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David Williams Oral History Collection, 1910-1994 | Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

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Title: David Williams Oral History Collection, 1910-1994Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1994

ID: UA/23/20/

Extent: 155.0 Items

Date Acquired: 04/23/2010

Subjects: Great Depression

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The David Williams Collection consists of over 100 interviews with members of the Valdosta community and surrounding areas that lived during the Great Depression.  The interviews chronicle the major difficulties of life during this trying era.  Topics include descriptions of the struggle for daily provisions for the family. The collection contains DVDs, VHS tapes, and audio cassettes.  All the tapes in the collection have been digitized and are available on DVD for use.

Subject/Index Terms

Great Depression

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Acquisition Source: David Williams

Acquisition Method: signed deed of gift for oral history interviews with Georgia Residents during the Depression era, 1920's to 1940's.


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Oral History Interviews
Folder 1: Bernice AdamsAdd to your cart.

Living Conditions during Depression - Attitude towards Roosevelt - School - Church Life  during Depression - Change after Depression

Transcript Available

Electronic Records 1: Bernice Adams, 1995Add to your cart.
Recording, Transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 1 GB
UUID: ua23-20b1f001
Folder 2: Marion Kimpson AlexanderAdd to your cart.

Valdosta in the 1950s, living as a black person in Valdosta - School life in TN for black people - Civil Rights in the 1960s - Attitude towards integration - Interracial relationships in the 1990s - Black versus white Churches - Taking the bus as a black person

Transcript Available

Electronic Records 2: Marion Kimpson Alexander, 1996Add to your cart.
Recording, Transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 1012.2 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f002
Folder 3: Eloise AlferiAdd to your cart.

Farmers during the Depression had little money, but always plenty of food and made their own clothes - Christmas during the Depression - Relationships with family, friends, and neighbors during the Depression - Social, school, and church life - Big changes after the Depression

Transcript available

Electronic Records 3: Eloise L. Alfieri, 4/25/1998Add to your cart.
Recording, Transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 508.6 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f003
Folder 4: Gussie L. AllenAdd to your cart.

Depression never had a tremendous affect on the farmers as they had little money.  Farmers sufficiently provided for themselves - Education and social life during the Depression - Being raised (jobs, chores, and school life) in the 1930s

Transcript available

Electronic Records 4: Gussie Allen, 1995Add to your cart.
Recording, Transcript, and photograph.
UUID: ua23-20b1f004
Folder 5: Billy H. AllisonAdd to your cart.

School and Church life in the 1930s - Community unity during the Depression - Awareness of the Depression - Social and Family life during the Depression - Marriage - Living conditions of the 1930s - Recovering from the Depression

Transcript Available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Clera Mae AmmonsAdd to your cart.

A description of typical farm life during the Depression - How Roosevelt ended the Depression - Social Life (entertainment, relationships, holiday celebrations) in the 1930s - School life during the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Willie R. AndrewsAdd to your cart.

Point of view on racial issues - Living conditions for black families during the Depression  - Education and religion during the Depression - Gratitude towards white people - Comparison of life in the 1990s and during the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Tolliver AtkinsonAdd to your cart.

Living Conditions in the 1920s to the 1940s and the lack of improvement for some once the Depression ended - "Life was better in Central Florida than in South Georgia int he mid 1920s" - Teachers life during the Depression and Salary

Transcript available

Electronic Records 8: Tolliver Monroe Atkinson, April 18, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 651.4 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f008
Folder 9: Allan BaneAdd to your cart.

Living in Atlanta compared to living in Mableton (city versus farmland) - Entertainment for kids in the Depression - News in the 1930s/40s - Education - Religion

Transcript available

Electronic Records 9: Allan Bane, April 13, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 703.1 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f009
Folder 10: Mable BellAdd to your cart.

Description of family life - Work as a teacher during the Depression - Life as a college student - Crime rate during the Depression - Holiday celebrations- Government involvement in the 1930s compared to the 1990s - Reasons for the Depression - Relationships in the 1930s - Membership in the UDC - Opinion on the Military

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Robert D. BennettAdd to your cart.

Difficulties in life for non-farmers - Family survival due to community unity - Types of transportation - Social activities during the Depression - The killing of three men by their grandfather - Everyday life for children in the Depression - Job as a typist in the Navy - LIfe changed after WWII

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Opal Ruth BonnerAdd to your cart.

Living conditions during the Depression - Description of workplace and jobs performed there - Money earned and how they made ends meet

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 13: G.T. BraggAdd to your cart.

Living conditions in the early 30s - The struggle to survive with little money - Lived life by the Bible - Improved conditions of the late 1930s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Dillard R. BrayAdd to your cart.

His jobs during the Depression - Personal information - Social activities during the 1930s - How church changed his life

Transcript available

Electronic Records 14: Dillard R. Bray, February 10,  1994Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 410.7 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f014
Folder 15: Cassie BrigmanAdd to your cart.

Hard time in the 1930s - Changes leading into WWII - Entertainment during the Depression - Making butter, syrup, and soap - Keeping track of time in the 1930s

Transcript available

Electronic Records 15: February 26, 1994Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Exent: 465.7 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f015
Folder 16: Vernell BurchAdd to your cart.

Family and holiday traditions - Standard day in a childs life in the 1930s - Jobs and chores on the farm - Making butter, syrup, and soap - Role of women in the 1930s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Marie S. BurnsAdd to your cart.

Experience as a female law student (discrimination) - Raising a black orphan - Interracial relationships - Religion before and after the Depression - Leisure activities during the Depression (sports) - Daily life during the 1930s for women

Transcript available

Electronic Records 17: Marie S. Burns, October 14, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 304.2 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f017
Folder 18: Katie CargileAdd to your cart.

Decription of various kinds of medical treatments - Raising chickens - Making soap and syrup - Food available in the Depression - Entertainment during the Depression - Family life style during the Depression - Religion and church life - "Prosperity if just around the corner" - Celebration of traditional holidays

Transcript available

Electronic Records 18: Katie Cargile, April 19, 1993Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 775.3 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f018
Folder 19: Mildred L. CarterAdd to your cart.

Church life during the 1930s - Holiday traditions during the Depression - Food availabilty - Typical schoolday - Family in WWII - Leisure activities during the 1930s - The end of the Depression - Life in the 1930s compared to the life in the 1990s

Transcript available

Electronic Records 19: Mildred F. Carter, January 22, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 711.7 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f019
Folder 20: Frednell ColemanAdd to your cart.

Available food - Medical care - Blacks not allowed to enroll at Valdosta State - Living conditions in Valdosta in the 1930s - Race relations - Church life

Transcript available

Folder 21: Robbie Louise White ColeyAdd to your cart.

Community life - Typical school day - Job as a factory worker - Leisure activities as a child - Typical meals during the Depression  - Living arrangements - Food preservatives - Celebrating holidays

Transcript available

Electronic Records 21: Robbie Louise White Coley, November 22, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 573.7 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f021
Folder 22: Fred A. CollinsAdd to your cart.

Interviewer is retired Vice President of Marketing at Flint River Mills - Effect of failing economy on his family - Education in the 1930s/40s - Living conditions in the 1930s - Leisure activities during the Depression - Holiday celebrations during the Depression - Food preservation

Transcript available

Electronic Records 22: Fred A. Collins, November 24, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 354.1 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f022
Folder 23: Tharan E. ConnellAdd to your cart.

Family Life during the Depression - Leisure activities in the 1930s - The role of the President in ending the Depression - His professional career - Working in the timber industry in 1930s/40s South Georgia

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Heywood CookAdd to your cart.

Living Conditions during the Depression - Ways to make money as a farmer - Taking care of the neighbors - Difficulties of livestock farming - Making clothes out of fertilizer sacks - Leisure activities during the 1930s/40s - Celebrating the holidays during the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 25: L.L. CookAdd to your cart.

Growing up in the Hoover Days - School life in the 1930s - Interracial relationships - Improvements after 1933 - Changes Roosevelt implemented

Transcript available

Electronic Records 25: L.L. Cook, February 6, 1995Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 848.9 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f025
Folder 26: Paul CowartAdd to your cart.

School life in the 1930s - Supporting his family after his father died - The effect of the Depression on life - Value of money in the 1930s - Church life

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Claude CroftAdd to your cart.

Beginning of the Depression - Living expenses - Roosevelt's role in saving the nation - How the Depression made the community stronger - Description of a typical farm day during the Depression - Medical car in the 1920s and 1930s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Willie DavisAdd to your cart.

Separate schools for whites and blacks - Church life - Means of transportation - Memories of segregation - Description of his various jobs - Living conditions

Transcript available

Electronic Records 28: Willie Benny Davis, April 20, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 436.9 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1028
Folder 29: Marjorie Webb DeesAdd to your cart.

Owning a grocery store during the Depression - School life - Entertainment in the 1930s - Life in the "Black Community" - How Roosevelt "turned things around" - Religion in the 30s - Valdosta in the 30s

Transcript available

Electronic Records 29: Marjorie Webb Dees, May 1993Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 750.3 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f029
Folder 30: Mayme DeLoachAdd to your cart.

School Life - Life as a teacher in the 30s - Family life as a child during the Depression - Life as a tenant farmer - Surviving without money and on food stamps - Road to recovery

Transcript available

Electronic Records 30: Mayme H. Jenkins DeLoach, November 28, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 604 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f030
Folder 31: Ossie Sue DennisAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - Chores on the farm - Holiday celebrations - Medical facilities during the 1920s/30s - Religion during the Depression - Making their own clothes - Living conditions during the Depression - Entertainment during the 1930s - Growing their own food

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Elroy DouglasAdd to your cart.

Leisure activities - Living conditions during the Depression - Transportation - Holiday celebrations - Working on the farm - Life after WWII

Transcript available

Electronic Records 32: Elroy Douglas, April 26, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 591.6 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f032
Folder 33: Lucille S. DuttonAdd to your cart.

Growing up in the 1920s and 1930s - Providing food for the family - Importance of 4-H clubs - Leisure activities during the Depression - Improvements due to Roosevelt's New Deal - Life of farmers

Transcript available

Electronic Records 33: Lucille Spooner Dutton, May 8, 1995Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 610.9 MB
UUID: b23-20b1f033
Folder 34: Joseph W. EdwardsAdd to your cart.

Move from Florida to Thomasville - The tourist side of Thomasville - First day of cleaning business - The plantation - Education in the 1930s/40s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Wille Lee EdwardsAdd to your cart.

Life in a black community - Employment for blacks - Food and house prices during the Depression - Growing up as a black person during the Depression in Valdosta - White/Black relations - Typical day in the 1930s - Education for black people - Changes after the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Jessie Lee ElkinsAdd to your cart.

Food preservation - Education in the 1930s - Church life - Modes of transportation in the Depression - Courting in the 1930s/40s - Medical care and remedies during the Depression - Growing up on a farm - Soap making process - Religion in the 1930s - Providing your own food

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Lottie Lee ElkinsAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - Farm Life - Food preservation - Making your own clothes - Leisure activities during the 1930s - Education - Going on vacation - Soap making process - School life

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Frances EvansAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - Religion and education during the 1930s - Family life - Starting a business after the Depression - Holiday celebrations

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Mary EyeAdd to your cart.

Father was a wealthy realtor/developer - Description of her childhood in the 30s without financial constraints

Transcript available

Electronic Records 39: Mary Judson Eye, May 3, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio recording, transcript, and photograph.
Extent: 598.6 MB
UUID: ua23-20b1f039
Folder 40: Ottis P. Fausett Sr.Add to your cart.

Owning and running a grocery store during the Depression - Medical care in the 1930s - Childhood on a farm - Entertainment during the Depression - Providing your own food - Transportation

Transcript available

Folder 41: Herbert Raymond FloydAdd to your cart.

Description of his various jobs and the struggle to find jobs - Daily life in the city during the Depression - School life in the 1930s - Time in the CCC camps - Memories of WWII - Life after WWII

Transcript available

Folder 42: Reditha FolsomAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - School life - Growing tobacco

Transcription available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Nellie Jo FussellAdd to your cart.

Childhood in the 1920s and 30s - Providing your own food - Clothes making - Holiday celebrations during the Depression - Medical care in the 1930s - Living conditions during and after the Depression - End of the Depression with WWII

Transcript available

Folder 44: Tommy E. GabrielAdd to your cart.

Discrimination against black people - School life for blacks during the Depression - Growing up as a black person in the 1930s

Transcript available

Folder 45: Clarence H. GarnerAdd to your cart.

Working as a child - School life - Chores before and after school - Providing your own food - Processing meat - Medical care - transportation - Entertainment

Transcript available

Folder 46: Pauline B. GayAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - Living conditions in the 1930s - Growing your own food - Food preservation - School life - Making clothes out of fertilizer bags - Leisure activities in the 30s - Holiday celebrations - Religion - Transportation - Medical care and childbearing in the 30s - Blaming Hoover for the Depression - Housework for farm wives

Transcript available

Folder 47: Laura GlassAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - School in the 1930s - Leisure activities for teenagers - Living on a farm - Providing your own food - Medical care - Food preservation - Raising children in the 30s and 40s - Chores for children in the Depression

Transcription available

Folder 48: Billie Lee GlickmanAdd to your cart.

Leisure activities for kids in the 1930s - Growing up during the Depression - Roosevelt's Depression relief - Memories of WWII - Interracial relationships - Growing your own food - Food preservation

Transcripts available

Folder 49: Mable GodfreyAdd to your cart.

Children's farm chores - Making clothes - Rationing food and clothes - Different effect of the Depression on blacks compared to whites - Making clothes form feed sacks - Making syrup

Trancript available

Folder 50: William GoldenAdd to your cart.

School life in town during the Depression - Children's chores - How life changed after the strike hit - Farm life in the 20s and 30s - Leisure activities during the Depression - Interracial relationships - Holiday celebrations

Transcript available

Folder 51: Cecil Lamar GordonAdd to your cart.

Corn planting process - Children working in the fields - Living conditions - Food preservation - Leisure time during the Depression - Holiday celebrations - School life - Discipline at home and at school - Funerals in the 30s - Roosevelt's improvement - Transportation

Transcript available

Folder 52: Thomas Earl GrandyAdd to your cart.

Leisure activities during the Depression - Providing your own food - Healthcare - Living conditions

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Nonie GreathouseAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Women's roles in the 1930s - Holiday celebrations - School life - Farm life - Children's chores - Growing up during the Depression - Working as a black servant

Transcript available

Folder 54: Lloyd B. Greer, Jr.Add to your cart.

Started work at 6 years old - Father worked in Atlanta during the week in the 30s to provide for his family in Valdosta - Roosevelt's plan of action - Growing and buying food - Medical care - Transportation - Bank closures

Transcript available

Folder 55: Henry GriffinAdd to your cart.

Sources of income during the Depression - Types of jobs available in the community - Education - Difficulties during the Depression - Providing and preserving food - Religion - Food prices - Entertainment - Governmental programs

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Mary C. GrubbsAdd to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - School life - Family life - Transportation - Medical care

Transcript available

Folder 57: Margaret HattonAdd to your cart.

School life during the Depression - Clothes making - Transportation - Leisure activities - Food preservation - Washing clothes, Making soap - Living conditions during the Depression - Black/white relationships (Race Relations) - Role of women during the Depression

Transcript available

Folder 58: Thelma HeathAdd to your cart.

School life during the Depression - Growing up in the 30s - Leisure activities - Farm life - Clothes making - Living conditions - Description of a woman's life in the 30s and 40s

Transcript available

Folder 59: Frank H. HerndonAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - Medical care - Living conditions in the 30s - School life - Life in the winter time - Food sources - Laundry - Food preservation - Interracial relationships

Transcripts available

Folder 60: Della Mae HiersAdd to your cart.

Value of money in the 1930s - Growing and providing yours own food - Living conditions on the farm during the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Vivian HillAdd to your cart.

School in the 20s and 30s - Farm life during the Depression - Transportation - Providing your own food - Living conditions - Seperate public bathrooms for whites and blacks

Transcript available

Folder 62: Mary J. HillmonAdd to your cart.

Farm living conditions during the Depression - Food preservation - Clothes making - Medical care - Leisure activities for children in the 30s - Religion during the Depression

Transcript available

Folder 63: Robert F. HinsonAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Making a living as a farmer - Church and school life during the Depression - Transportation - Recreation - Holiday Celebrations

Transcripts available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 64: James HiresAdd to your cart.

Government Projects - Living on a farm during the Depression - Race relations - Working during the Depression

Transcript available

Folder 65: Annie Mae HobbsAdd to your cart.

Daily life in the 30s - Food preservation - Growing and providing your own food - Clothes making - Leisure time during the Depression - School and church life - The role of women during the Depression - Medical care - Transportation

Transcript available

Folder 66: Cherry W. HorneAdd to your cart.

Children's chores during the Depression - Living conditions in the 30s and 40s - School life for black pupils - Courting in the 30s - Entertainment for teenagers

Transcript available

Folder 67: Pauline P. HorneAdd to your cart.

School life during the Depression - Life as a teacher in the 1930s

Transcript available

Folder 68: T.C. HughesAdd to your cart.

Growing up on a farm - Living and housing conditions - School life during the Depression - Working on a farm in the 30s - Food preparation and preservation - Church life - Leisure activities during the Depression - Medical care - Holiday celebrations

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Donald W. Johnson, Sr.Add to your cart.

Growing up on a farm in the 20s and 30s - School life during the Depression - Life changes after the Depression

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Joyce E. JollyAdd to your cart.

Growing up and working on a farm in the 1930s - Children's leisure activities during the Depression - Clothes making - Providing, preserving, and preparing food - Transportation - Owning a store during the Depression

Transcript Available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Eva JonesAdd to your cart.

Growing up on a farm during the Depression - Trying to make a living during the 30s - Typical day for a woman during the Depression - Picking cotton for a living - Medical care in the 30s - Leisure activities - Making clothes from sacks - Food preparation and preservation

Transcript available

Folder 72: J.J. JonesAdd to your cart.

Leisure activities - Difficult living conditions during the Depression - Everyday life - Clothes making - His father as a member of the Ku Klux Klan - Providing food - Eating possums and gophers -Race relations - Going to a dentist in jail

Transcript available

Folder 73: Lois Oliff JonesAdd to your cart.

Education in the 20s and 30s - Growing up during the Depression - Girl's chores around the house - Making a living as a woman - Race relationships in South Georgia in the 30s - Moral standards during the Depression - Church life - Everyday life during the 30s

Transcript available

Folder 74: Dwight KicklighterAdd to your cart.

Typical day during the Depression - Children's chores on the farm - Food preservation - Qualifying for government programs - Race relations - Religion during the Depresssion - Transportation - Leisure activities

Transcript available

Folder 75: Wallace KnightAdd to your cart.

Food preservation in the 1930s - Providing your own food - Growing up during the Depression - Leisure activities - Hunting animals for dinner - Living conditions in the 30s - Medical care - Burying the dead - Transportation - Making clothes from flour sacks

Transcript available

Folder 76: Grace LanierAdd to your cart.

Providing, preserving, and preparing food during the Depression - Living conditions in the 30s - Leisure activities - Child birth in the 30s and 40s - Transportation

Transcripts available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Beatrice LewisAdd to your cart.

School life in the 30s - Government projects under Roosevelt - Religion - Providing your own food - Women's chores in the house - Food preservation

Transcript available

Folder 78: Ruth LukeAdd to your cart.

School life in the 30s - Race relations - Courting during the Depression - Marrying young - Childbirth - Providing and preparing food - The role of women during the Depression - Clothes making - Discipline at home and school - Leisure activities - Personal hygiene - Living conditions - Religion - Burying people - Holiday celebrations

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 79: Flora LynnAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Women's roles during the Depression (on a farm) - Preserving food - Medical care in the 30s - Leisure activities for children - Making clothes from bags - School - Holiday celebrations - Transportation - Religion in the 20s and 30s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Glennie Bridges MancilAdd to your cart.

Setup of houses in the 30s - Church life during the Depression - Women's roles during the Depression - Disciplining children - Chores around the house - Food preservation - Living conditions - Medical care in the 30s - Leisure activities - Holiday celebrations

Transcript available

Folder 81: Betty C. ManningAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Loss of everything after the crash - Help and support amongst the community members - Earning a living as a shrimp fisherman - End of the Depression

Transcript available

Folder 82: Sidney Walter MartinAdd to your cart.

Former presiden of the VSU - Education, jobs, and involvement in social clubs - Wages through the years - End of the Depression - Living on ration stamps - Clash of cultures between black and white people - Students for and against the Vietnam War

Transcript available

Folder 83: Rebecca F. MathisAdd to your cart.

School in the 30s - Children making their own toys - Leisue activities for teenagers - Making syrup - Means of transportation - Food preparation and preservation - Medical care

Transcript available

Folder 84: Estelle McClainAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Buying supplies with coupons - Making toys - Children working on the farm - Description of what Adel used to look like

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Nettie Bates McCreadyAdd to your cart.

Farming in the 30s - Clothes making - Food preparation and preservation - School life during the Depression - Children's chores during the Depression - Religion in the 30s - Living and housing conditions - Food scarcity - Holiday celebrations - Medical care

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Ida McDanielAdd to your cart.

Making a living on turpentine - Butchering animals - Providing food - Food preservation - Children's recreation during the Depression - Church - Interracial relationships - Women's roles in the 30s - Transportation - Living and housing conditions

Transcript available

Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Leonard S. McDonaldAdd to your cart.

Typical workday - Women's role on the farm - Medical care - Church - School - Taking part in WWII - Valdosta during the Depression - Living and housing conditions in the 30s, 40s, and 50s - Holiday celebration

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Marie MooreAdd to your cart.

Daily life on the farm - Helping gather tobacco - School life in Georgia and Florida - Producing food - Making clothes from guano sacks - Holiday celebrations - Childbirth - Food preservation - Burying people

Transcript available

Folder 89: Ray F. MooreAdd to your cart.

Farming for a living - Producing food - Medical care - Homemade clothes from guano sacks - Living and housing conditions - Food preservation - School - Working on the house and farm as a child - Wintertime activities - Children's recreation

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Isaac L. MullinsAdd to your cart.

Laws for colored people in the 30s and 40s - Race relations - Segregation to Integration - Black protest against segregation - M.L. Kings arrest

Transcript available

Folder 91: Julian B. Neel, MDAdd to your cart.

Leisure activities during the Depression - His studies in Thomasville before, during, and after the Depression - Holiday celebrations - Living and housing conditions for the middle class during the Depression

Transcript available

Folder 92: Ennis W. NormanAdd to your cart.

Providing and Preserving food - Daily life on the farm durinf the Depression - School life in the 20s and 30s - Childbirth - Handling the law in the 30s - Leisure activities - Living and housing conditions - Post-Depression

Transcript available

Folder 93: Polly NunnAdd to your cart.

School - Everyday life on the farm - Living and housing conditions in the 30s - Providing food - Clothes making - Transportation - Life as a teacher in the 30s and 40s - Roosevelt's programs

Transcript available

Folder 94: Mrs. T.W. Oliver (Irma Jean Fouche)Add to your cart.

Living and housing conditions - Chores on the farm - School in the 20s - Transportation during the Depression - Husband's service in WWII

Transcript available

Folder 95: Charles OlliffAdd to your cart.

Family role in the Statesboro community - Ex-bankers life during the Depression -  School life - Leisure time for teenagers in the 30s - Bank reopenings

Transcription available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 96: Wesley PaigeAdd to your cart.

Providing food in the Depression - Typical day for children - Religion - Race relations-race relations - Living and housing conditions - Healthcare (and payment for treatment)

Transcription available

Folder 97: Catherine PattersonAdd to your cart.

Daily life during the Depression - Owning a store - Providing food - Food preservation in the 30s and 40s - Church life and baptisms - Price of goods and land

Transcription available

Folder 98: Jane M. PattersonAdd to your cart.

Providing food  - Clothes making - Food preservation - Race relations - Women's roles in the 30s - Leisure activities during the Depression - School life in the 30s

Transcription available

Folder 99: Mabel PattersonAdd to your cart.

Holiday celebrations - Providing your own food - Transportation - Food preparation and preservation - Clothes making - Religion - School

Trancript available

Folder 100: Sue PattersonAdd to your cart.

Family History - Communities role in the schools - Life on a turpentine farm - Food preservation and preparation - Payment for medicines - Government programs - Healthcare - Teachers during the Depression - Stock market crash

Transcript available

Folder 101: Mattie PeeleAdd to your cart.

Food preservation - Leisure activities - Farm life - Roosevelt's changes - Farming during the Depression - Transportation - Attending church - Prices during the 30s and 40s

Transcript available

DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Albert PendletonAdd to your cart.

Family history - Owning a big company during the Depression - Holiday travels - Medical care - School - Upperclass living and housing conditions - Valdosta politics - Race relations - Southerners disdain for Yankees

Transcript available

Folder 103: Loyd PoitevintAdd to your cart.

Family history - Innovative farming - Farm failures due to drought and the Depression - Prices during the Depression - Providing food - Transportation - Selling Bibles to go to college - End of the Depression - Roosevelt's role in ending the Depression

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Folder 104: Mayme Postell-JordanAdd to your cart.

Providing your own food - Transportation in the Depression - Working on a farm during the Depression - School - Food prices - Medical care - Recreation for teenagers in the 30s - Religion - Housing conditions

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 105: David N. PrestonAdd to your cart.

Farm life - Superior conditions of rural life versus city life during the Depression - Killing animals for dinner - Entertainment - Roosevelt's role in ending the Depression - Medical care - Education in the 30s - Religion

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Folder 106: Edward Puckett Jr.Add to your cart.

Growing up during the Depression - Earning money as a teenager - School life in the 30s - Valdosta entertainment during the Depression - Working for companies in the late 30s - Joining the Army - Going to college with the GI Bill - Social conditions - Buying and growing food

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 107: Earl RainesAdd to your cart.

Daily life on the farm - Effect of the New Deal on farming - Transportation during the Depression - Work in Roosevelt's programs - Roosevelt's changes - Race relations

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 108: R.D. RaulersonAdd to your cart.

Sharecroppers hard life - Living on credit - Curing meat - Medical care in the 30s - Living conditions - Agriculture problems

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Folder 109: Juanita B. RayAdd to your cart.

How Roosevelt improved the lives of the American people - Growing your own food - Social activities and entertainment during the Depression - Farm life - House chores - Religion and education - Medical care - Recovery after the Depression - Political views

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 110: Lester RegisterAdd to your cart.

Earning money during the Hoover Days - Working in Roosevelt's programs and how Roosevelt improved the lives of the American people - Living and housing conditions in the country during the Depressin

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Folder 111: Luellen RobinsonAdd to your cart.

Earning money during the Depression - Education and religion during the 30s - Growing your own food - Working as a child in the 50s

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Folder 112: Rosa RobinsonAdd to your cart.

School during the Depression - Working on a farm - Growing food - Healthcare in the 30s  - Women's chores around the house

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 113: James RodgersAdd to your cart.

Living and housing conditions - Growing food - Healthcare in the 30s - Education

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 114: Thelma RossAdd to your cart.

Education in black schools during the Depression - Black/white relations - Jobs for black women

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Folder 115: Mary SalterAdd to your cart.

Family background - Work situation - Earning money - Roosevelt's changes

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 116: Harry P. Sanchez Jr.Add to your cart.

Effects of the Stock Market Crash - Being raised in an upperclass family - Housing conditions - Race relations - Healthcare - Entertainment during the Depression

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Folder 117: Robert SandersAdd to your cart.

Clothes making - Growing your own food - Sports and Recreation during the Depression - Race relations - Living and housing conditions - Importance of religion - Farming during the Depression for blacks - Life on the plantation - Segregation in the 30s and 40s

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Folder 118: Haywood and HD SellersAdd to your cart.

Government Programs - Working on a farm - Living and housing conditions during the Depression - House chores for children - School life - Making clothes from sacks - Growing your own food - Food preservation - Living and housing conditions

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 119: GE SenbeilAdd to your cart.

Owning a grocery store - Earning a living as a sharecropper - Leisure activities during the Depression - Living and housing conditions - Roosevelt's relief programs - Average day for a child during the Depression - Food prices in the 30s

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 120: Ulyeses SharpAdd to your cart.
Folder 121: Anita SheltonAdd to your cart.

Importance of religion - School life in the 30s - Being a child in the 30s - Depression's influence on Valdosta - Local recovery from the Depression - Quality of life in the 30s

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 122: Naomi SlenkerAdd to your cart.

Picking cotton and peanuts - Women's roles in the 30s - Working on the farm - Holiday celebrations - School closings during the Depression - Winter time activities - Healthcare

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Folder 123: Alma P. SmithAdd to your cart.

Living and housing conditions - Means of transportation - Children's chores - Education - Race relations - Importance of religion - School life

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Folder 124: Annie S. SmithAdd to your cart.

Earning a living - Providing your own food - House chores - Causes of the Depression - Hungry people stealing food - Healthcare and paying for treatment

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Folder 125: Janelle StalveyAdd to your cart.

Growing your own food - Clothes making - Education - Priority of religion - Medical care in the 20s - Living and housing conditions - Holiday celebrations

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Folder 126: Alice M. SteedleyAdd to your cart.

Living and housing conditions - Leisure activities  during the Depression - Average day for a woman during the Depression - Hard times for men in the 30s - 1930s and 40s politics - Roosevelt's Depression relief

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Folder 127: Maxine C. SteinbergAdd to your cart.

Living and Housing conditions - Children's leisure activities - School life in the 30s - Downtown Valdosta during the Depression - Making extra money teaching music

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Folder 128: Ralph Waldo StithAdd to your cart.

Making a living as a farmer - Making clothes from sacks - Land and house prices

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 129: Buddy L. StricklandAdd to your cart.

Farm life in the 20s and 30s - Prices in the 20s - Buying land - Difficulties earning a living during the Depression - Adopting a child

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Folder 130: Shelvie SummerlinAdd to your cart.

Medical care during the Depression - State of the economy in the 20s and 30s - School life during the Depression - Living and housing conditions - Joining the Armed Services - Life after WWII

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 131: Lucy F. TannerAdd to your cart.

Family background - School and colleg life during the Depression - Life as a teacher - Living on a farm - Valdosta during the Depression

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 132: George TatumAdd to your cart.

Growing your own food - Food prices - House chores for children - School - Living and housing conditions - Roosevelt's programs - Raising crops for a living - Transportation - Family leisure time - Bootleggers and moonshine - Christmas celebrations - Food preservation - Hunting to eat

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Folder 133: Mary Nell TedderAdd to your cart.

Living conditions - How Roosevelt "saved the people" - Food during the Depression - Opinion on Hoover

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Folder 134: Nathaniel ThompsonAdd to your cart.

Growing and hunting food - Working on a farm

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 135: Mina TomlinsonAdd to your cart.

Chores on the farm - Smoking meat - Food preservation - Clothes making - Chopping cotton - Attending frolics for entertainment - Games for children - School life - Medical care - Living and housing conditions - Community cohesion

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Folder 136: Merle H. TrammellAdd to your cart.
Community cohesion
Folder 137: Cecil E. TruettAdd to your cart.

House chores for children - School life for farm children - Leisure activities during the Depression - Growing food - Making clothes from fertilizer bags - Community cohesion - Living and housing conditions - Holiday celebrations - End of the Depression - Borrowing money

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Folder 138: Jack TurnerAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - School life in the 30s - Food preservation - Living and housing conditions - Transportation

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 139: Marvin TullisAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - Living and housing conditions - Trading and growing food - Holiday celebrations - Community cohesion during the Depression - Closing the Florida border

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Folder 140: Willie Frank WadeAdd to your cart.

Black/white relations - Medical care and jobs for black people - Attitudes towards black people - Working conditions - Public accomodation in the 30s

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Folder 141: Velma Louise WaldropAdd to your cart.

Living and housing conditions - Children's chores - Making soap - Work programs in the 40s - School and church life in the Depression - Providing food - Healthcare during the Depression - Leisure activities - Living and housing conditions in the 30s - Clothes making - Holiday celebrations

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 142: Ada WalkerAdd to your cart.

A child's average day - School life in the 30s - Growing and preserving food - Smoking meat - Farming for a living - Medical care - Food preparation - Leisure activities - Living and housing conditions

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Folder 143: Jack T. WatsonAdd to your cart.

School life during the Depression - Food preservation - Living and housing conditions - Making clothes from fertilizer sacks - Farming for a living - Food preservation - Superior quality of farm life versus city life - Road maintenance by prisoners - Farm chores

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Folder 144: Loree K. WellsAdd to your cart.

Chores on and around the farm - Homemade clothing - Growing food - Education and school activities during the Depression - Jobs and wages in the 30s - Medical care during the Depression

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Folder 145: Lizzie WetheringtonAdd to your cart.

Growing and raising your own food - Farm life - Food preservation - Children's chores - Holiday celebrations - School life in the 30s - Role of women during the Depression - Roosevelt's New Deal

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 146: John W. WhitakerAdd to your cart.

Race relations - Welfare - Causes of the Depression - Hoover days and Valmoore years - Depression era politics - Living conditions in 20s, 30s, and 40s - Bulding railroads - Roosevelt's New Deal programs

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Folder 147: Jessie WilkersonAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - Raising and growing your own food - Food preservation - Farm chores - Role of women during the Depression - Homemade clothing - Holiday celebrations - Leisure activities - Transportation - Medical care in the 30s - Effect of the Depression on families

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Folder 148: Thelma WilliamsAdd to your cart.

Farm life during the Depression - Earning money in the 30s - Housing and living conditions - Raising and growing  food - Transportation - Religion in the 30s - Food preparation - Leisure activities during the Depression

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Folder 149: Dorothy H. WilliamsonAdd to your cart.

Transportation - Sharecroppers - Living and housing conditions - Medical care in the 30s - School life in the Depression - Food preservation - Social events - KKK's law

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 150: William Drawdy WillisAdd to your cart.

Personal experiences - School and college life - Finances - Memories of Roosevelt and Hoover - Food - Medical care - Teacher's salaries and life - Means of transportation

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Folder 151: Ava N. WitherspoonAdd to your cart.

Responsibilities around the farm - Jobs in the community - Valdosta in the 30s - Entertainment during the Depression - Religion in the 30s - School life - Providing food - Homemade clothing - Medical care - Community cohesion - View on the 30s

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Folder 152: Louise T. WoellertAdd to your cart.

School life - Chores around the house for children - Leisure activities - Medical care and home remedies during the Depression - Religion in the 30s

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Folder 153: Mabel Jones WolinskiAdd to your cart.

School and college life during the Depression - Healthcare in the 30s - Religion - Working for the railroad - A woman's daily life around the house - Living and house conditions

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Folder 154: Vera Mae WriceAdd to your cart.

Family History and jobs - Education in the Depression - Religion in the 30s - Rationing and food checks - Effect of the Depression on the family - Medical care during the Depression

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Folder 155: Ione H. WrightAdd to your cart.

Housing and living conditions - Growing and providing food - School life during the Depression - Work as a teacher - Farm life during the Depression - Leisure activities - Health facilities in the 30s

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Folder 156: Coy E. YoumansAdd to your cart.

School life during the Depression - Producing and providing food - Church life in the 30s - Farm life - Living expenses during the Depression

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DVD 1Add to your cart.
Folder 157: Marion David YoungAdd to your cart.

Life during the Depression - Employing colored people - School life in the 1920s and 1930s - Opinion that Roosevelt was a good president for the people - Owning a store during the Depression - Roosevelt's work programs

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Folder 158: Lawrence E. Zipperer, Sr.Add to your cart.

Growing up in the Depression - Chores for children - School - Growing food - Time in the Service

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Contains VHS copies of oral histories.
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Contains audio cassette recordings of the oral history projects.
Box 5: DVD's of Oral HistoriesAdd to your cart.
Content listed in Box 1 and 2 along with content of transcripts.
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Content listed in Boxes 1 and 2 along with descriptions from transcripts.

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