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Allan Drake, Ruth and Fred Drake, Florence Collett, R.R. and Ruth Pickens, R.C. Martin, and Mrs. J.H. Reeves interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Allen, Betty Reeves
Title: Allan Drake, Ruth and Fred Drake, Florence Collett, R.R. and Ruth Pickens, R.C. Martin, and Mrs. J.H. Reeves interview
Date: 1967
Description: The majority of the interview is Mrs. J.H. Reeves reminiscing about farm life in south Georgia near McCrae, Georgia. She also talks about home remedies and superstitions she heard as a child. Mr. and Mrs. Drake tell stories and recall superstitions and home remedies. Mrs Collett talks about superstitions and tells a few stories. Ruth Pickens recalls some childhood memories: home remedies, children's games, superstitions, and songs. Mr. R.C. Martin recalls farm life and his grandfather using prison labor on the farm. Some of his memories include home remedies he learned from the prisoners.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.07.07

Biographical information about Allan Drake, Ruth and Fred Drake, Florence Collett, R.R. and Ruth Pickens, R.C. Martin, and Mrs. J.H. Reeves has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003007007.mp3

Local identification number: Reel to reel

Local identification number: ftp://collections/MSS/MSS%201000-1099/MSS%201003.07.07.pdf

Subjects: Churches--Georgia | Food | Food--Georgia | Folklore | Folklore--Georgia | Education--Georgia | Farm life--Georgia | Farming--Georgia | Superstition | Traditional medicine | Food--Storage | Drake, Allan | Drake, Ruth | Drake, Fred | Collett, Florence | Pickens, R.R. | Pickens, Ruth | Martin, R.C. | Burrison, John | Reeve, Mrs. J.H. | Coweta County (Ga.) | Chamblee (Ga.) | DeKalb County (Ga.) | Lilburn (Ga.) | Gwinnett County (Ga.) | McCrae (Ga.) | Telfair County (Ga.) | Madison County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry RD, 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,50

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