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.

Interview Abstracts

Sarah Baker

Joseph Favret

Sylvester Magee

Polly Mason

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