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Mrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, Mrs. W.R. Bowles interview
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TitleMrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, Mrs. W.R. Bowles interview
CreatorMorgan, Laree
DescriptionIn the interview, Mrs. Lillie Lea talks about being a teacher in a one room school; Mrs. Dan Christmas sings a song about the Woolfolk murder case; Mrs. Jim Peavy talks about old songs and superstitions; Nancy L. William shares superstitions and remedies, Gussie Lango and Genus Woodard tell stories and jokes, and Uley Morgan talks about games children played, home remedies and superstitions. The transcript includes five songs: "The Roving Gambler, " "Stone Mountain Memorial, " "Aint' You Coming Out Tonight, " "The Prisoner's Song, " and "Bootlegger's Daughter." These songs, and Mrs. W.R. Bowles' interview, are not on the recording, they are only transcribed. Mrs. Dan Christmas was born in 1896 in Pulaski County and moved to Dooley County when she was 10-years-old. Nancy L. William was born December 3, 1892 in Fort Valley, GA. Gussie Lango is 52-years-old and from Vienna, GA. Genus Woodard and Uley Morgan are also from Vienna and are 79 and 70-years-old, respectively.
Geographic LocationLehi (Ark.)
Vienna (Ga.)
Dooly County (Ga.)
SubjectAfrican Americans
Tuberculosis--Georgia
Superstition
Traditional medicine
Games--Georgia
Songs
Jokes
Personal NameLea, Lillie
William, Nancy L.
Lango, Gussie
Woodard, Genus
Morgan, Uley
Corporate NameHenderson Teacher State College
Date Original1968
Date Digital2011
TypeAudio recording
Digital Formataudio/mp3
Catalogue NumberMSS 1003.08.16
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.
NotesMrs. Lillie Lea was born March 2, 1892 in Lehi, AR. Mrs. Biographical information about Mrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, and Mrs. W.R. Bowles has not been determined.
Sourceahc1003008016.mp3
Original formatreel-reel
Extent00:53:36/04:02
LanguageEnglish
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