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DAT-1002.16 Major Phillips interview, January 25, 2004

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13

Scope and Contents

id: DAT-1002.16

item_title: Major Phillips interview

call_number: PRJ-1002

project_title: Turpentine

informant_name: Major Phillips

fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson

recording_engineer: LeRoy Henderson

date: 25-Jan-04

recording_location: Adrian

content_summary: Interview with Phillips about his life farming, turpentining, and gathering last barrel of domestic turpentine for Soperton Naval Stores.

notes: Phillips has a speech impediment which affects the interview. See Faces of Piney Woods web site and End of an Era article in VF.

technical_summary: good quality

genre: occupational folklife, turpentine, personal experience narrative

places: Adrian, Soperton

people: Major Phillips, Marsten Kennedy, Phillips, Gillis

groups: African American

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


  • January 25, 2004

Conditions Governing Access


From the Collection: 40 Boxes

From the Collection: 3 items

From the Collection: 205 Cassettes

From the Collection: 29 Reels

From the Collection: 183 DVDs

From the Collection: 31 Video cassette

From the Collection: 41 Compact Disc


From the Collection: English


Repository Details

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