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Travis Jordan interview with Hector Hamilton

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Identifier: MSS 2921
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hamilton 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. Hamilton called the time before the Civil War the "good ole days." He said that the Yankees ransacked the plantation and tried to take diamond earrings from the master's wife. Hamilton had a "fighting gander" named General Lee that ran the soldiers off and...

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