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X-0038 Interview with Burnice Hackney, 20152 items

Date Deposited: 2018-04-26

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

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Burnice Hackney notes that his family has resided in rural Chatham County, on a 100-acre farm purchased by his great-grandfather, since the 1830s. He still resides on the original homestead. In this interview, Mr. Hackney discusses growing up on his family’s farm during segregation, and he explains how the land insulated him from racism. He also... Read more

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