Detail View: Mary Wheeler Collection : Minerva Williams Beside the Hog Lot

Filename: 
MW.B4.F21.289(i).jpg
Identifier: 
MW.B4.F21.289(i)
Title: 
Minerva Williams Beside the Hog Lot
Creator: 
Wheeler, Mary (1892-1979)
Subject: 
Roustabouts
Subject: 
African American singers -- Paducah (KY)
Subject: 
Williams, Minerva
Subject: 
Williams, Hal
Subject: 
Houses -- Paducah (KY)
Description: 
Minerva Williams stands beside the fence of the family hog lot. Hal and Minerva Williams appear in Mary Wheeler's book Steamboain' Days on pages 87 and 88. Ms. Wheeler credits Hal with the singing of the song Come On, My Pink, an' Tell Me What You Think.
Publisher: 
McCracken County Public Library
Date: 
Circa 1935
Type: 
Still Image
Format: 
Image/TIFF
Language: 
English
Coverage: 
Lower Ohio River Valley
Rights: 
Permission must be obtained from the McCracken County Public Library, Local and Family History Department
Citation: 
Ancestry Library Edition. ProQuest, n.d. Web. Caron's Directory of the City of Paducah, KY. Louisville, KY: Caron Directory Company Inc., 1908-1959. Print. "Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records." Web. 2014. "Paducahky.gov." Oak Grove Cemetery. City of Paducah. Web. 2014. Way, Frederick, Jr. Way�s Packet Directory, 1848-1983. Athens, OH: Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen, 1983. Print. Way, Frederick, and Joseph W. Rutter. Way's Steam Towboat Directory. Athens: Ohio UP, 1990. Print. Wheeler, Mary. Steamboatin� Days: Folk Songs of the River Packet Era. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1944. Print. 1860-1940 U.S. Census, population schedule, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com)