Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 1
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Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 1
By United States. Work Projects Administration
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  • SLAVE NARRATIVES
  • A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
    • TYPEWRITTEN RECORDS PREPARED BY THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT 1936-1938 ASSEMBLED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SPONSORED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
  • VOLUME IV
  • GEORGIA NARRATIVES
  • PART 1
    • Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Georgia
  • INFORMANTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • PLANTATION LIFE RACHEL ADAMS, Age 78 300 Odd Street Athens, Georgia Written by: Sadie B. Hornsby [HW: (White)] Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Georgia
    • [HW: Dist. 6 Ex-Slv. #4] WASHINGTON ALLEN, EX-SLAVE Born: December --, 1854 Place of birth: "Some where" in South Carolina Present Residence: 1932-Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Georgia Interviewed: December 18, 1936 [MAY 8 1937]
    • J.R. Jones REV. W.B. ALLEN, EX-SLAVE 425-Second Ave Columbus, Georgia (June 29, 1937) [JUL 28 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 6 Ex-Slave #2] Henrietta Carlisle JACK ATKINSON—EX-SLAVE Rt. D Griffin, Georgia Interviewed August 21, 1936 [MAY 8 1937]
    • Whitley 1-25-37 [HW: Dis #5 Unedited] Minnie B. Ross EX TOWN SLAVE HANNAH AUSTIN [HW: about 75-85] [APR 8 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 5 Ex Slave #1 Ross] "A FEW FACTS OF SLAVERY" As Told by CELESTIA AVERY—EX-SLAVE [MAY 8 1937]
    • FOLKLORE (Negro) Minnie B. Ross [MRS. CELESTIA AVERY]
    • MRS. EMMALINE HEARD
    • PLANTATION LIFE GEORGIA BAKER, Age 87 369 Meigs Street Athens, Georgia Written by: Mrs. Sadie B. Hornsby [HW: (White)] Athens Edited by: Mrs. Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth Dist. Supvr. Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Ga. August 4, 1938
    • ALICE BATTLE, EX-SLAVE Hawkinsville, Georgia (Interviewed By Elizabeth Watson—1936) [JUL 20, 1937]
    • PLANTATION LIFE JASPER BATTLE, Age 80 112 Berry St., Athens, Ga. Written by: Grace McCune [HW: (White)] Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens Leila Harris Augusta and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7
    • [HW: Dist. -- Ex-Slv. #10] ARRIE BINNS OF WASHINGTON-WILKES by Minnie Branham Stonestreet Washington-Wilkes Georgia [MAY 8 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 5 ExSlv. #7 Driskell] HENRY BLAND—EX-SLAVE [MAY -- --]
    • J.R. Jones RIAS BODY, Ex-Slave. Place of birth: Harris County, near Waverly Hall, Georgia Date of birth: April 9, 1846 Present residence: 1419-24th Street, Columbus, Georgia Interviewed: July 24, 1936 [JUL 8, 1937]
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW JAMES BOLTON Athens, Georgia Written by: Mrs. Sarah H. Hall Federal Writers' Project Residency 4 Athens, Georgia Edited by: Miss Maude Barragan Residency 13 Augusta, Georgia
    • ALEC BOSTWICK Ex-Slave—Age 76
    • Barragan-Harris [TR: Miss Maude Barragan (interviewer), Mrs. Leila Harris (editor)] NANCY BOUDRY, THOMSON, GEORGIA
    • FOLKLORE INTERVIEW ALICE BRADLEY Hull Street near Corner of Hoyt Street Athens, Georgia KIZZIE COLQUITT 243 Macon Avenue Athens, Georgia Written by: Miss Grace McCune Athens, Georgia Edited by: Mrs. Leila Harris Editor Federal Writers' Project Augusta, Georgia [APR 20 1938]
    • OLD SLAVE STORY DELLA BRISCOE Macon, Georgia By Adella S. Dixon [HW: (Colored)] [JUL 28 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 6 Ex. Slv. #11] GEORGE BROOKS, EX-SLAVE Date of birth: Year unknown (See below) Place of birth: In Muscogee County, near Columbus, Georgia Present Residence: 502 East 8th Street, Columbus, Georgia Interviewed: August 4, 1936 [MAY 8 1937]
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW EASTER BROWN 1020 S. Lumpkin Street Athens, Georgia Written By: Mrs. Sadie B. Hornsby Edited By: John N. Booth Federal Writers' Project WPA Residency No. 7
    • JULIA BROWN (Aunt Sally) 710 Griffin Place, N.W. Atlanta, Ga. July 25, 1936[TR:?] by Geneva Tonsill
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW JULIA BUNCH, Age 85 Beech Island South Carolina Written by: Leila Harris Augusta Edited by: John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Res. 6 & 7 [MAY 10 1938]
    • [HW: Ex. Slv. #6] [HW: MARSHAL BUTLER] Subject: Slavery Days And After District: No. 1 W.P.A. Editor and Research: Joseph E. Jaffee Supervisor: Joseph E. Jaffee [HW: (This copy has photog. attached.)]
    • [HW: Dist. 5 Ex. Slave #13] AN INTERVIEW ON SLAVERY OBTAINED FROM MRS. SARAH BYRD—EX-SLAVE
    • Ex-Slave #18 INTERVIEW WITH (MRS.) MARIAH CALLAWAY EX-SLAVE
    • PLANTATION LIFE AS VIEWED BY EX-SLAVE SUSAN CASTLE, Age 78 1257 W. Hancock Ave. Athens, Georgia Written by: Sadie B. Hornsby Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Augusta, Georgia
    • [HW: Dist. 2 Ex-Slave #17] ELLEN CLAIBOURN 808 Campbell Street (Richmond County) Augusta, Georgia By: (Mrs.) Margaret Johnson—Editor Federal Writers' Project Dist. 2 Augusta, Ga.
    • [HW: Dist. 7 Ex-Slave #19] Adella S. Dixon District 7 BERRY CLAY OLD SLAVE STORY [MAY 8 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 7 Ex-Slave #22] Adella S. Dixon District 7 PIERCE CODY OLD SLAVE STORY [HW: About 88] [MAY 8 1937]
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW WILLIS COFER, Age 78 548 Findley Street Athens, Georgia Written by: Grace McCune Federal Writers' Project Athens, Georgia Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens, Ga. and Leila Harris John N. Booth Augusta, Georgia [MAY 6 1938]
    • PLANTATION LIFE MARY COLBERT, Age 84 168 Pearl Street Athens, Georgia Written by: Sadie B. Hornsby [HW: (White)] Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Ga.
    • [HW: Dist. 1 Ex. Slave #21 (with Photograph)] [HW: "JOHN COLE"] Subject: A SLAVE REMEMBERS District: No. 1 W.P.A Editor: Edward Ficklen Supervisor: Joseph E. Jaffee [MAY 8 1937]
    • PLANTATION LIFE AS VIEWED BY EX-SLAVE JULIA COLE, Age 78 169 Yonah Avenue Athens, Georgia Written by: Corry Fowler Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens Leila Harris Augusta and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW MARTHA COLQUITT, Age 85 190 Lyndon Avenue Athens, Georgia Written by: Mrs. Sarah H. Hall Federal Writers' Project Athens, Georgia Edited by: John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Georgia
    • PLANTATION LIFE AS VIEWED BY AN EX-SLAVE MINNIE DAVIS, Age 78 237 Billups St. Athens, Ga. Written By: Mrs. Sadie B. Hornsby Athens, Georgia Edited By: Mrs. Sarah H. Hall Athens, Georgia and John N. Booth WPA Residencies 6 & 7 August 29, 1938
    • Whitley [HW: Unedited Atlanta] E. Driskell EX-SLAVE MOSE DAVIS [APR 8 1937]
    • EX-SLAVE INTERVIEW IKE DERRICOTTE, Age 78 554 Hancock Avenue Athens, Georgia Written by: Miss Grace McCune Athens Edited by: Mrs. Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Georgia August 19, 1938
    • PLANTATION LIFE BENNY DILLARD, Age 80 Cor. Broad and Derby Streets Athens, Ga. Written by: Grace McCune [HW: (white)] Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 Augusta, Ga.
    • [HW: Atlanta Dist. 5 Driskell] THE EXPERIENCE OF GEORGE EASON IN SLAVERY TIME [MAY 8 1937]
    • PLANTATION LIFE AS VIEWED BY EX-SLAVE CALLIE ELDER, Age 78 640 W. Hancock Avenue Athens, Georgia Written by: Sadie B. Hornsby Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens Leila Harris Augusta and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7 [JUN 6 1938]
    • MARTHA EVERETTE, EX-SLAVE Hawkinsville, Georgia (Interviewed By Elizabeth Watson—1936) [JUL 20 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 5 Ex-Slave #30] By E. Driskell Typed by A.M. Whitley 1-29-37 FIRST COPY OF ARTICLE ENTITLED: "AN INTERVIEW WITH LEWIS FAVOR," EX-SLAVE [MAY 8 1937]
    • [HW: Dist. 6 Ex-Slave #28] THE STORY OF AUNT MARY FERGUSON, EX-SLAVE 1928 Oak Street Columbus, Georgia December 18, 1936
    • FOLKLORE INTERVIEW CARRIE NANCY FRYER 415 Mill Street Augusta, Georgia Written by: Miss Maude Barragan Federal Writers' Project Residency #13 Augusta, Georgia
    • PLANTATION LIFE ANDERSON FURR, Age 87 298 W. Broad Street Athens, Georgia Written by: Sadie B. Hornsby [HW: (white)] Athens Edited by: Sarah H. Hall Athens Leila Harris Augusta and John N. Booth District Supervisor Federal Writers' Project Residencies 6 & 7
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