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You've searched: WPA Federal Writers' Project on African American Life in South Carolina

  • SC County: Florence
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    • [Bad Luck Omens]

    • 1937-04-08
    • List of bad luck omens contributed by Emma Planter of Red Hill School, Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • [Superstitious Beliefs]

    • 1937-04-15
    • List of superstitions contributed by Clara Luke, seventh-grader at Red Hill School, Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • A Haunted House

    • 1937-02-08
    • Personal narrative about a haunted house, as told by Lizzie Cannon of Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • All Gawd's Chillun Got uh Shoe

    • 1937-01-18
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Alice Buddin, an African American in Kingstree, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • Certainly, Certainly, Certainly, Lawd

    • 1937-01-22
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Helen Gary, an African American in Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • Climbin' Up de Mountain Chillun

    • 1937-02-04
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Addie Mae Elizabeth Bachus and Margaret Bachus, African Americans in Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • Daniel Prayed Three Times a Day

    • 1937-02-01
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Bessie Kennedy, an African American in Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • Down by de Ribber (River) Side

    • 1937-01-21
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Ada Scott, Maggie Daily, and Leoler Daily, African Americans in Salters, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • Down Dar!

    • 1937-01-22
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Helen Gary, an African American in Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • Have You Decided Which Way to Go?

    • 1937-02-04
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Marco Quillins, an African American in Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • Heaven in My View

    • 1937-02-05
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Lucile Brown, an African American in Kingstree, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • His Face Goin' Outshine th' Sun

    • 1937-02-04
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Bertha Graham, an African American in Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • I Got a Home in Buelah Land

    • 1937-01-21
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Rev. W. B. Buddin, an African American in Kingstree, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • I Jes Packin' Up Gettin' Ready

    • 1937-01-08
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Addie Mae Elizabeth Bachus, Bertha Beatrice Simmons, and Margaret Bachus, three African-American children in Effingham, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • I Know de Lawd Make uh Way for Me

    • 1937-01-25
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Mamie Bachus, an African American in Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • I Wouldn't Mind Dying

    • 1937-04-16
    • The lyrics to a song as sung by Nora Jacobs, a 14-year-old African American in Florence, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.)
    • I'm a Leanin on th'Lawd

    • 1937-01-08
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Edna Witherspoon, an African American in Kingstree, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • I'm Goin' Up on de Mountin (Mountain)

    • 1937-01-20
    • The lyrics to a spiritual, as sung by Ada Scott, Leoler Daily, and Maggie Daily, African Americans in Salters, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)
    • I'm Gwine Up Home toe (to) Die No More

    • 1937-01-20
    • The lyrics to the spiritual "I'm Gwine Up Home toe Die No More," as sung by Tabby Nelson, an African-American woman in Kingstree, South Carolina.
    • Florence County (S.C.); Williamsburg County (S.C.)

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