Interview with Joseph Anderson

Interview with Joseph Anderson

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Anderson was interviewed by Edith S. Hibbs in 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Anderson was freed from slavery when he was 14. He was married twice and worked on a police force and as a "stevedore."

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)
  • Creator: Anderson, Joseph, 1852. -- Federal Writers' Project. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2868
  • 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 2868; Interview with Joseph Anderson; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2868, 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 were 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
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2868
Finding Aid Title
Interview with Joseph Anderson
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

Anderson was a former slave living in North Carolina.



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