DAT-1002.02 Carter and West in the Woods, April 18, 1998
Scope and Contents
item_title: Carter and West in the Woods
informant_name: Eddie B. Robinson, Alton Carter, Elliott West
fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers
recording_engineer: Laurie Kay Sommers
recording_location: Ware County
content_summary: Recording of the three turpentine men, boss Carter and workers Robinson and West, in the woods outside the entrance to Okefenokee Swamp Park south of Waycross, getting sound for a radio program, and recording their comments about work in the woods and the difficulties turpentiners faced in the twilight of the industry. This was not actual work, but West in his work clothes and with his hack chipping on old faces so I could get sounds for the radio program that was eventually included in Wiregrass Ways.
notes: material from this tape included in Wiregrass Ways Turpentine radio program.
technical_summary: Good--includes actual sounds of working in the woods.
genre: occupational folklife, personal experience narratives, naval stores, turpentine
places: Ware County, Waycross
people: Alton Carter, Elliott West, Eddie B. Robinson
groups: African American, European American
keywords: chipper, hack, cup, tools
- April 18, 1998
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Collection is open for research.
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