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Travis Jordan interview with Ida Adkins

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Identifier: MSS 2866
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Adkins was interviewed by Travis Jordan on June 1, 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Adkins says that she was 8 years old in 1865 when the Yankees arrived. She tells about Union soldiers trying to steal from her master's farm. She adds that the Federal soldiers threatened her, and that she got bees to attack them.

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