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Identifier: MSS 2875
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Arrington was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Arrington gives an overall description of her life as a slave. She talks about housing, food, children's games, work responsibilities, and families. She explains her master's philosophy on slave beatings and the slave trade.
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections