DAT-1002.01 Alton Carter and Elliott West Interview, February 1, 1998
Scope and Contents
item_title: Alton Carter and Elliott West Interview
fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers
recording_engineer: Laurie Kay Sommers
content_summary: "Interview with Alton Carter, boss, and Elliott West, his worker for many years, on West's front porch. The two reminisce about the turpentine industry, work, the camp quarters, entertainment, the demise of the industry."
notes: Excerpts from this interview included in Wiregrass Ways turpentine radio program.
technical_summary: "Good, but ambient sounds include cars going by on nearby road, etc."
genre: "personal experience narrative, occupational folklife, naval stores, turpentine, food, natural medicine"
places: "Waynesville, Baxley, Brantley County"
people: "Elliott West, Alton Carter, Harley Landale"
groups: "African American, European American"
keywords: "quarters, juke, commissary, Georgia Forestry Commission"
- February 1, 1998
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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