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William J. Gordy, Maddie Lou Stallings Towns, and Eleanor Johnson Brazell interview
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TitleWilliam J. Gordy, Maddie Lou Stallings Towns, and Eleanor Johnson Brazell interview
CreatorBrazell, Eleanor
DescriptionThe recording contains an interview and some songs, but the identity of the interviewee is unclear. The subjects covered in the interview include cooking, superstitions, folk remedies, Christmas serenades, fortune telling, and making soap. This interview is not fully transcribed. In the transcript Maddie Lou Stallings and family talk about quilting. The transcript also contains photos of William J. Gordy's pottery studio, Georgia Art Pottery, and a description of his process.
Geographic LocationCartersville (Ga.)
Roopville (Ga.)
Carroll County (Ga.)
SubjectQuilting--Georgia
Holidays--Georgia
Traditional medicine
Superstition
Food--Georgia
Pottery--Georgia
Personal NameGordy, William J.
Towns, Maddie Lou Stallings
Brazell, Eleanor Johnson
Date Original1968
Date Digital2011
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.08.12
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.
NotesWillam J. Gordy was born May 18, 1910 and was a third generation potter. Maddie Lou Stallings Towns was born in 1909 and married James George Towns. Eleanor Johnson Brazell was born in 1937 and is the daughter of Maddie Lout Stallings. She was raised in Roopville, Georgia.
Sourceahc1003008012.mp3
Original formatreel-reel
Extent00:32:07/09:45
LanguageEnglish
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