Mary A. Hicks interview with Lucy Ann Dunn

Mary A. Hicks interview with Lucy Ann Dunn

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Dunn was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. She describes the master's house and the slave cabins on the plantation. She gives both her own and her master's reaction to the Yankee invasion. She also gives a heartfelt account of her courtship and marriage to her late husband, Jim Dunn.

  • Extent: 1 item (5 p.)
  • Creator: Dunn, Lucy Ann, ca. 1847. -- Federal Writers' Project. -- Hicks, Mary A.. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2884
  • 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 Oral history interview with Lucy Ann Dunn 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 2884; Mary A. Hicks interview with Lucy Ann Dunn; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2884, 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; Freedmen--North Carolina--Interviews; Politics, Government, and Law; Slavery--North Carolina--History--Sources; Slaves--Emancipation--North Carolina--History
Genre / Form
Interviews
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2884
Finding Aid Title
Dunn (Lucy Ann), Oral history interview with
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

Dunn was a former slave living in North Carolina.



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