An Almost Wordless Wednesday

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Good Morning! It has been a while. Here’s an almost wordless Wednesday. Here are photos of different aspects of Southern Jewish Life I have been exploring: plantations, trade, transportation, and ritual.

Farm Cultivation, ca. 1900, Norman Studio, Natchez, Mississippi (Courtesy Louisiana State University Digital Collections)
Steamship Jno. A. Scudder fully laden with cotton bales moored just off the river bank, ca. 1890, Natchez, Mississippi, Norman Studio (Courtesy Louisiana State University Digital Collections)
Synagogue, ca. 1880, Natchez, Mississippi, Norman Studio (Courtesy Louisiana State University Digital Collections)

http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/LSU_TJP/id/82

http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/LSU_TJP/id/2

http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/LSU_TJP/id/136

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Laura Newman Eckstein is a recent alum of Haverford College. She is an enthusiastic cartophile, a digital humanities lover, and creative spirit. Currently, Laura lives in Portland, Oregon where she makes maps and works on her urban farm.

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