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Identifier: MSS 2917
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hinton 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. Hinton says his master treated him well and that slavery was "good" because he only had to work and not worry about taking care of himself. He describes the Yankees and how they ransacked his master's plantation. He says many were suffering at the time of...
Found in: L. Tom Perry Special Collections