Mile Branch Settlement


Photo Collection


Mile Branch Settlement

Pix Date Size No. of Pics Kind of Image Negative

3. 1990’s 8x10 3 B&W print yes

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas)

Pix Date Size No. of Pics Kind of Image Negative

1. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Cabin homes at Mile Branch

2. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Little girl hanging stockings near the fireplace

3. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Stockings hanging from the mantle

4. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Little girl making a string of popcorn for the tree

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas)

Pix Date Size No. of Pics Kind of Image Negative

5. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Little girl sewing a dress

6. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 2

Old-fashioned wooden toys

7. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

8x10 1

Cotton in a basket

8. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Basket full of pinecones

9. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Christmas tree decorated with popcorn

10. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Bible on a nightstand

11. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Tourists awaiting a tour

12. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Old man wearing a suit and tie standing near the cabin

13. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Man in overalls working in a blacksmith shop

14. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Women wearing an old fashioned dress near the old school

15. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Front view of the cabin

16. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

8x10 2

Second cabin with picket fence

17. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Third cabin with fireplace

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas)

Pix Date Size No. of Pics Kind of Image Negative

18. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church

19. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Brick chimney

20. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Front porch of the general store

21. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

View of field near the cabin

22. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Little boy in cabin with a cowboy hat

23. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Tourists in the general store

24. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Tourist watching a woman-sowing circle

25. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 2

Little boy wearing nightclothes in a bed

26. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Lady in an old fashioned dress

27. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Three stockings hanging from the mantle

28. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Oil lamp hanging from the wall

29. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Christmas wreath hanging from the door

30. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 2

Christmas wreath hanging from the door

31. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

8x10 1

Cotton plants in a mason jar

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas)

Pix Date Size No. of Pics Kind of Image Negative

32. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Wooden baby chair

33. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

5x7 1

Cast iron wood stove

34. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

8x10 2

Man playing an old string instrument

35. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Bowls of fruit in the kitchen

36. 1980’s 3x5 1 B&W print yes

Tools hanging from the front porch

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas), 1985

Pix

DateSizeNo. of PicsKind of ImageNegative

1. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

View of the field near the cabins

2. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Tourists looking at the cabin

3. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Side view of a cabin

4. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

View of the bedroom

5. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Front view of two cabins

6. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Side view of a cabin

7. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church

8. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Tourists viewing the Half Moon Bluff Church

9. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Side view of the cabin

Mile Branch Settlement (at Christmas), 1985

Pix

DateSizeNo. of PicsKind of ImageNegative

10. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Cabin door with a Christmas wreath

11. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Front view of a cabin

12. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Tourists walking to the front porch of a cabin

13. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Tourists sitting on the front porch of a cabin

14. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Side view of a cabin

15. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Tourists sitting on the porch of a cabin

16. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Front view of a cabin

17. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Side view of a cabin

18. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Lady standing in the cabin with old furniture

19. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Decorated living area of a cabin

20. 1985 3x5 1 color yes

Banks ton General Store and Post Office

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Fall 1980 11x14 1 B&W print 35 mm B&W

Side front view of the Bankston General Store at Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fair Grounds. The store was built by Claudie Bankston in late 1890's. Donated by heirs of Mr. Leon V. Bankston.

2 Fall 1980 11x14 1 B&W print 35 mm B&W

A side view of the Sylvest-Magee Cabin in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fair Grounds. It is composed of two buildings. The Nehemiah Sylvest Log Cabin (1880-1881), donated by Mr. & Mrs. T.C. Sylvest in 1977 is the front part and the Magee House (1909-1910), donated by Misses Saddie and Ethel Magee in 1975 in memory of their brother, Jacob Nathaniel "Big Jake" Magee, forms the rear portion of theis structure.

3 Fall 1980 11x14 2 B&W 35 mm B&W

8x10 B&W 3 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Side front view of the corn crib at Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fair Grounds. It was built by Claiborn Blackwell Circa 1875, and donated by Mr. & Mrs. Henry Branch in 1976 in memory of Mr. Austin Branch.

4 Fall 1980 11x14 1 B&W

Front view of the Bankston General Store at Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fair Grounds.

5 Fall 1980 11x14 1 B&W 35 mm B&W

The George and Martha Knight cabin BuIlt in 1857. Donated to Mile Branch Settlement by their heirs in 1975.

6 Fall 1980 11x14 1 B&W 35 mm B&W

The Old Mt. Hermon School--Circa 1890. donated by the Denaman Ott Estate in 1978.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT

Negative Binder

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Fall 1980 B&W 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Side view of the George and Martha Knight Cabin. It was built in 1857 and donated by their heirs in 1975.

2 Fall 1980 B&W 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Side view of the George and Martha Knight Cabin. It was built in 1857 and donated by their heirs in 1975.

3 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

View of Old Mt. Hermon School.

4 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

View of the George and Martha Knight Cabin. It was built in 1857 and donated by their heirs in 1975.

5 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

Side view of the Sylvest-Magee House.

6 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

Scene of Corn Crib.

7 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

Side view of the George and Martha Knight Cabin.

8 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

9 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

Bankston General Store and Post Office

10 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

Front view of the George and Martha Knight Cabin.

11 Fall 1980 B&W 35mm B&W

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT

Slide # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Picture of Mile Branch that flows below the bluff on which Mile Branch Settlement is Located.

2 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Shot of Half-Moon Baptist Church and the Bankston General Store.

3 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Bankston General Store.

4 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Sign above door of Half-Moon Baptist Church.

5 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Half-Moon Baptist Church.

6 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Shot of clay and straw chimney at rear of Half-Moon Baptist Church.

7 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Another shot of clay and straw chimney at rear of Half-Moon Baptist Church.

8 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Log construction of church--this building is a new replica of the old church.

9 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Sylvest-Magee House--two old homes joined to create one dog-trot cabin.

10 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Another shot of the Sylvest-Magee House--two old homes joined to create one dog-trot cabin.

11 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Side-view of the Sylvest-Magee House--two old homes joined to create one dog-trot cabin.

12 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Chimney of Sylvest-Magee house.

13 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Cypress shingle roof of Sylvest-Magee home which were split and applied on the site by local craftsmen.

14 March 1980 Color Slide 2x2 Slide

Smokehouse.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT-Continued

Slide # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

15 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Another shot of smokehouse.

16 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

A shot of a handmade wooden window.

17 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Another shot of smokehouse.

18 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

George and Martha Knight Cabin.

19 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Another view of George and Martha Knight Cabin.

20 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Porch view of Sylvest-Magee Cabin.

21 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Straw and clay chimney of George and Martha Knight Cabin.

22 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Another view of straw and clay chimney on George and Martha Knight Cabin.

23 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

View showing the under-structure of the George and Martha Knight Cabin.

24 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Cyprus shingles on George and Martha Knight Cabin--made on site.

25 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Logs on Half-Moon Baptist Church.

26 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Picket fence on settlement site.

27 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

A view of the Sylvest-Magee Cabin.

28 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Half-Moon Baptist Church and Bankston General Store

29 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Mt. Hermon One Room School House.

30 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

Another view of Sylvester-Magee Cabin.

31 March 1980 2x2 Color Slide

View of window construction.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

View of Mile Branch Settlement grounds.

2 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Christmas stockings hung at mantel.

3 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Christmas stockings hung at mantel

4 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Young girl stringing popcorn.

5 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Young girl stringing popcorn.

6 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Old fashioned toys strewn on cabin floor.

7 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Basket of cotton and carding combs.

8 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Basket filled with pine cones.

9 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Christmas tree decorated with popcorn and corn shuck angels

10 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Bedside table, open Bible and steel rim glasses.

11 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Center figure dressed in western clothes, Durward Seal, chairman of Mile Branch Settlement Board.

12 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Mr. Seal standing alone.

13 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Gatehouse of Mile Branch Settlement.

14 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Mrs. Virginia Killingsworkth, publicity director of Mile Branch Settlement.

15 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

View of settlement through fence.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

16 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

View of settlement through/or over fence.

17 Dec. 5, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

View of settlement through fence.

18 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

View of Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church through fence.

19 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Side view of Mile Branch Cabin

20 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Country Store decorated for Christmas with Yopon and pine cones in market baskets.

21 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Stacked rail fence.

22 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Young man eating Christmas cookies in the Country Store.

23 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Jean Simmons waits on customer in Country Store.

24 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Center Figures are-standing, Misty Corkern, seated, Mrs. Michael Corkern,. Ladies are giving charm and hospitality to Christmas visitors.

25 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Young man in stocking cap, to excited to sleep to allow Santa to make his annual visit.

26 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Portrait of Misty Corkern.

27 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Stockings hung by the chimney with care.

28 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Kerosene lantern.

29 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Hand-made wooden door decorated with pine cone wreath.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

30 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Hand-made wooden door decorated with pine cone wreath.

31 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Using limbs of the cotton plant filled with white bolls of cotton placed in store jug for decoration.

32 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Child’s hand-craved highchair.

33 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Highly ornamented wood stove.

34 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Mr. Evans playing the dulcimer entertaining Christmas guests.

35 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Hand made pine safe.

36 Dec. 6, 1981 3 x 5 1 B&W Print 35mm B&W

Front porch of cabin showing work implements and corn shuck mop.

Slides

1 Dec. 6, 1981 2x2Color

Mr. William Evans playing the dulcimer entertaining Christmas guests.

2 Dec. 5, 1981 2x2 Color

Christmas tree decorated with popcorn and corn shuck angels.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the front of Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church. L-R: Barbara C. Walker and Virginia Romero.

2 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the wreath beside the door of the Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church.

3 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the inside of the Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church showing a young man leading the singing.

4 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the inside of the Half Moon Bluff Baptist Church showing a young man leading the singing and a young lady playing the organ.

5 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the front of the Bankston General Store.

6 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a fireplace in one of the cabins.

7 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the Christmas tree with toys under it.

8 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a table in one of the cabins decorated with Christmas decorations.

9 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of an old woman and old man in frames hanging on one of the walls in one of the cabins.

10 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene in the Sylvest-Magee Cabin showing a woman cooking.

11 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene in the Sylvest-Magee Cabin showing a women cooking.

12 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the outside of the cabins.

13 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of two cabins at Mile Branch Settlement.

14 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the cabins at Mile Branch Settlement.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

16 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a lady quilting and a lady watching.

17 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a lady quilting

18 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a porch on one of the cabins.

19 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of some men playing musical instruments on the porch of one of the cabins.

20 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of some men playing musical instruments on the porch of one of the cabins.

21 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a baby cradle in one of the cabins.

22 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a mantle in one of the cabins.

23 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a Christmas tree decorated with old-fashioned ornaments.

24 Dec. 1984 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a porch on one of the cabins.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene at Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

2 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

3 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

4 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Indoor scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

5 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Indoor Scene of two of the log cabins in Mule Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

6 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

7 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the Half Moon Bluff Baptish Church in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

8 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of Bankston's Blacksmith Shop in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

9 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

10 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of a wreath on a door of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

11 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

12 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

13 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

MILE BRANCH SETTLEMENT (At Christmas)-Continued

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

14 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

15 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

16 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

17 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

18 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Indoor scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

19 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Indoor scene of one of the log cabins in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

20 Dec. 1985 3 x 5 1 Color Print 35mm Color

Scene of the Bankston General Store in Mile Branch Settlement on the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.