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Ed Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop interview
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TitleEd Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop interview
CreatorRomberg, Barbara
DescriptionIn the interview Ed Stinchcomb talks about the best time to plant corn and watermelon, kill hogs, and other superstitions. Mrs. Lewis Seawright tells how the small town of Shake Rag got its name. Lena Smith tells a story about graveyards, how slaves got married, and what slaves ate. Mr. and Mrs. Bishop tell a story about the sighting of a headless man and a story of a bear or bigfoot. Mr. Kemp tells a hunting story which includes being chased by a bear. The recording is low in some spots.
Geographic LocationFayetteville (Ga.)
Fayette County (Ga.)
Shake Rag (Ga.)
SubjectAfrican Americans
Superstition
Storytelling--Georgia
Farm life--Georgia
Food
Ghost stories
Slaves--Georgia
Personal NameStinchcomb, Ed
Smith, Lena
Seawright, Lewis
Bishop, Mr.
Bishop, Mrs.
Kemp, John O.
Date Original1968
Date Digital2011
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.09.10
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 Ed Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop has not been determined.
Sourceahc1003009010.mp3
Original formatreel-reel
Extent00:43:38/04:48
LanguageEnglish
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