Citation
[Tapes on Miss Liza]

Material Information

Title:
[Tapes on Miss Liza]
Parallel title:
Miss Liza, Tapes on
Creator:
Miles, Guy, 1908-
Washington, Eliza, 1875-
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Miles, Guy
Miss Bessie
Washington, Eliza, 1875-1968
Ward, Fred
African Americans - Southern States - Social life and customs

Notes

Abstract:
Four recording sessions are included. The first recorded in March 1967 takes place on Miss Bessie's back porch and she speaks about Miss Liza (Eliza Washington). They are joined by Miss Liza and Big Bessie. This is followed closely by what is referred to as the "Obituary Tape" which was made at the request of Miss Liza. On the tape which was made in August 1967 Miss Liza answers questions from Dr. Miles regarding her life experiences such as her growing up in Jessup, Georgia, her education, her two marriages, and her various moves. The third session is Miss Bessie's narrative. The recording was made Sunday afternoon, June 30, 1968, after the funeral of Miss Liza. Miss Bessie recounts things about Miss Liza and her life. The fourth and last session was recorded on Tuesday, July 2, 1968, in Fred Ward's store. Various stories about Miss Liza and others are cited by Fred Ward. Tape is accompanied by typed script and a photocopy of the funeral program for Eliza Washington.
General Note:
"These tapes were recorded by Dr. Guy Miles, Associate Professor of English, in 1968. They represent aspects of Negro life and speech in a rural central Florida section near McIntosh, Florida."
General Note:
Sound recording on 1/4 in. magnetic tape on a 7 in. reel, accompanied by typed script and photocopy of funeral program for Eliza Washington.
General Note:
Label on box containing tape: "Tapes on Miss Liza: Miss Bessie on Miss Liza, Sun 30 June 68 ... Fred Ward and the store, Tues 2 July 68 ... Miss Daisy on Miss Liza, Mon 1 July 68 ...

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 International license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/.
Resource Identifier:
021518759 ( ALEPH )
AFB1007 ( NOTIS )

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