Jennifer Morris, Archivist and Xavier Courouble, Cataloger
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
(By Rosina Cohen, Edisto Island, South Carolina)
And the earthquake? You ask me if I know about the earthquake? Lord, have mercy! When the earthquake, my son, Calvary couldn’t hold the people. You hear the people holloing all around and hollo so mournful: ‘Oh, Lord! The world going to end.’ (They) say we are going quickly.
|Phonetic transcription of Ms. Cohen's account, box 13, folder 9. Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers.|