The University of Texas at Austin
Reminiscences: 2 of 2 parts (Negro); Willis Sorrells
Identifier: e_utfc_0201
Title: Reminiscences: 2 of 2 parts (Negro); Willis Sorrells
Description: Recorded at John Faulk's home in Austin, TX, Willis Sorrells recounts his life as a sharecropper in the Brazos bottoms, harsh sharecropper overseers, and the white population in East Texas. At the time of the interview, Sorrells worked as a day laborer for the W.P.A. in Austin.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/11
Creator: Sorrells, Willis (interviewee); Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (interviewer)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 16 minutes, 38 seconds