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Jewel Hobbs, Tom Hobbs, Yvonne Edwards, and Jerry Moore interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: McCrary, Richard
Title: Jewel Hobbs, Tom Hobbs, Yvonne Edwards, and Jerry Moore interview
Date: 1968
Description: In the interview Mrs. Hobbs tells of the Shelton gang from her hometown in Cisny, Illinois. Mr. Hobbs talks about an encounter with a black panther while in a covered wagon. Yvonne Edwards tells the ghost tales, "The Headless Lady," "The Invisible Donkey Card," and "The Floating Bible." Mrs. Hobbs talks about her mother's visions and why there are no African Americans in Cumming, Georgia. Jerry Moore shares folktales and stories, including stories about Buffalo Bill and other Midwestern American tales. The audio is very low in some spots of the recording.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.09.07

Biographical information about Jewel Hobbs, Tom Hobbs, Yvonne Edwards, and Jerry Moore has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003009007.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: Tales--Southern states | Ghost stories | Storytelling--Georgia | African Americans | Hobbs, Jewel | Hobbs, Tom | Edwards, Yvonne | Moore, Jerry | Cumming (Ga.) | Cisny (Ill.) | Wyoming | Utah | Forsyth County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2011
Original Material: Audio recording | John Burrison Georgia folklore oral history and music recordings, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This 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.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/BUR,103

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: John Burrison Georgia Folklore Oral History and Music recordings