Alice D. Boyle collection, 1971-1975.

October 12, 2009

Abstract: Dub of a Globe Recording Studio lp (a privately issued recording, ca. 1960) and tape recordings of Demus Green, an African American storyteller living in Charleston, S.C., originally from Whitehall, S.C., a plantation then owned by the Duponts. Green tells tales, anecdotes, stories about animals, and legends in the Gullah dialect. Also included are transcriptions of the recordings and a paper about Demus Green and his storytelling.

Repository: Southern Folklife Collection

Collection Highlights: Seven tapes of stories of Demus Green, from a Gullah community in Charleston, South Carolina.