Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Clark, John Williams
Clements, William
Dates 1981
Location Arkansas
Marked Tree
United States
Language English
Subjects Agricultural Laborers
Arkansas
Cotton Picking
Depressions
Dialects
English Language
Farmers
Floods
Furniture
Interviews
Language
Marked Tree
Marked Tree (Ark.)
Men, White
Mississippi River Valley
Narratives
Oral Histories
Personal Narratives
Race Relations
Social Life and Customs
Stores, Retail
United States. Farm Security Administration
Title
Oral history with 80 year old white male, Marked Tree, Arkansas
Contributor Names
Clements, William (Collector)
Clark, John Williams (Speaker)
Created / Published
May 28, 1981
Subject Headings
-  English language--Dialects--Arkansas
-  Cotton picking--Arkansas
-  Floods--Mississippi River Valley
-  Men, White--Arkansas--Marked Tree--Language
-  Depressions--1929--Arkansas--Personal narratives
-  Marked Tree (Ark.)--Social life and customs
-  Farmers--Arkansas--Marked Tree--Language
-  Agricultural laborers--Arkansas--Marked Tree--Language
-  United States. Farm Security Administration
-  Stores, Retail--Arkansas--Marked Tree
-  Race relations--Arkansas
-  Furniture--Arkansas--Marked Tree
-  Interviews
-  Narratives
-  Oral histories
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Arkansas -- Marked Tree
Genre
Interviews
Narratives
Oral histories
Personal narratives
Notes
-  For rights information contact the collector’s institution: Mid-South center for Oral History, Arkansas State University. Jonesboro, AR
-  80 year old white male.
-  Sharecropping, farming
-  Education. Race relations. Mississippi floods 1937, Farm Security Administration
-  Have additional transcript images not present on the tape (after page 11).
-  "Whites and blacks got along well." He learned how to farm in Arkansas from black farmers. Served in Army from 1942-1943. Got into retail furniture business after the War, in 1944. Talks about business relationships with Jews in St. Louis, and later, ab
Medium
Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 31:19
Call Number
AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,301 b02
Source Collection
Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1986022.sr03b02


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