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Identifier: MSS 2887
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Cannady was interviewed by Travis Jordan in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Cannady tells about how her master, despite his wife's pleading, shot and killed a slave for making a negative comment about the Confederate Army. The victim's brother then ran away and was later caught and severely beaten. She also describes her mother's close...
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections