Morrison and Eppinette, Historical Ouachita County, p. 81

Farm Groups


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Young men have been encouraged to pursue careers in agriculture in Ouachita County since the turn of the century. The county agent's Corn Club is pictured at the Ouachtia County Courthouse about 1912.

Photograph Courtesy of Fred Hickman


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A meeting of the farmer organization, the Grange, was the occasion for a watermelon feast at Judge Frank Tate's Oakland Farm in the early 1900s. The men pictured are (first row, by number) 1. Will Turrentine, 2. S.F. McRamie, 3. Allen A. Tate, 4. W. Frank Tate, 5. Frank Pryle, 6. T.C. Wallace, 7. Dr. W.P. Cooksey, 8. James McWilliams, 9. Frank Blackwell, 10. John Pickering, 11. John Bradley; (second row) 12. G. Ed Hickman, 13. Tom Sumner, 14. Ben S. Threadgill, 15. W.L. Carson, 16. John Baker, 17. R.R. Hutcherson, 18. W.L. Talley, 19. W.P. Peery, 20. R.H. McLendon, 21. M.M. Place, 22. S.C. Doss, 23. C.W. Jean, 24. H. Ware, 25. L.H. Justice, 26. John Peace, 27. E.P. Reynolds, 28. S.O. Couch, 29. (first name unknown) Payne, 30. J.L. Jean, 31. Chas. Jolly, 32. Will Nesbitt, 33. C.M. Formby, and 34. A.H. Reid.

Photograph Courtesy of Ruth Tate


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The members of the Farm Union are pictured on the steps of the Pea Ridge School just off the Mt. Holly Road south of Camden. They are (first row) Wylie Yarbrough, Hugh Scogin, J.W. Hecker, Charlie Yarbrough, Judge Frank Tate; (back row) B.M. Milner, Will Carter, George Forbes, Warren T. King, Jim Hughes, and Ed Hickman.

Photograph Courtesy of Ruth Tate


 

 

 

 

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