This diary kept by Gertrude Johnson from January 1-July 5, 1881, documents a portion of her family and friends' time in Chicot County, Arkansas, on and around the Ingleside plantation. The end of the diary includes entries about the planting season of 1887.
Gertrude P. Johnson diary, 1881 and 1887
Diary kept by Gertrude Parsons Johnson from January 1-July 5, 1881, regarding activities on the Ingleside plantation and the visits and wellbeing of family and friends, travels for supplies and other business activities, agriculture, and weather. The diary mentions the Parsons, Johnson, Whetstone/Whitstone, Calhoun, Adams, Peak, Ford, Starling, Worthington, and Sessions families, and some of their employees. The end of the diary includes entries about the planting season of 1887.