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T. Pat Matthews interview with Emma Blalock

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Identifier: MSS 2894
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Blalock 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. Blalock describes Christmas on the plantation. She talks about the use of liquor and drunkenness among slaves. She explains how the slaves were taken care of medically and says, "I think slavery wus a right good thing. Plenty to eat an' wear."

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