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Identifier: MSS 2886
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Boone 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. Boone gives a description of the plantation work and living conditions of slaves. He also describes in detail slave sales and the grueling slave whippings. He adds that he was afraid of the Yankees during the Civil War and that after emancipation everything...
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections