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Helen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Johnson, James Philip
Title: Helen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley interview
Date: 1967
Description: In the interview Mrs. Noble describes life on her grandmother's farm and the division of labor among the family members. Her husband, Mr. Noble, recalls the horse and buggy days in the surrounding area. 'Mr. Williams discusses life in early 20th century Allendale, SC. Topics include dating, his father, songs, church, weekend 'frolics' (music, food, singing.) Mrs. Williams joins the interview-- sings "Sweet Home" with Mrs. Helen Noble. Ms. Singleton sings and discusses childhood games she played. She also describes courtship and marriage rituals in the early 20th century. Mrs. Jones also describes childhood games she played and tells a "Jack" tale. Sheriff Ridley talks about his band The Sheriff and the Deputies and the group performs a series of songs. The sheriff categorizes their music as bluegrass/hill-billy.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.02.02

Biographical information about Helen Noble, Joe Bushfield, Williams Family, Mattie Singleton, and Sheriff Ralph Ridley has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003002002.mp3

Local identification number: Reel to reel

Local identification number: ftp://collections/MSS/MSS%201000-1099/MSS%201003.02.02.pdf

Subjects: Folklore--Georgia | Oral tradition | Singing--Georgia | Storytelling--Georgia | Marriage--Georgia | Courtship | Games--Georgia | Children | Religion | Cultural landscapes--Georgia--Atlanta | Oral histories | Noble, Helen | Bushfield, Joe | Singleton, Mattie | Ridley, Ralph | Aiken (S.C.) | Dahlonega (Ga.) | Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta GA 30305, 2010
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,37

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