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Ed Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Romberg, Barbara
Title: Ed Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop interview
Date: 1968
Description: In the interview Ed Stinchcomb talks about the best time to plant corn and watermelon, kill hogs, and other superstitions. Mrs. Lewis Seawright tells how the small town of Shake Rag got its name. Lena Smith tells a story about graveyards, how slaves got married, and what slaves ate. Mr. and Mrs. Bishop tell a story about the sighting of a headless man and a story of a bear or bigfoot. Mr. Kemp tells a hunting story which includes being chased by a bear. The recording is low in some spots.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.09.10

Biographical information about Ed Stinchcomb, Lena Smith, Lewis Seawright, John O. Kemp, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003009010.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: African Americans | Superstition | Storytelling--Georgia | Farm life--Georgia | Food | Ghost stories | Slaves--Georgia | Stinchcomb, Ed | Smith, Lena | Seawright, Lewis | Bishop, Mr. | Bishop, Mrs. | Kemp, John O. | Fayetteville (Ga.) | Fayette County (Ga.) | Shake Rag (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,78

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