Michael Mulhern Centenarians Series
Size: 4 interviews on 7 recordings
Time period covered: 1870s - 1970s
Dates of interviews: 1969, 1971, 1974
Principal Interviewers: Michael Mulhern
Finding Aids: Abstracts, indexes
Audio Availability: MP3
Processing Status: All interviews are cataloged
Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts
Description: Michael Mulhern, an LSU graduate student specializing in Civil War History, conducted these interviews with centenarians. His first interview, with former slave Sylvester Magee, led him information on other former slaves, Polly Mason and Sarah Baker. He also interviewed Spanish-American War Veteran, Joseph Favret. Mulhern donated his interviews to the Williams Center in the 1990s.
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