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Collected Stories of Tallulah and Madison Parish
For sale by the Madison
Historical Society

1. Minnie Murphy …………………………………………………………………………………..…..…$10.00
A collection of stories about local people and local businesses by Minnie Murphy, resident of Madison Parish, written for WPA project in 1930's.

2. National Register…………………………..…………………………………………..…...……………..$5.00
Descriptions of local buildings listed on the National Register

3. Richmond Compiler .………………………………………………….…………………………..….....$5.00
Excerpts from the1842 Compiler printed in Richmond, LA. by John Quinton Anderson author of
Brokenburn

4. Mass Meetings at Courthouse……………………………………………………………………...….$5.00
The story of the Tyner family when they arrived in Madison Parish in 1930. Told by Bruce Tyner.

5. Silver Cross Cemetery Directory…………………………………………………………………..…...$5.00
Partial list compiled by a local Scout Troop

6. Memories of a Madison Parish Native (revised 1998)………………………………………….....$10.00
Stories appearing in the Society's column in the Madison Journal by Geneva Rountree Williams.

7. Home Sweet Hermione…………………………………………………………………………...……..$2.00
Memories of living at Hermione House by Amy Ouchly while a reporter for the Madison Journal.

8. "Search for the Rare Ivorybill" by Don Eckleberry………………………………………..…...……$5.00
Artist Eckleberry finds one of the last Ivory Bills existing in Madison Parish. Today there are none.

9. "In The Louisiana Canebrakes" by Theodore Roosevelt………………..……………..…………$10.00
The personal story of President Roosevelt's bear hunt in Madison Parish with Ben Lilly (1907)

10. "James McDowell 1835-1855" by Louis Buckner………………………………………………….$10.00
This family was connected with Madison Parish for 120 years. McDowell's widow was owner of Sparta Plantation at the beginning of the Civil War. Walnut Grove Plantation was also owned at one time by family members. The last transaction of this family in the Parish was 1955.

11. "The Kings of Iona" by Edith Follett King……………………………………………………………..15.00
A most interesting story related about the King family that lived at Mound, LA just after the Civil War.

12. "Madam Walker, Madison's Millionaire" by Mary Booth……………………………………...…$3.00
A resumι of the life of the daughter of slaves who became the first black, female self-made millionaire. She was born in Delta, Madison Parish, LA.

13. "Notes from the History of Madison Parish Louisiana" by William Murphy (1927)……………$5.00

Pamphlets

P 101. "1927 Flood" actual pictures of the disaster, some dialogue…….………………………….$1.00
P 202. "Glamorous Louisiana Under Ten Flags"……………………….………………………………..$1.00
The story of the ten flags that flew over Louisiana.

Books

B 201. "Brokenburn" by Kate Stone ………………………………………………………….…………$20.00
Called the real "Gone With the Wind". A day by day diary of a young lady living through the trying days of the Civil War as General Grant's Army occupies.

B 202. "Off Leaves from the life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor" …………………….…………$15.00
First issued in the 1950's by John Q. Anderson, this collection of stories of a practicing doctor living in Richmond, LA before the War has been reissued with a new introduction by author Edwin T. Arnold.

Maps and Pictures

PC 301. "Madison Parish in 1863" - a map by Edwin Bearss………………………….…………….$35.00
This colored 20"X 30" map depicting the lay of the land and the path of the Mississippi River. Skirmishes in the Parish noted, including Milliken's Bend, headquarters for General Grant's troops on their march to Vicksburg.

PC 302. Picture of Mound Store in 1935……………………………………………….……………….$15.00
An enlarged picture of this landmark at Mound, LA suitable for framing. The "Store", which was also the Post Office, played a great part in the lives of those in the area.

PC 303. Aerial picture of Tallulah and the surrounding area……………………………...………$50.00
Clear, colored photograph of Tallulah in the 1990's.

PC 304. Scott Airport Print by Julie Buckner ……...…………………………………………..…….....$25.00
Signed and dated black & white print of the original home of Delta Airlines.

PC 305. Print of Coca Cola Building by Julie Buckner …………………………………….……......$25.00
Signed and dated black & white print of early building where Coca Cola was bottled in early 1930's in Tallulah.

Add $5.50 Postage & Handling per Three Items
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These publications may be ordered from:
Madison Historical Society P. O. Box 268 Tallulah, LA 71284
Phone: 318-574-0082   Fax: 318-574-8816

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