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Interview done as part of an oral history project for Surry Historical Society. Interview done in his kitchen and his wife (Lucenda) is also in the room. Berry is a black man and he grew up in Winston-Salem and moved to Surry County to help out on his uncle's tobacco farm after his mother's death in 1933. Discusses how a hog killing worked and what cuts would be got from it as well as hunting wild game to supplement their food. Family attended Locust Grove Church. Discusses how white children in the community had school buses to get to school but the black children did not, which resulted in many black children not being able to make it to school.

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