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Oral history interview with Martha Bryant Allen

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Identifier: MSS 2867
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Allen was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks on June 7, 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Allen talks about her mixed-ethnic background, how hard the slave women had to work, the "carpet gitters" who pursued slave women, and the Ku Klux Klan.

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  • Subject: Civic Activism X
  • Names: Allen, Martha Bryant, approximately 1859- X