Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Baker was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Baker was freed after the Civil War, but he continued to be forced to work, and he was treated very poorly. His mother was sold in the middle of the night. He describes severe beatings and being reunited with his mother.
- Hicks, Mary A. (Interviewer, Person)
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1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : (2 p.)
Biographical / Historical
Baker was a former slave living in North Carolina.
This item was photocopied from reel 79 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 323. Andronicus Publ. Co., 1941. Five reels of microfilm were purchased for $115 in 1971.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from; Andronicus Publ. Co.; 1971.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Oral history interview with Viney Baker
- Rose Frank
- 19 May 2011
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