Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1104. Student paper titled “Slavery in Green County” in which Essie Forggett details the history of the settlement of Green County and its eventual dependence upon slave labor. Forggett also includes stories of slave auctions, punishments, attempted escapes, and religious practices of slaves throughout the region. Paper is based on information collected by Forggett from county clerk records and in-person interviews with slave descendants.
African American Studies | Folklore | Oral History | Other American Studies | United States History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Forggett, Essie (FA 1104)" (2017). FA Finding Aids. Paper 1116.