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Stories of Jefferson Davis and Isaiah T. Montgomery4777A9/2/1941,

Stories of Jeff Davis and Isaiah T. Montgomery. Johnson was born a slave at Davis’s Hurricane Plantation. Primary interviewer is Lewis Jones.

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The Buzzard Eats the Rabbit6609B17-19-1942, turnerjuniorvocalclarksdalemississippi
The Hawk and the Buzzard6609B27-19-1942, turnerjuniorvocalclarksdalemississippi
The Ugliest Animal, the Baboon6626B37-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
Big Mosquitos6626B47-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Man Who Walked On the Water Like Christ6626B57-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The White Doctor and His Servant6626B67-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
John (Jack) Guesses What's Under the Pot6627A27-23-1942, ,

Preceded by explanation of previous story. Buck Asa identifies the protagonist as both John and Jack.

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The Preacher and His Hogs (part 1)6627A47-23-1942, buckasavocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Preacher and His Hogs (part 2)6627B17-23-1942, buckasavocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Preacher Who Could Always Be Trapped By Pussy6627B37-23-1942, , buckasavocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Woman Who Couldn't Count6627B47-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Lady and Her Three Daughters6627B57-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
Bring Me My Duck6627B67-23-1942, ,

Disc cuts out before the story ends.

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White Man, Jew, and a Negro Go to Heaven6628A27-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Ox and the Mule6628A37-23-1942, , orrvocalclarksdalemississippiback-room-of-nelsons-funeral-home
The Jew and the Irishman at the Cemetery6628A47-23-1942, ,

Lewis Jones wonders aloud how the joke “made it down here.”

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Three Suitors Who Were Fast Men6630A17-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
The Foolish Boy and the Preachers6630A27-25-1942, , , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
Greensnake6630A37-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
Mr. Bear and Mr. Rabbit (#1)6631A27-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
Mr. Bear and Mr. Rabbit (#2)6631A37-25-1942, ,

Followed by discussion of animal stories.

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Three Sons Look for Their Fortune6631A47-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
The Woman Who Never Had No Man6631A57-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
The Preacher and the Deacon's Wife6631B37-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
The Devil Counts Souls In the Graveyard6631B67-25-1942, , asavocalclarksdalemississippibuck hopson
Man Runs Away from the Gunshot6632A27-25-1942, , ,

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The Lawyer, the Bookkeeper, and the Tramp Go to Mary6632A37-25-1942, , ,

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The Chicken Stealin' Man6632A47-25-1942, , ,

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The Queen of Africa (#1)6632A77-25-1942, , ,

Possibly so entitled to obscure the bawdy content – there is no mention of Africa in the story.

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Shine and the Titanic (#1)6632A87-25-1942, ,

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The Queen of Africa (#2)6632B17-25-1942, , ,

Possibly so entitled to obscure the bawdy content – there is no mention of Africa in the story.

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Shine and the Titanic (#2)6632B27-25-1942, ,

Following the recitation, King gives his age as 28 and says he lives nearby.

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The Railroad Men Go to Town6632B57-25-1942, , ,

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The Animals Have A Convention6632B67-25-1942, , ,

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The Lady Washing at the Spring6632B77-25-1942, , ,

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Story of the rabbit and the buzzard6654B18-9-1942,

Identified on AFS card as “Buzzard Gets Rabbit In A Hollow Log.”

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Interview about ghosts6654B2, 8-9-1942, lewis willstarksvocalclarksdalemississippi