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Marjorie Jones interview with Sarah Gudger

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Identifier: MSS 2919
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Gudger was interviewed by Marjorie Jones in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Gudger was 121 at the time of the interview, and the incidents she refers to seem to make that age possible. She talks of how she was poorly treated, worked very hard, and lacked adequate food and clothing. She saw family members sold. Gudger never slept...

Marjorie Jones interview with W. L. Bost

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Identifier: MSS 2883
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Bost was interviewed by Marjorie Jones in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Bost gives a detailed description of the slave trade and quotes the "speculator" (auctioneer). He also talks about "paddyrollers" (slave catchers), whippings, and scare tactics of the Ku Klux Klan. "I know folks think the books tell the truth, but they shore...

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