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Mrs. Alice Mae Baillff and Mrs. Edward R. Ruddell interview
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TitleMrs. Alice Mae Baillff and Mrs. Edward R. Ruddell interview
CreatorYancey, Aletha
DescriptionIn the interview Mrs. Bailff recalls stories told to her by her grandmother, Mrs. Cain. Topics covered include superstitions, collecting herbs, education, church, and the Civil War. Mrs. Ruddell shares stories from her childhood on a farm. These include superstitions about planting, remedies, food preparation, making soap and games. Both interviewees are very faint in the recording. There is some static and background noise during Mrs. Ruddell's interview.
Geographic LocationRoswell (Ga.)
Resaca (Ga.)
SubjectUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Superstition
Schools--Georgia
Cooking--Southern states
Traditional medicine
Games--Georgia
Personal NameBailiff, Alice Mae
Ruddell, Edward R., Mrs.
Corporate NameSardis Methodist Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original1967
Date Digital2011
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.08.02
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.
NotesAlice Mae Baillff born in 1882 in Roswell, Georgia. Mrs. Edward R. Ruddell was raised on a farm in Resaca, Georgia. She was born in 1922 and is the daughter of Ruel Rogers. She had five children.
Sourceahc1003008002.mp3
Original formatreel-reel
Extent00:34:15/06:05
LanguageEnglish
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