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Mrs. Era Mae Adams interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Shaw, Mike
Title: Mrs. Era Mae Adams interview
Date: 1968
Description: In the interview Mrs. Era Mae Adams plays the following songs on the organ: What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "Nearer My God to Thee," "Rock of Ages," "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder," "Precious Memories." She also tells stories about Christmas, celebrations, twistification, growing up on a farm, school, church, and superstitions. Periodically throughout the interview there is the sound of the mic brushing against fabric.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.08.20

Mrs. Era Mae Adams was born February 5, 1899 in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Local identification number: ahc1003008020.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: Music | Organ (Musical Instrument) | Holidays | Farm life--Georgia | Schools--Georgia | Churches--Georgia | Superstition | Ebineezer Methodist Church | Adams, Era Mae | Fayetteville (Ga.) | Fayette 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,89

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