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Identifier: MSS 2924
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Crasson 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. Crasson said the master on the plantation did not beat the slaves, but his son and daughter were cruel at times. She added that the slaves were taught to fear the Union soldiers because they were told that the troops would kill them. She also described the...
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections