Family: Colbert (Hemings)
Residence (at time of interview): Washington, DC
19 Oct. 1998, Washington, DCInterviewees: Yvonne Simkins, Marion Elizabeth Carter, Gloria Thornburgh
Robert Scott's descendant, Yvonne Simkins, and collateral descendant, Dr. Elizabeth Carter, talk about what they heard about the Scott musicians.
Theme: Arts, Music, and Culture
Dr. Marion Elizabeth Carter recalls the accomplishments of her grandmother (and Nancy Colbert Scott's granddaughter) Nannie Cox Jackson.
Dr. Marion Elizabeth Carter tells the story of her great-grandmother Elizabeth Scott's adventures as a runaway slave.
Theme: Oral History Transmission
Dr. Marion Elizabeth Carter continues the story of her ancestor Elizabeth Scott.
Themes: Jefferson Descent, Oral History Transmission, Racial Identity, Racial Prejudice