Manuscript/Mixed Material Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida (Transcript)
About this Item
- Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida (Transcript)
- unidentified (Interviewer)
- Unidentified (Speaker)
- Sommer, Bettie (Collector)
Created / Published
- - English language--Dialects--Florida
- - African American men--Florida--Social life and customs
- - Men, Black--Florida--Seville--Language
- - Freedmen--Florida--Language
- - Older African American men--Florida--Language
- - Slaveholders--Georgia
- - Voting--United States
- - United States. President (1969-1974 : Nixon)
- - Race relations
- - Corporal punishment
- - Older African American men--Florida--Religious life
- - Africa
- - Interviews
- - Narratives
- - Oral histories
- - Personal narratives
- - Transcripts
- - United States -- Florida
- Oral histories
- Personal narratives
- - For rights information contact the collector’s institution: University of Central Florida. Orlando, FL
- - Incomplete transcript.
- - 114 year old black male. Former slave who was born in Richmond, VA in 1862. At time of recording he was history lecturer for government getting paid $100 for 30 minute lectures. Claimed to have brother who is 128 years old.
- - Talks about personal history and returning to Africa after being freed.
- - The last four minutes of audio are not transcribed (up to 15:34).
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,322, folder 32
- Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
- American Folklife Center
- online text
IIIF Presentation Manifest
- African American Men
- Corporal Punishment
- English Language
- Men, Black
- Older African American Men
- Oral Histories
- Personal Narratives
- Race Relations
- Religious Life
- Social Life and Customs
- United States
- United States. President ( : Nixon)
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Chicago citation style:
Unidentified, Unidentified, and Bettie Sommer. Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida Transcript. 1977. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/afccal000517/.
APA citation style:
Unidentified, Unidentified & Sommer, B. (1977) Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida Transcript. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afccal000517/.
MLA citation style:
Unidentified, Unidentified, and Bettie Sommer. Conversation with 114 year old black male, Florida Transcript. 1977. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afccal000517/>.