Howard W. Newman speech "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer"
Scope and Content
The collection contains a handwritten version and a typed copy of a speech titled "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer," which Howard W. Newman presented at a meeting of the Georgia State Agricultural Society in Waycross, Georgia, in 1888. In the speech, Newman humorously describes the inhabitants of North Georgia through personal anecdotes. The printed copy of the speech indicates that the audience applauded throughout.
- 1888, undated
- Newman, Howard W. (Person)
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Howard W. Newman (1837-?) was born in Winchester, Tennessee. In April 1861 he enlisted in the 1st Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Company of the Confederate States Army and he served until 1865. After the war, Newman moved to Canton, Georgia, where he married Margaret "Maggie" A. Donaldson (1841-?) in 1867. After suffering multiple strokes, he was paralyzed from the waist down in 1898.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Howard W. Newman speech "The North Georgia Cracker as a Citizen and Farmer"
- Kurt List
- May 2019
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- Finding aid is written in English.