Audio Recordings Oral history with 84 year old black female, Joiner, Arkansas

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Clements, William
Tyler, Sallie
Dates 1981
Location Arkansas
United States
Language English
Subjects African American Baptists
African American Children
African American Women
African American Women Domestics
Cotton Picking
English Language
Joiner (Ark.)
Mississippi River Valley
Older African American Women
Oral Histories
Personal Narratives
Race Relations
Social Life and Customs
Traditional Medicine
Women, Black
Oral history with 84 year old black female, Joiner, Arkansas
Contributor Names
Clements, William (Collector)
Tyler, Sallie (Speaker)
Created / Published
May 29, 1981
Subject Headings
-  English language--Dialects--Arkansas
-  Women, Black--Arkansas--Joiner--Language
-  Cotton picking--Arkansas
-  Traditional medicine--Mississippi
-  Sharecropping--Arkansas--Joiner
-  Floods--Mississippi River Valley
-  African American women domestics--Arkansas--Joiner--Language
-  Older African American women--Arkansas--Joiner--Language
-  African American Baptists--Arkansas--Joiner
-  African American children--Mortality--Arkansas
-  African American women--Arkansas--Joiner--Social life and customs
-  Joiner (Ark.)--Race relations
-  Interviews
-  Narratives
-  Oral histories
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Arkansas -- Joiner
Oral histories
Personal narratives
-  For rights information contact the collector’s institution: Mid-South center for Oral History, Arkansas State University. AR
-  84 year old black female.
-  Sharecropping
-  Home medicine, food, cotton picking, doodlum books
-  Have additional transcript images that are not present on the audio file (after page 14).
-  She picked cotton as a child in Mississippi to help her mother support the family, didn't go to school, couldn't read; picked cotton and worked as a domestic in Arkansas. Sharecropping with her husband. Mother of 20 children, 14 of them died by age 3.
Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 29:51
Call Number
AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,301 b01
Source Collection
Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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