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DAT-1002.17 Interview with Anthrom Green, January 19, 2004

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Collection number: Folder 14

Scope and Contents

id: DAT-1002.17

item_title: Interview with Anthrom Green

call_number: PRJ-1002

project_title: Turpentine

informant_name: Anthrom Green

fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson

recording_engineer: LeRoy Henderson

date: 19-Jan-04

recording_location: Jacksonville, FL

content_summary: Interview is a description of the life and times of Mr. Anthrom L. Green as a worker in the turpentine camps in and around Soperton, GA. Mr. Green is 85 years old and has a very active recollection of his experiences: work and seasons of work, terminology, games, church, school, camp life.

notes: Recorded for Faces of the Piney woods project. Note portion of this tape is restricted.

technical_summary: Green is a soft spoken but well spoken man throughout the interview. There is very little background noise on the tape--good quality.

genre: naval stores, games, religion, work, occupational folklife, turpentine, personal experience narratives

places: Swainsboro, Soperton, Gillis Plantation, Phillips Settlement

people: Anthrom Green, Gillis, Coleman, Randolph

groups: African American

keywords: juke joints, turpentine camps


  • January 19, 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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Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
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Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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