Lucy Cherry Crisp Oral History Interview, March 26, 1973

Oral History #OH0013

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Lucy Cherry Crisp Oral History Interview
    Creator: Crisp, Lucy Cherry
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.015 Cubic feet, 3 audiocasette, 3 hours, no transcription,
  • Description

    In this interview Miss Crisp reads the dialectal verse which makes up Spring Fever. The poems are in Negro dialect and reflect life in the Falkland community of rural Pitt County during the early twentieth century. For related material see Collection #154.

  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Miss Crisp, a Pitt County, N.C., native, has had a varied career as a poet, journalist, religious counselor, and art museum administrator. Among her published works are two volumes of poetry, Brief Testament and Spring Fever.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information Acquisition Information

    Gift of Lucy Cherry Crisp

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    Preferred Citation

    Lucy Cherry Crisp Oral History Interview (#OH0013), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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