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Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Lauderdale County

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Allred, Charles E. Farm housing in TN, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 45 pp. (its Monograph #26)

Allred, Charles E. Home conveniences on TN farms, with regional comparisons. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 41 pp. (its Monograph #30)

Atkins, Samuel W. Cotton production practices in type-of-farming area 3, southwestern TN, 1947. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1950. 35 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #257)

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Lauderdale County, Preliminary #45-A). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 32 pp.

Emergency operations plan, Ripley-Lauderdale County, TN. Nashville, TEMA, 1987. 1 vol.

Flood insurance study: Lauderdale County, TN, unincorporated areas. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1987. 11 pp.

George Peabody College for Teachers. Div. of Surveys & Field Studies. Schools of Lauderdale County, TN; a survey report. Nashville, the division, 1947. 190 pp.

Gerslaecker, Fredrich. The wanderings & fortunes of some German emigrants. NY, n.p., 1848.

Goble, William E. Farm equipment in six west TN counties, 1948. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1949. 56 pp. (its Monograph #248)

Goodspeed's history of TN (Lauderdale County, pp. 797-808, 842-885). Goodspeed, 1887.

Lauderdale County, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.

McKinney, Colin P. History of Lauderdale County, TN. N.p., the author, 1946. 157 pp.

Memphis State University. Institute of Criminal Justice. Comprehensive plan 1975 for Fayette-Lauderdale-Tipton counties. Memphis, the institute, 1975. 39 pp.

Peal, Charles T. Management practices of selected cotton producers in Lauderdale County, TN. N.p., 1968. 115 pp.

Peters, Kate J., ed. Lauderdale County from earliest times: an intimate & informal account of the towns & communities, its families & famous individuals, written by descendants of its pioneer citizens. Ripley, Sugar Hill-Lauderdale County Library, 1957. 377 pp.

Rice, R.E., ed. "The Shadrach Rice diary 1826-1862." WTHSP 15 (1961), pp. 105-116.

Soil survey, Lauderdale County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1990. 161 pp.

Taylor, Oliver R. Public education in Lauderdale County, 1910-1950. MSU thesis, 1953. 69 pp.

TN Dept. Education. Lauderdale County schools survey report. Nashville, the department, 1962. 1 vol.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Fowlkes, Bonicord, Gates, Chestnut Bluff, Durhamville, Turnpike.

Williams, Joseph S. Old times in west TN; reminiscences-- semi-historic-- of pioneer life & the early emigrant settlers in the Big Hatchie country, by a descendent of one of the settlers. Memphis, W.G. Cheeny, 1873. 295 pp.




Fort Pillow

Cimprich, John & Robert E. Mainfort. "Dr. Fitch's report on the Fort Pillow massacre." THQ 44 (1985), pp. 27-39.

Davis, Abraham. What about Fort Pillow...? N.p., the author, 1964. 40 pp. (chapter 1 of the author's What about this General Forrest?)

Fuchs, Richard L. An unerring fire: the massacre at Fort Pillow. Rutherford, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson U. Press, 1994. 190 pp.

Hansen, Joyce. Which way freedom? N.p., 1986. 120 pp. (a work of fiction in Walker's American history series for young people)

Jordan, John L. "Was there a massacre at Fort Pillow?" THQ 6 (1947), pp. 99- 133.

Lentz, Perry. The falling hills. NY, Scribner, 1967. 468 pp. (fiction; reprinted 1993 by USC Press)

Macaluso, Gregory J. The Fort Pillow massacre: the reason why. NY, Vantage Press, 1989. 116 pp.

Mainfort, Robert C. Archaeological investigations at Fort Pillow State Historic Area, 1976-1978. Nashville, TN Div. Archaeology, 1980. 198 pp.

Maness, Lonnie E. "The Fort Pillow massacre: fact or fiction?" THQ 45 (1986), pp. 287-315.

Maness, Lonnie E. "Fort Pillow under Confederate & Union control." WTHSP 38 (1984), pp. 84-98.

US Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Fort Pillow massacre, & returned prisoners. NY, Johnson Reprint Corp., 1970. 128 pp. (38th Congress, 1st session, House. Report #65 & 67)

Williams, Edward F., ed. Confederate victories at Fort Pillow. Memphis, Nathan Bedford Forrest Trail Comm., 1973. 48 pp.

 

Fort Prudhomme

Klutts, William A. "Fort Prudhomme: its location." WTHSP 4 (1950), pp. 28- 40.

Young, J.P. "Fort Prudhomme: was it the first settlement in TN?" THM 2 (1916), pp. 235-244 (reprinted in TN old & new, vol. 1, pp. 51-60)

 

Gates

Davis, Bettie B. Gates, TN, now & then. Gates, the author, 1986. 116 pp.

Flood insurance study: town of Gates, TN, Lauderdale County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1987. 7 pp.

 

Halls

Community information, Halls, TN. Prepared by the Office of the Mayor, Halls, TN & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 27 pp.

Flood insurance study: Halls, TN, Lauderdale County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1987. 8 pp.

 

Henning

Flood insurance study: town of Henning, TN, Lauderdale County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1988. 8 pp.

Henning homecoming '86: come celebrate! Covington, Covington Pub. Co., 1986. 36 pp.

 

Ripley

Community information, Ripley, TN. Prepared by Ripley Chamber of Commerce & West TN Ind. Assoc. Jackson, the association, 1988. 33 pp.

Flood insurance study: town of Ripley, TN, Lauderdale County. Washington, D.C., FEMA, 1987. 10 pp.

 

Updated October 22, 2004

 

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