Audio Recording Interview with George Johnson, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, September 1941 (part 1 of 6)

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Title
Interview with George Johnson, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, September 1941 (part 1 of 6)
Contributor Names
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 (Interviewer)
Sturz, Elizabeth Lyttleton (Interviewer)
Johnson, George (Interviewee)
Jones, Lewis Wade, 1910-1979 (Interviewer)
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956 (Interviewer)
Work, John W. (John Wesley), 1901-1967 (Transcriber)
Created / Published
Mound Bayou, Mississippi, 1941
Subject Headings
-  Slave narratives--Mississippi
-  Freedmen--Mississippi
-  Plantation life--Mississippi--Anecdotes
-  Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Political and social views
-  Plantation owners--Mississippi--History--Anecdotes
-  Slaveholders--Mississippi--Anecdotes
-  Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
-  African Americans--Mississippi--Mound Bayou--History
-  Montgomery, Isaiah
-  Montgomery, Benjamin
-  Slaves--Education--Mississippi
-  Slavery--Mississippi
-  Interviews
-  Field recordings
-  United States -- Mississippi -- Bolivar County -- Mound Bayou
Genre
Interviews
Field recordings
Notes
-  Recorded by Dr. Charles S. Johnson, Lewis Jones, John Work and Elizabeth and Alan Lomax, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, September 1941.
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 16 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1941/002: AFS 04777A
Source Collection
Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, 1941-1943 (AFC 1941/002)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afc1941002_afs04777a
Online Format
audio
online text
pdf

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Please cite the source collection title, collection number, and repository, for example:

  • Alan Lomax, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mary Elizabeth Barnicle Expedition Collection (AFC 1935/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • John and Ruby Lomax 1940 Southern States Recordings Collection (AFC 1940/003), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, 1941-1943 (AFC 1941/002), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • John Henry Faulk Recordings of Negro Religious Services. Part 3 (AFC 1941/016), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey Collection (AFC 1941/018), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Hampton Institute Duplication Project (AFC 1948/015), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Cyrus B. Koonce Collection (AFC 1950/037), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Elmer E. Sparks interview with Celia Black (AFC 1975/009), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • Elmer E. Sparks interview with Charlie Smith (AFC 1975/023), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
  • American Dialect Society Collection (AFC 1984/011), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Lomax, Alan, Elizabeth Lyttleton Sturz, George Johnson, Lewis Wade Jones, Charles Spurgeon Johnson, and John W Work. Interview with George Johnson, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, Septemberpart 1 of 6. Mound Bayou, Mississippi, 1941. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941002_afs04777a/.

APA citation style:

Lomax, A., Sturz, E. L., Johnson, G., Jones, L. W., Johnson, C. S. & Work, J. W. (1941) Interview with George Johnson, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, Septemberpart 1 of 6. Mound Bayou, Mississippi. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1941002_afs04777a/.

MLA citation style:

Lomax, Alan, et al. Interview with George Johnson, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, Septemberpart 1 of 6. Mound Bayou, Mississippi, 1941. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1941002_afs04777a/>.