Creator

Date Original

Undated

Description

This collection contains a poem by Zella Hargrove Gaither. This poem details the life of a woman who regrets not spending enough time with her family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Zella Hargrove was born about 1850 in Mississippi. Her father, John L. Hargrove, was a Confederate officer during the Civil War. Zella married Elias R. Gaither, a Confederate veteran, in 1876. The couple made their home in Texarkana, where Elias was a bookkeeper. Zella was a teacher and a writer, worked for the Federal Writers' Project, and wrote many articles about Arkansas for newspapers and magazines.She spent the last three years of her life in the Confederate Home in Little Rock, and died there April 1,1940.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.012.001b

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Zella Hargrove Gaither poem, SMC.012.001b

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Zella Hargrove Gaither poem, 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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