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Amelia Wallace Vernon collection

Repository: University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library

Collection Description (Extant): The Amelia Wallace Vernon Collection includes transcriptions of interviews used in researching Vernon's 1993 book: "African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina." This work traces the history of African Americans at Mars Bluff from the mid-eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. She describes the efforts of free blacks after emancipation and into the twentieth century to improve their own lives and those of their families.

Date(s): 1975-1998

Digital Status: No

Extent: Typescript (1000+ p)

Finding Aid URL: http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/vernoninterviews.pdf External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Ruth Lee Bailey, Willie Bailey, Melvin Brown, Renee Brown-Bryant, John Parker Bultman, David Charles, Josephine Perry Charles, Annie Mae Coker, Leon Coker, Henry Cooper, Gertrude (Maggie) Egleton, Martha Adams Ervin, Herman Ford, Robert Middleton Fraley, Louise Williamson Gaskins, Viola Williamson Gary, Mattie Smalls Gregg, Alexander Guiles, Elizabeth Edwards Hannah, Theola Cox Howard, Blanch Edwards Johnson, Frances Johnson, Julia Johnson, Lena Mae Smalls Law, Jacqueline Lucky, Julia Bell Mack, David Marcus, Rebecca Barr Moody, Rubin Peterson, Atleene Pinkney, Gwen Robertson, Cora Ford Robinson, Frank Saunders, Russell Saunders, Elizabeth Harllee Scott, Bernice Sellers, Jerome Sellers, Mable Smalls Sellers, Cora Smalls, Harmon Taylor, Annie Lee Waiters, Archie Waiters, Brainger Waiters, Catherine Waiters, Geraldine Waiters, Hester Waiters, Johnnie Waiters, Michael Waiters, Otis Cornelius Waiters, Rena Bell Waiters, Amelia Mellichamp Wallace, Chisolm Wallace, Claudia Williamson Williams, Dorchester Williams, Dorothy Smalls Williams, Claudia Williamson, Matthew Williamson, Vicie Ford Wilson, Ida Ellison Zanders

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American families
African Americans--South Carolina

Genres:

Interviews
Transcripts

 

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