Travis Jordan interview with Ida Adkins

Travis Jordan interview with Ida Adkins

Dates: 1937 June 1

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Adkins was interviewed by Travis Jordan on 1 June 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Adkins says that she was 8 years old in 1865 when the Yankees arrived. She tells about Union soldiers trying to steal from her master's farm. She adds that the Federal soldiers threatened her, and that she got bees to attack them.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.)
  • Creator: Adkins, Ida, ca. 1858. -- Federal Writers' Project. -- Jordan, Travis. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2866
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2866; Travis Jordan interview with Ida Adkins; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2866, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 79 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 323. Andronicus Publ. Co., 1941. Five reels of microfilm purchased for $115 in 1971.
Acquisition Information
Purchased from; Andronicus Publ. Co.; 1971.
Subject Terms
Civic Activism; Politics, Government, and Law; Slavery--North Carolina; Slaves--Emancipation--North Carolina; Slaves--North Carolina--Interviews
Genre / Form
Interviews
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2866
Finding Aid Title
Interview
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Adkins was a former slave living in North Carolina.



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