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Helen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley interview
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TitleHelen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley interview
CreatorJohnson, James Philip
DescriptionIn the interview Mrs. Noble describes life on her grandmother's farm and the division of labor among the family members. Her husband, Mr. Noble, recalls the horse and buggy days in the surrounding area. 'Mr. Williams discusses life in early 20th century Allendale, SC. Topics include dating, his father, songs, church, weekend 'frolics' (music, food, singing.) Mrs. Williams joins the interview-- sings "Sweet Home" with Mrs. Helen Noble. Ms. Singleton sings and discusses childhood games she played. She also describes courtship and marriage rituals in the early 20th century. Mrs. Jones also describes childhood games she played and tells a "Jack" tale. Sheriff Ridley talks about his band The Sheriff and the Deputies and the group performs a series of songs. The sheriff categorizes their music as bluegrass/hill-billy.
Geographic LocationAiken (S.C.)
Dahlonega (Ga.)
SubjectFolklore--Georgia
Oral tradition
Singing--Georgia
Storytelling--Georgia
Marriage--Georgia
Courtship
Games--Georgia
Children
Religion
Cultural landscapes--Georgia--Atlanta
Oral histories
Personal NameNoble, Helen
Bushfield, Joe
Singleton, Mattie
Ridley, Ralph
Date Original1967
Date Digital2010
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.02.02
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 Helen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley has not been determined.
Sourceahc1003002002.mp3
Original formatReel to reel
Extent10:59 minutes clip/02:59 hours entire recording
LanguageEnglish
Transcriptftp://collections/MSS/MSS%201000-1099/MSS%201003.02.02.pdf
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