The Southern States of North America: A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, Band 1

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THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN LOUISIANA
88
HO FOR TexasGALVESTON
99
PAGE
103
A VI6IT TO HOUSTON IIO XI PICTURES FROM PRISON AND FIELD
117
AUSTIN THE TEXAN CAPITAL Politics SCHOOLS
127
THE TRUTH ABOUT Texas THE JOURNEY BY STAGE TO SAN ANTONIO
137
AMONG THE OLD SPANISH MISSIONS
147
THE PEARL OF THE SOUTHWEST
157
THE PLAINS THE CATTLE TRADE
167
DENISON TEXAN CHARACTERISTICS
175
The New ROUTE TO THE GULF
186
THE INDIAN TERRITORY
197
RAILROAD PIONEERINGINDIAN TYPES AND CHARACTER
204
MissouriSt Louis PAST AND PRESENT
215
St Louis GERMANS AND AMERICANSSPECULATIVE PHILOSOPHY EDUCATION
222
COMMERCE OF St Louis THE NEW BRIDGE OVER THE MISSISSIPPI
230
THE MINERAL WEALTH OF MISSOURI
237
TRADE IN ST LOUISThe Press KANSAS CITY ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI THE CAPITAL
246
DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI FROM St Louis
257
Memphis THE CHIEF CITY OF TENNESSEE ITS TRADE AND CHARACTER
264
THE SUPPLY SYSTEM IN THE COTTON COUNTRY AND ITS RESULTS NEGRO LABOR PRESENT PLANS OF WORKING COTTON PLANT...
270
MAN IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
271
ARKANSAS Its RESOURCES ITS PEOPLEITS POLITICSTAXATIONTHE HOT SPRINGS
278
VICKSBURG AND NATCHEZ MISSISSIPPI SOCIETY AND POLITICSA LOUISIANA PARISH Jury
287
LIFE ON Cotton PLANTATIONS
297
MISSISSIPPI Its TownsFINANCES SCHOOLSPLANTATION DIFFICULTIES
310
MOBILE THE CHIEF CITY OF ALABAMA
319
THE RESOURCES OF ALABAMA VISITS TO MONTGOMERY AND SELMA
328
NORTHERN ALABAMA THE TENNESSEE VALLEYTRAITS OF CHARACTER EDUCA TION
339
THE SANDHill REGION AIKEN AUGUSTA
344
ATLANTA GEORGIA POLITICS THE FAILURE OF RECONSTRUCTION
350
SAVANNAH THE FOREST CITYTHE RAILWAY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA MATERIAL PROGRESS OF THE STATE
358
GEORGIAN AGRICULTURECRACKERS COLUMBUS MACONSOCIETY ATHENS THE COAST 371
371
THE JOURNEY TO FLORIDA THE PENINSULAS HISTORY JACKSONVILLE
377
UP THE ST JOHNs River TocolST AUGUSTINE
383
ST AUGUSTINE FLORIDA FORT MARION
389
The CLIMATE OF FLORIDA A JOURNEY TO PALATKA 398
398
ORANGE CULTURE IN FLORIDA FERTILITY OF THE PENINSULA
402
THE LOWLANDS OF NORTH CAROLINA
466
AMONG THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINSJOURNEY FROM EASTERN TENNESSEE TO WEST 1
474
ACROSS THE SMOKY TO WAYNESVILLE THE MASTER CHAIN OF THE ALLEGHANIES
480
THE Sugar Fork AND DRY FallsWHITESIDE MOUNTAIN
490
ASHEVILLE THE FRENCH BROAD VALLEY THE ASCENT OF MOUNT MITCHELL
503
THE SOUTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINSCASCADES AND PEAKS OF NORTHERN GEORGIA
515
CHATTANOOGA THE GATEWAY OF THE SOUTH
527
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN THE BATTLES AROUND CHATTANOOGA KNOXVILLE East ERN TENNESSEE 536
536
A VISIT TO LYNCHBURG IN VIRGINIA
552
IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA THE PEAKS OF OTTER THE MINERAL SPRINGS
561
AMONG THE MOUNTAINS FROM BRISTOL TO LYNCHBURG
569
PETERSBURGA NEGRO REVIVAL MEETING
579
THE DISMAL SWAMPNORFOLK The Coast 588
588
LXVL THE EDUCATION OF NEGROES THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION THE PEABODY FUNDTHE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL 596
596
THE HAMPTON NORMAL INSTITUTE GENERAL ARMSTRONGS WORK FISK UNIVER SITY BEREA AND OTHER COLLEGES
603
NEGRO SONGS AND SINGERS
609
A PEEP AT THE PAST OF VIRGINIA JAMESTOWN WILLIAMSBURG YORKTOWN
621
RICHMONDITS TRADE AND CHARACTER
626
THE PARTITION OF VIRGINIA RECONSTRUCTION AND POLITICS IN WEST AND EAST VIRGINIA
639
FROM RICHMOND TO CHARLOTTESVILLE
647
From CHARLOTTESVILLE TO STAUNTON VIRGINIA THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY LEXINGTONTHE GRAVES OF GENERAL LEE AND ...
656
GREENBRIER WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS FROM THE WHITE SULPHUR TO KA NAWHA VALLEY THE MINERAL SPRINGS REGION
670
THE KANAWHA VALLEY MINERAL WEALTH OF WESTERN VIRGINIA
681
DOWN THE Ohio RIVERLOUISVILLE
693
A VISIT TO THE MAMMOTH CAVE
699
THE TRADE OF LOUISVILLE
707
POLITICS IN KENTUCKY MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE
721
NASHVILLE AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE 726
726
A GLANCE AT MARYLANDS HISTORYHER EXTENT AND RESOURCES
733
THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD 741
741
THE TRADE OF BALTIMORE Its RAPID AND ASTONISHING GROWTH
748
BALTIMORE AND ITS INSTITUTIONS
757
SOUTHERN CHARACTERISTICSSTATE PRIDE THE INFLUENCE OF RAILROADS Poor WHITESTHEIR HABITS
771
THE CARRYING OF WEAPONS MORAL CHARACTER OF THE NEGROES
777
DIALECTForus of EXPRESSION Diet
784
IMMIGRATIONTHE NEED OF CAPITAL DIVISION OF THE NEGRO VOTE THE SOUTHERN LADIES
792
RAMBLES IN VIRGINIA FREDERICKSBURGALEXANDRIA MOUNT VERNON ARLINGTON
795
APPENDIXSTATISTICAL TABLES
803

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