Interview with Anthrom L. Green Jr., January 19, 2004
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with Anthrom L. Green Jr., January 19, 2004. Jacksonville (Fl.). Fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson. Audio file digitized from DAT tape [DAT-1002.17]. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Topics include turpentining and the turpentine industry and trade. Includes transcript, 2 photos, and a biography.
This interview is a description of the life and times of Mr. Anthrom L. Green as a worker in the Turpentine Camps in and around the Soperton, Georgia area. Mr. Green is eighty five years old and has a very active recollection of his experiences.
Fieldworker note: Interview done at Green Home, Jacksonville, FL. Referred by a man who called in, having heard about the project, and referred Laurie Sommers to Mr. Green. One of three interviews LeRoy Henderson did for Faces of Piney Wood Project (others were Major Phillips and Stick Nelson). Note: part of this interview is restricted for public uses. Mr. Green is a soft spoken but well spoken man throughout the interview...there is very little background noise on the tape."
Subjects: Georgia; Oral histories; Sound recordings; Green, Anthrom L., Jr. (1918-2020); Turpentining; Turpentine industry workers; Turpentine industry and trade; Naval stores; Soperton (Ga.); Jacksonville (Fla.); African Americans;
- January 19, 2004
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia Box 19 Folder 70: VHS-1010.06 The McIntosh County Shouters may not be copied
989 Megabytes (1 electronic record(s) and derivatives. 1 audio file (wav, mp3) 713770940 bytes. 01:06:47. 5 PDF documents (22 scans, jp2). 989 MB (1,037,801,870 bytes). 41 Files, 3 Folders.) : Made available in DSpace on 2022-05-06T16:26:15Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 3 dat-1002-17_green-anthrom_2004.mp3: 64130124 bytes, checksum: 8e23adaa6e28df4ccc55e2a2ce50035b (MD5) ADS-1002-08.pdf: 224471 bytes, checksum: a70ccd57a47d7596be93fa127d5ff7d1 (MD5) tapelog-and-transcript.pdf: 4101190 bytes, checksum: 6998e0e30806d1cd468030f788cd14be (MD5) Previous issue date: 2004-01-19
From the Collection: English
Tape Log and Artist Data Sheet
item_title: Interview with Anthrom Green
informant_name: Anthrom Green
fieldworker: LeRoy Henderson
recording_engineer: LeRoy Henderson
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
first_name: Anthrom Jr.
Call number: PRJ-1002
birthplace: "Truetlen Co, Soperton, GA"
ethnicity_1: African American
genre: "Turpentine, personal experience narrative, occupational folklife, naval stores"
contact_made_by: "LeRoy Henderson, Jr."
notes: "Interview done at Green Home, Jacksonville, FL. Referred by a man who called in, having heard about the project, and referred Laurie Sommers to Mr. Green. One of three interviews LeRoy Henderson did for Faces of Piney Wood Project (others were Major Phillips and Stick Nelson). Note: part of this interview is restricted for public uses."
PRJ1014-061, ADS-1002-08, DAT-1002.17, SCA-2004.6
File includes letter from Laurie Sommers to Anthrom Green Jr., May 5, 2005 and photo log. (not online).
File includes Biographical Statement Mr. Anthrom Green Jr. Jacksonville, Florida By LeRoy Henderson.
File includes Obituary from website as PDF.