Marsha, Mary Morgan, and Mimi photographed for a feature on women of distinction.
Marsha and Mary Morgan share a laugh with Mimi.
Mom with her winning recipes at the National Chicken Cooking Contest
As part of a home improvement project for “The American Youth Foundation” Mimi saws the head off of an old bed she salvaged from the barn. She makes it into a lovely “modern” padded headboard.
Mimi was named 4-H Club Queen at the Coronation Ball of the 1941 Chemurgic Trek series.
As a 17 year old Mimi won a trip to Chicago to for Outstanding National 4-H Achievement in 1944. She is shown with fellow awards recipients.
Mimi shows off the silver chest she had just been awarded at the National Achievement banquet where she was seated by "the" Mrs. Walgreen. Mimi used the art of conversation to change Mrs. Walgreen’s opinion of southern young ladies.
My grandfather “Peepaw” worked in the oil industry, and was so proud of my mother when she won the Oil Festival youth interview contest.
DIY Diva 1941! Mimi refinished an antique table for her studies.
Mimi sits in a sunny spot in the front yard of the farm house peeling pears for canning.
My mother on her second birthday admiring the first “doll” cake Mimi had ever made. There have been countless versions made for daughters, nieces, and granddaughters since this day!
Mimi stylishly sunbathing on the beach in Florida. She is being hugged by my Uncle Jim!
Marsha Marsha Marsha winning a talent competition in South Mississippi. She played her guitar, ukulele and sang.
A messy haired little girl, I slipped into the shot as my mother was being interviewed for a magazine.