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Interview with Jessie Mae Casey

@ Western Carolina University

Crittenden, Lorraine


Jessie Mae Casey is interviewed by Lorraine Crittenden on September 10, 1986 as a part of the Western North Carolina Tomorrow Black Oral History Project. Casey recounts stories from her grandmother when she was a slave in the Savannah area, including how she learned that she was free. Casey touches on many topics including education, playing with white children, church, community, the Depression, and the Civil Rights Movement. Her sister joined the Women’s Army Corps (WAC).
Sound Recordings Transcripts1:39:02 (Sound Recordings)43 Pages (Transcript)Application/Pdf Audio/Mp3
Casey, Jessie Mae, 1910-1988
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