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Daisy Whaley interview with Cy Hart

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Identifier: MSS 2909
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hart was interviewed by Daisy Whaley in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Hart describes the work on the plantation and a "grovin' hog" which was a tool for harvesting wheat. He tells how the Yankees entered the plantation, ate what they desired, and announced freedom for the slaves. Hart stayed at the plantation until his master's...

Daisy Whaley interview with Lindsey Faucette

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2920
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Faucette was interviewed by Daisy Whaley in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Faucette said his master and mistress treated him well and never whipped or sold him. He added that the Confederate Army did more damage to the plantation than did the Union. After the Civil War, the master let his father use a plot of land for a year.

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