ID# 1428:
Interview on race mixing for Mongrel Virginians, by Ivan McDougle and Gwendolyn Watson (April 24, 1924)
Pages: (1|2)
University of Albany, SUNY, Estabrook, SPE,XMS 80.9 Bx 1 folder 1-21

1428. #3 Interview With [obscured] April 24, 1924 Ivan E. McDougle and Gwendolyn Watson [obscured] Black. Aunt of [obscured]. Supposition is that father of [obscured] was [obscured] who was killed during the war. [obscured] Considered the best one to work. Mighty mean nigger. Ran off to Johnson City because the colored people got after him for beating his children. [obscured] No account. [obscured] A straight negro. Very mean. Killed three [obscured]. Mother white. [obscured] known to kill the fellow he took his name from. Lived around here after he came out of the penitentiary for killing [obscured]. [obscured] Called her old aunt [obscured]. Little brown skinned negro - nearly full blood [obscured] Brother of [obscured], married [obscured]. No children. Just a yellow negro. [obscured] Brother of [obscured]. Had a negro for a wife. [obscured] Just like the others. Half negro. Half white. [obscured] Son of [obscured], sister of [obscured]. Half white. [obscured] Kind of a yellow fellow. No account. His wife was a white woman to look at. [obscured] Chop wood and that's about all. Not fit for anything. When Abraham Lincoln freed the negroes in the South he never freed a sorrier one. Looks like a black negro. [obscured] Sorry negro but he would work alright. His wife [obscured] was a sister of [obscured]. [obscured] Married [obscured] who was one fourth white but was very black. [obscured] always went with the negroes. [obscured] Decided he would go out to Ohio to be a [end]
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