Transcript of the interview with Sadie Ollison McGlone, 23 April 2007 (U-0342)
McGlone was born on October 12, 1924 in Mesic, North Carolina; eldest of eight children growing up on family farm; childhood in Mesic; struggle to maintain family land, especially land on water, from white developers; primary education in segregated rural school; good relationship with white neighbors; involvement in Christian churches as an adult; recalling a white women correcting her children when they attempted to drink out of a white water fountain; Klan activity and black resistance. She mentions having a sister who died in the influenza pandemic (p. 17).
Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
23 April 2007