Martha Adeline Hinton interview

Martha Adeline Hinton interview

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hinton was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. Hinton relates accounts given to her by her mother. Hinton says her family did reasonably well as slaves and tells how her father avoided being both sold and whipped.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)
  • Creator: Federal Writers' Project. -- Hinton, Martha Adeline, b. 1861. -- Matthews, T. Pat. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2910
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 2910; Martha Adeline Hinton interview; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2910, 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_MSS2910
Finding Aid Title
Hinton (Martha Adeline) interview
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-26T09:52-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Hinton was a former slave who was living in North Carolina at the time of the interview.



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