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Interviewee:Louise Pointer Morton
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Louise Pointer Morton, December 12, 1994. Interview Q-0067.
Growing Up in Rural Granville County, North Carolina, in the Early Twentieth Century: Louise Pointer Morton describes life in rural Granville County, North Carolina, during the early twentieth century. In addition to describing social gatherings and living conditions, Morton speaks at length about her formerly enslaved grandmother's role in the founding of the Jonathon (Johnson) Creek Church, alluding to the centrality of religion as a preeminent social institution within southern African American communities.
Interviewee: Louise Pointer Morton    Interviewer: Eddie McCoy
Duration: 00:47:42     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 6 excerpts.