Creator

Date Original

1956 May 12

Description

Newspaper article celebrates the 100th birthday of Mary Davidson, a resident of the Arkansas' Confederate Home for soldiers and widows of soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The article notes "Nurses at the home said Mrs. Davidson is "never sick; one of the nicest in the home to handle," and that "she makes her own bed and smooths the bedclothes with her walking cane." When asked "'what do you think about your birthday on Friday the 13th?' "Lot of foolishness,' she said. 'Just get them to bring me some candy.'"

Physical Description

Document, 12.5" x 4"

Subjects

Arkansas Confederate Home

Geographical Area

Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000489, Mary E. Davidson

Resource Type

Text

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"100 on Friday, 13th, Lady isn't worried" by George Douthit about Mary Davidson, Arkansas Confederate Home records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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