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T. Pat Matthews interview with Martha Adeline Hinton

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Identifier: MSS 2910
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. Hinton relates accounts given to her by her mother. Hinton says her family did reasonably well as slaves and tells how her father avoided being both sold and whipped.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Adeline Crump

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Identifier: MSS 2927
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Crump 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. Crump told about her parents experiences as they related them to her. The parents were given holidays and were allowed to hunt. Crump stated that slavery was bad because all slaves were not treated alike.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Andrew Boone

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Identifier: MSS 2886
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Boone 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. Boone gives a description of the plantation work and living conditions of slaves. He also describes in detail slave sales and the grueling slave whippings. He adds that he was afraid of the Yankees during the Civil War and that after emancipation everything...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Charles W. Dickens

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Identifier: MSS 2933
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Dickens 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. Dickens talks about life under slavery and how he looked down on the Yankee troops because they stole from the slaves.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Charlie H. Hunter

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Identifier: MSS 2915
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hunter was interviewed by T. Pat Mattthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Hunter says that his master forced him to watch his mother being whipped while he was still a small child. He talks about the Yankees and about life after the Civil War. He learned to read and write.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Dorcas Griffeth

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Identifier: MSS 2906
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Griffeth 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. Griffeth talks about her old master and plantation, about bad treatment, and about when the Yankees came through North Carolina. Mainly, she explains how bad her circumstances were at the time of the interview.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Elbert Hunter

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Identifier: MSS 2916
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hunter was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Hunter says that his master always treated him well and this master never allowed the slaves to be bothered by "patterollers." He describes the Yankees and the damage they did to the plantation. He is happy to be free.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Emma Blalock

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Identifier: MSS 2894
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Blalock 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. Blalock describes Christmas on the plantation. She talks about the use of liquor and drunkenness among slaves. She explains how the slaves were taken care of medically and says, "I think slavery wus a right good thing. Plenty to eat an' wear."

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...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Hannah Crasson

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Identifier: MSS 2924
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Crasson 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. Crasson said the master on the plantation did not beat the slaves, but his son and daughter were cruel at times. She added that the slaves were taught to fear the Union soldiers because they were told that the troops would kill them. She also described the...