Interview with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Her Maid Martha Mickens
Scope and Content
The recording is not in a standard interview format. A man's voice is heard at intervals but he is never identified. Martha Mickens, Rawlings' maid, sings four spirituals and then gives a prayer. Rawlings and Mickens talk briefly about how Mickens came to help out and then Mickens sings three more spirituals. Rawlings then recites a sonnet she composed, "Having Left Cities Behind Me", and a poem titled "Mountain Rain".
Language of Materials
The recording is available for research.
0.01 Linear feet (Reel audio recording, 7 1/2 ips, Mono. Duration: 00:17:17)
Recording of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings reciting poetry and her maid Martha Mickens singing spirituals.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
Alternative Format Available
The recording has been digitized and is available in UF Digital Collections here.
- Interview with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Her Maid Martha Mickens
- Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
- January 2006
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- Description is written in English.
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