Interview with Junior Taylor, July 14, 2002
Scope and Contents
Oral history interview with Junior 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 (or folklore) analysis on Junior Taylor’s life living and working in numerous turpentine camps. The interview focuses on all aspects of life in the camp, including child recreation and schooling, foodways, living conditions, church goings, and work in the woods.
- 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
County of Residence: Pierce
Occupation: Turpentiner, Locomotive mechanic, musician
Notes: Occupational folklife, Tape-recorded interview with detailed index made at 833 Allen Ave., Blackshear, GA on 07/14/02. Deceased since initial contact made. Part of Tim Prizer's original volunteer internship with SGFP.
Keywords: Turpentine, African American, Mayday, Echols
Genres (Controlled Vocabulary): Turpentine, Personal experience narrative, occupational folklore, naval stores
nickname: Iron Man
Call number: PRJ-1002
birthplace: Unclear-farm in Alabama
ethnicity_1: African American
religion: "Christian, Baptist"
genre: "Turpentine, Personal experience narrative, occupational folklore, naval stores"
occupation: "Turpentiner, Locomotive mechanic, musician"
contact_made_by: Timothy C. Prizer
notes: "Occupational folklife, Tape-recorded interview with detailed index made at 833 Allen Ave., Blackshear, GA on 07/14/02. Deceased since initial contact made. Part of Tim Prizer's original volunteer internship with SGFP."
keywords: "Turpentine, African American, Mayday, Echols"
PRJ1014-073, ADS-1002-02, CAS-1002.15.1, CAS-1002.15.2, sgfp_sca-2004-6_023