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Lena D. Jackson, Voney May Dobbs, and James C. Pass interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Jackson, Phillip
Title: Lena D. Jackson, Voney May Dobbs, and James C. Pass interview
Date: 1967
Description: In the interview Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Dobbs tell ghost stories, superstitions, home remedies, and riddles. James C. Pass shares a story about the origins of "blue gum negroes" as well as tall tales about the horned rattlesnake and hunting. Voney Dobbs is the mother of Lena Jackson, and both women are from Tallapoosa, Georgia. There is white noise in the background of the recording. The voices are muddled. Also, there is no recording of the riddles Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Dobbs share.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.08.08

Biographical information about Lena D. Jackson, Voney May Dobbs, and James C. Pass has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003008008.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: Ghost stories | Traditional medicine | Superstition | Riddles | Tall tales--Southern states | Jackson, Lena D. | Dobbs, Voney May | Pass, James C. | Tallapoosa (Ga.) | Haralson 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,71

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