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Audio Recording Interview with Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, ca. 1937-1940

Interview with Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, ca. 1937-1940

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About this Item

Title

  • Interview with Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, ca. 1937-1940

Names

  • Unidentified female interviewer
  • Lewis, Roscoe E.
  • Williams, Mrs.

Created / Published

  • Norfolk, Virginia, 1937

Headings

  • -  Prayer
  • -  Whipping
  • -  Women slaves--Abuse of
  • -  Hymns, English
  • -  Slave narratives--Virginia
  • -  Women slaves--Virginia--Social conditions
  • -  Slaves--Religious life--Virginia
  • -  Slaves--Abuse of--Virginia
  • -  Slavery--Virginia--Anecdotes
  • -  Praise God (Song)
  • -  Slaveholders--Virginia
  • -  Freedmen--Virginia
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Field recordings
  • -  Songs
  • -  United States -- Virginia -- Norfolk

Genre

  • Interviews
  • Field recordings
  • Songs

Notes

  • -  Recorded by Roscoe Lewis, Norfolk, Virginia, 1937-40.
  • -  Poor quality recording.

Medium

  • 1 sound disc : analog, 78 rpm; 12 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AFC 1948/015: AFS 08245B

Source Collection

  • Hampton Institute duplication project (AFC 1948/015)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio
  • online text
  • pdf

Rights & Access

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Credit line

Please cite the source collection title, collection number, and repository, for example:

  • Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Expedition Collection (AFC 1935/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • John and Ruby Lomax 1940 Southern States Recordings Collection (AFC 1940/003), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, 1941-1943 (AFC 1941/002), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • John Henry Faulk Recordings of Negro Religious Services. Part 3 (AFC 1941/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey Collection (AFC 1941/018), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Hampton Institute Duplication Project (AFC 1948/015), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Cyrus B. Koonce Collection (AFC 1950/037), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Elmer E. Sparks interview with Celia Black (AFC 1975/009), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Elmer E. Sparks interview with Charlie Smith (AFC 1975/023), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • American Dialect Society Collection (AFC 1984/011), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Unidentified Female Interviewer, Roscoe E Lewis, and Mrs Williams. Interview With Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, Ca. 1937 to 1940. Norfolk, Virginia, 1937. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1948015_afs08245b/.

APA citation style:

Unidentified Female Interviewer, Lewis, R. E. & Williams, M. (1937) Interview With Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, Ca. 1937 to 1940. Norfolk, Virginia. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1948015_afs08245b/.

MLA citation style:

Unidentified Female Interviewer, Roscoe E Lewis, and Mrs Williams. Interview With Mrs. Williams, Norfolk, Virginia, Ca. 1937 to 1940. Norfolk, Virginia, 1937. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1948015_afs08245b/>.