Audio Recordings Conversation with approximately 77 year old black male, Florida

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Sommer, Bettie
Dates 1977
Location Florida
United States
Language English
Subjects African American Children
African American Farmers
African American Men
Coon Hunting
Cotton Farmers
English Language
Men, Black
Oral Histories
Personal Narratives
Rural Schools
Social Life and Customs
Conversation with approximately 77 year old black male, Florida
Contributor Names
unidentified (Interviewer)
Unidentified (Speaker)
Sommer, Bettie (Collector)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Dogs--Anecdotes
-  English language--Dialects--Florida
-  Men, Black--Florida--Madison--Language
-  African American farmers--Florida--Madison--Language
-  Rural schools--Florida--Madison
-  Coon hunting--Florida
-  Sharecropping--Florida
-  Cotton farmers--Florida--Language
-  African American children--Mortality--Florida
-  Caskets--Florida
-  Funerals--Florida--Anecdotes
-  African American men--Florida--Social life and customs
-  Interviews
-  Narratives
-  Oral histories
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Florida
Oral histories
Personal narratives
-  For rights information contact the collector’s institution: University of Central Florida. Orlando, FL
-  Approximately 77 year old black male. One of eight children born to farmers. Subject cannot read or write and performs menial jobs for a living.
-  Talks about personal history, school, and pets.
-  Interviewer notes precede transcript. Incomplete transcript.
-  Only the first half of the audio is transcribed (up to 8:24), and the first two transcript images are descriptions.
Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 18:59
Call Number
AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,322 b02
Source Collection
Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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