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R.D. Barton and Mrs. A.D. (Miss Topsy) Howard interview
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TitleR.D. Barton and Mrs. A.D. (Miss Topsy) Howard interview
CreatorPurcell, Linda
DescriptionIn the interview Mrs. A.D. (Miss Topsy) Howard, a medium, gives her accounts of dealing with the dead. She also discusses folk remedies used by her grandmother. Mr. Barton describes funerals practices and his experiences as the owner of a funeral home.
Geographic LocationAdairsville (Ga.)
SubjectFolklore--Georgia
Oral tradition
Death--Georgia
Funeral rites & ceremonies--Georgia
Superstition
Storytelling--Georgia
Supernatural
Oral histories
Personal NameBarton, R. D.
Howard, A. D., Mrs. (Miss Topsy)
Date Original1967
Date Digital2010
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.02.04
CollectionJohn Burrison Georgia folklore oral history and music recordings
PublisherKenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305
RightsThis material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
NotesBiographical information about R.D. Barton and Mrs. A.D. (Miss Topsy) Howard has not been determined.
Sourceahc1003002004.mp3
Original formatReel to reel
Extent14:59 minutes clip/32:25 minutes entire recording
LanguageEnglish
Transcriptftp://collections/MSS/MSS%201000-1099/MSS%201003.02.04.pdf
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