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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

T. Pat Matthews interview with Mary Anngady

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346105]
Identifier: MSS 2874
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Anngady 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. Anngady was educated on her master's plantation and went to Shaw Collegiate Institute after the Civil War. She gives a detailed description of what her husband told her of African tribal life. She talks about "savages," witch doctors, tribal kings, and...

Mary A. Hicks interview with Viney Baker

 File — Folder 1: [31197230345842]
Identifier: MSS 2882
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Baker 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. Baker was freed after the Civil War, but he continued to be forced to work, and he was treated very poorly. His mother was sold in the middle of the night. He describes severe beatings and being reunited with his mother.

Mary A. Hicks interview with Henry Bobbitt

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346147]
Identifier: MSS 2896
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Bobbitt 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. Bobbitt tells about working and living conditions on the plantation. The slaves were not allowed to read and write or attend church. He talks about the slave trade and marriages. He thinks Lincoln was cruel for emancipating salves and not giving them a...

Mary A. Hicks interview with Mary Barbour

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346386]
Identifier: MSS 2889
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Barbour 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. Barbour relates the story of her family's escape at the end of the Civil War. They were "reffes who fled to Roanoke, Virginia, so thay they could [join] the Yankees."

Mary A. Hicks interview with Alice Baugh

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346295]
Identifier: MSS 2890
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Baugh 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. Baugh tells stories as related by her mother who was a slave. Alice claims that life under slavery was a happy and prosperous time. She says that slaves cried from sorrow when emancipated and that they sang, "We'll hang Abe Lincoln on de Sour Apple Tree." She...

Mary A. Hicks interview with Cornelia Andrews

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346113]
Identifier: MSS 2873
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Andrews 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. Andrews describes the Smithfield, North Carolina, slave market and tells stories of slave beatings, both her own and of others.She also makes references to slave breeding.

T. Pat Matthews interview with Mary Brodie Anderson

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346139]
Identifier: MSS 2869
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Anderson was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Anderson says that she was treated well as a slave. The slave children were allowed to eat with the master and family on Sundays. The slaves were well fed, well clothed, and had comfortable houses. The slave children loved and trusted their master,...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Charity Austin

 File — Folder 1: [31197230345990]
Identifier: MSS 2878
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Austin 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. Austin claims to have seen Abraham Lincoln, General Robert E. Lee, and General William Sherman, but the nature of her account makes her assertion doubtful. She says the slaves were ignorant of their emancipation. She stayed on the plantation a year after she was...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Louisa Covington Adams

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346253]
Identifier: MSS 2865
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of the typescript of an interview. Adams was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews on 7 June 1937 as part of a Works Progress Administration assignment. Adams tells about her experiences as a slave in North Carolina. Adams said that she was treated poorly, given little food, and few clothes. Slaves were not allowed to have fun, learn to read and write, or to go to church. They were given no holidays and were forced to work even after being badly whipped. She also...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Sarah Louise Augustus

 File — Folder 1: [31197230346006]
Identifier: MSS 2876
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Augustus was interviewed by T. Pat Mathews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Augustus describes what it was like being a child slave. She talks about her grandmother who cared for white babies as a wet nurse, and who cared for the dead. After the Civil War Augustus was always surrounded by "white folks," and she tried to live up to the...