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R.E. Faulkner, Mrs. Turner, Reverend Cox, and William "Pap" Bailey interview

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Type: Sound recordings | MovingImage
Creator: Mitchell, Linda
Title: R.E. Faulkner, Mrs. Turner, Reverend Cox, and William "Pap" Bailey interview
Date: 1968 Nov. 9
Description: In the interview Mr. Faulkner plays a few tunes on his fiddle, tells the story of the weather prophet who wrote the almanac, explains how he would celebrate Christmas, tells a ghost story, and recalls a story of a lynch mob. Mrs. Turner plays some songs on the banjo and on the piano. Reverend Cox visits the Turner house and also plays the piano and sings. Mr. Bailey tells witch stories, talks about the cabin that he and his wife built, discusses cooking methods, explains how he made a bread tray, wagons, wheels, brandy and whiskey. He also tells a hunting story. R.E. Faulkner is 73-years-old and was born in Cherokee County, but grew up in Bartow County, GA. Mrs. Turner is 77-years-old and was born and raised in Cartersville, GA. Reverend Cox is Mrs. Turner's neighbor. The recording is very quiet.

Local identification number: MSS 1003.09.20

Biographical information about R.E. Faulkner, Mrs. Turner, Reverend Cox, and William "Pap" Bailey has not been determined.

Local identification number: ahc1003009020.mp3

Local identification number: reel-reel

Subjects: Music | Storytelling--Georgia | Ghost stories | Country life--Southern states | Lynching--Georgia | Turner, Mrs. | Bailey, William | Cox, Reverend | Red Top Mountain (Ga.) | Bartow 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,99

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