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Daisy Whaley interview with Cy Hart

 File — Folder: 1
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 death.


  • 1937


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Hart was a former slave who was living in North Carolina at the time of the interview.


1 item (2 pages)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 79 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 323. Andronicus Publ. Co., 1941. Five reels of microfilm were purchased for $115 in 1971.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from; Andronicus Publ. Co.; 1971.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Daisy Whaley interview with Cy Hart
Rose Frank
20 May 2011
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States