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Audio Interviews With African American Former Slaves

Joe McDonald and unidentified woman
Recorded 1940

Mr. McDonald was born into slavery in Livingston, Alabama at an undetermined date in the 1800s. In the monologue, Mr. McDonald and then the unidentified woman talk about the slave/master relationship.

Recorded at Livingston, Alabama in 1940 by folklorists John and Ruby Lomax.

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Last modified July 10, 2012