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Wright Family Interview, Part I

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Summary:
Topics discussed in this part of the interview include Wright family history, Moses Wright's dream of Till murder, Elizabeth Wright, Wright/Till family tree, E. Wright speaking in tongues, E. and Moses Wright, keeping boys on the farm as assets, Thelma moving to Chicago, faith and baseball, life in the Delta, family reunions, Willie leaving Mississippi, Till’s interest in the military, fishing in Mississippi (MS), sharecropping in MS, Wright family stories, “reporters” in house at 2 am, staying in MS during Till trial, sharecropping wages, Moses Wright and travel, segregation and racism in MS and Chicago, social life in Money, MS, Willie leaving MS, growing up in MS, Thelma leaving MS, Thelma leaving MS, free meals at Cook County Hospital, “Mamie had a little boy”, baby clothes and “Bobo”, raising baby Emmett (“he loved bananas”), departure of Louis Till, home cooking, Till’s future plans and spirituality, Emmett’s character, Till stories, wolf whistle and cartoons, Till and monster movies, Till in MS, Chicago vs. MS racism, interview break, E and M Wright in Chicago, and family lore about Till
Title: Wright Family Interview, Part I.
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Name(s): Beauchamp, Keith A., Interviewer
Edwards, Wilma Wright, Interviewee
Edwards, Thelma, Interviewee
Wright, Willie, Interviewee
Correa, Pablo, Videographer
Type of Resource: moving image
Genre: Video Recording
Date Created: 2018-02-26
Physical Form: Born digital video file
Extent: 1:09:38
Language(s): English
Summary: Topics discussed in this part of the interview include Wright family history, Moses Wright's dream of Till murder, Elizabeth Wright, Wright/Till family tree, E. Wright speaking in tongues, E. and Moses Wright, keeping boys on the farm as assets, Thelma moving to Chicago, faith and baseball, life in the Delta, family reunions, Willie leaving Mississippi, Till’s interest in the military, fishing in Mississippi (MS), sharecropping in MS, Wright family stories, “reporters” in house at 2 am, staying in MS during Till trial, sharecropping wages, Moses Wright and travel, segregation and racism in MS and Chicago, social life in Money, MS, Willie leaving MS, growing up in MS, Thelma leaving MS, Thelma leaving MS, free meals at Cook County Hospital, “Mamie had a little boy”, baby clothes and “Bobo”, raising baby Emmett (“he loved bananas”), departure of Louis Till, home cooking, Till’s future plans and spirituality, Emmett’s character, Till stories, wolf whistle and cartoons, Till and monster movies, Till in MS, Chicago vs. MS racism, interview break, E and M Wright in Chicago, and family lore about Till
Identifier: FSU_MSS2015-016_BD_001 (IID), fsu:751740 (fedora)
Note(s): Video includes the original files P3320066-P3320075. Some editing was done to combine the files into a single access video.
Subject(s): Till, Emmett, 1941-1955
Wright, Moses, 1892-1977
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_MSS2015-016_BD_001
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Host Institution: FSU
Is Part Of: Keith Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings, 2001-2004.
Special Collections & Archives, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
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