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Collection Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938

Appendix II: Race of Interviewers

Information supplied by Norman R. Yelton as part of "An Introduction to the WPA Slave Narratives" for the 2001 release of the online collection.


Interviewer State
Claude K. Anderson Virginia
Edwin Driskell Georgia
David Hoggard Virginia
Augustus Ladson South Carolina
---- Rogers Maryland
Levi D. Shelby, Jr. Alabama
Samuel S. Taylor Arkansas


Interviewer State
William B. Allison Mississippi
Ruth A. Chitty Georgia
Cecil Copeland Arkansas
Annie D. Dean Alabama
W. W. Dixon South Carolina
Margaret Fowler Alabama
Leta Gray Kansas
Beulah Sherwood Hagg Arkansas
Sarah H. Hall Georgia
Mary A. Hicks North Carolina
Mary D. Hudgins Arkansas
Marjorie Jones North Carolina
Travis Jordan North Carolina
Grace McCune Georgia
Watt McKinney Arkansas
T. Pat Matthews North Carolina
Ila B. Prine Alabama
Irene Robertson Arkansas
Caldwell Sims South Carolina
Geneva Tonsill Georgia
C. E. Wells Mississippi
Daisy Whaley North Carolina

* The race of those interviewers whose names are not on this list could not be determined.