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Mrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, Mrs. W.R. Bowles interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Morgan, Laree
Title: Mrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, Mrs. W.R. Bowles interview
Date: 1968
Description: In the interview, Mrs. Lillie Lea talks about being a teacher in a one room school; Mrs. Dan Christmas sings a song about the Woolfolk murder case; Mrs. Jim Peavy talks about old songs and superstitions; Nancy L. William shares superstitions and remedies, Gussie Lango and Genus Woodard tell stories and jokes, and Uley Morgan talks about games children played, home remedies and superstitions. The transcript includes five songs: "The Roving Gambler," "Stone Mountain Memorial," "Aint' You Coming Out Tonight," "The Prisoner's Song," and "Bootlegger's Daughter." These songs, and Mrs. W.R. Bowles' interview, are not on the recording, they are only transcribed. Mrs. Dan Christmas was born in 1896 in Pulaski County and moved to Dooley County when she was 10-years-old. Nancy L. William was born December 3, 1892 in Fort Valley, GA. Gussie Lango is 52-years-old and from Vienna, GA. Genus Woodard and Uley Morgan are also from Vienna and are 79 and 70-years-old, respectively.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.08.16

Mrs. Lillie Lea was born March 2, 1892 in Lehi, AR. Mrs. Biographical information about Mrs. Lillie Lea, Mrs. Dan Christmas, Mrs. Jim Peavy, Nancy L. William; Gussie Lango, Genus Woodard, Uley Morgan, and Mrs. W.R. Bowles has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003008016.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: African Americans | Tuberculosis--Georgia | Superstition | Traditional medicine | Games--Georgia | Songs | Jokes | Henderson Teacher State College | Lea, Lillie | William, Nancy L. | Lango, Gussie | Woodard, Genus | Morgan, Uley | Lehi (Ark.) | Vienna (Ga.) | Dooly 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,87

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