylon: The Story of Calvin Coolidge. New York: Macmillan, 1938.

Williams, T. Harry. Huey Long. New York: Knopf, 1969.

Wilson, Carol. Herbert Hoover: A Challenge for Today. New York: Evans Publishing, 1968.

Wilson, Joan Hoff. Herbert Hoover: Forgotten Progressive. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974.

Wilson, Tippy Pool. In the Bend of the River. New Orleans: Pelican, Gretna, La., 1984.

Wolfe, Harold. Herbert Hoover: Public Servant and Leader of the Loyal Opposition. New York: Exposition Press, 1956.

Woodman, Harold. King Cotton and His Retainers: Financing and Marketing the Cotton Crop of the South, 1800-1925. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1968.

Woodson, Carter. A Century of Negro Migration. New York: Russell & Russell, 1969.

Woodward, C. Vann. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1951.

——. The Strange Career of Jim Crow. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

——. Tom Watson, Agrarian Rebel. New York: Macmillan, 1938.

Woodward, Calvin M. History of the St. Louis Bridge. St. Louis: G. I. Jones & Co., 1881.

Wright, Gavin. Old South, New South: Revolutions in the Southern Economy Since the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Wright, Richard. Eight Men. Cleveland: World Publishing, 1961.

——. 12 Million Black Voices. New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 1988.

——. Uncle Tom’s Children. New York: Harper, 1938.

Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. The House of Percy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Yeo, Herbert. Canadian River Investigation. Pamphlet. Santa Fe, 1928.

Young, Perry. The Mistick Krewe. New Orleans: Carnival Press, 1931.


Adams, Holmes. “Writers of Greenville.” Journal of Mississippi History 32 (August 1970).

Berthoff, Rowland. “Southern Attittudes Toward Immigration, 1865-1914.” Journal of Southern History 17 (August 1951).

Best, Gary. “The Hoover-for-President Boom.” MidAmerica 53 (October 1971).

Brandfon, Robert. “The End of Immigration to the Cotton Fields.” Mississippi Valley Historical Review 50 (March 1964).

Cohn, David. “Eighteenth Century Chevalier.” Virginia Quarterly Review 31 (Fall 1955).

——. “How the South Feels.” Atlantic Monthly 177 (January 1944).

——. “I Kept My Name.” Atlantic Monthly 181 (April 1948).

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