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T. Pat Matthews interview with George W. Harris

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Identifier: MSS 2907
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Harris 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. Harris says that while the conditions on his master's plantation were not ideal, his master always treated him kindly. He describes the housing, work, and recreation on the plantation and says that Yankee soldiers forced him and other slaves to work in a...

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  • Subject: Civic Activism X
  • Names: Harris, George W., -1855 X