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DAT-1002.10 Interview with Patricia Brockinton, September 4, 2003

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Collection number: Folder 8

Scope and Contents

id: DAT-1002.10

item_title: Interview with Patricia Brockinton

call_number: PRJ-1002

informant_name: Patricia Wetherington Brockinton

fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers

recording_engineer: Laurie Kay Sommers

date: 04-Sep-03

recording_location: Woodpecker Route, Fargo

content_summary: Interview with Brockinton about life in Dayton Turpentine Camp, running the commissary with her late husband Robert Wetherington, running the business, role of a woman.

notes: Interview to get more information on life of women in turpentine camps. Pat's late husband and his family, the Wetheringtons, employed Stick Nelson, also interviewed for Faces of Piney Woods Project. Father was R.G. Kaney, mother was Emma Godwin Kaney.;

technical_summary: Good.

genre: personal experience narrative, naval stores, turpentine, natural medicine, food, occupational folklife, calendar customs

places: Fargo, Valdosta, Dayton Camp

people: Patricia Wetherington Brockinton, Robert Wetherington

groups: African American, European American

keywords: quarters, commissary, tally board, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving

Occupation: housewife, mother, beekeeping, turpentine bus.


  • September 4, 2003

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From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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