Interview with C.J. Taylor, July 14, 2002
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with C.J. Taylor, July 14, 2002. Blackshear (Ga.). Fieldworker: Timothy C. Prizer. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.
The contents are an occupational folklife analysis on C.J. Taylor’s life living and working in numerous turpentine camps. The interview focuses on several aspects of life in the camp, predominately on the sometimes harsh characteristics of woodsriders and bosses. Taylor is a Korean War veteran, and this is a recurrent topic as well.
- July 14, 2002
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
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From the Collection: English
Artist Data Sheet
County of Residence: Pierce
Occupation: Retired US veteran, Turpentiner
Notes: Occupational folklore, Tape-recorded interview with detailed index made at 833 Allen Ave., Blackshear, GA on 07/14/02. Part of Faces of the Piney Woods internship by Tim Prizer.
Keywords: Turpentine, African American, Mayday, Echols, Faces of the Piney WoodsGenres (Controlled Vocabulary)
Personal experience narrative, occupational folklore, naval stores
Call number: PRJ-1002
birthplace: "Mayday, GA-Echols County"
ethnicity_1: African American
religion: "Christian, Baptist"
genre: "Personal experience narrative, occupational folklore, naval stores"
occupation: "Retired US veteran, Turpentiner"
contact_made_by: Timothy C. Prizer
notes: "Occupational folklore, Tape-recorded interview with detailed index made at 833 Allen Ave., Blackshear, GA on 07/14/02. Part of Faces of the Piney Woods internship by Tim Prizer."
keywords: "Turpentine, African American, Mayday, Echols, Faces of the Piney Woods"