Collection Descriptive Notes:
In the years 1986-87 Mufwene and occasionally Mrs. Easter LaRoche interview native speakers (male and female) on three of the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina: Johns Is., St. Helena Is., and Wadmalaw Is.
Collection Technical Notes:
Mufwene’s original field recordings on audiocassette were backed up on DAT by JJT in October 2000; DATs were digitized in stereo by JJT in March 2009. Note: The WAVE files were also done in stereo. WAVE files are now converted to MP3s.
Walters, Lucile; Jessie McCleod, Clara Chaplin, Girtie Black, Ucker Rivers, Laura Rivers, P. Russell and James Hymes, et al.,consultants