Field Work in Bunce Island, Sierra Leone: Ruins of the British Slave Castle
Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1890-1972
Turner, Lorenzo Dow
1 photographic negative : b&w; 35mm
Sierra Leone, Western Area, Bunce Island
Title is provided by ACMA Archives staff based on researcher's notes.
Additional information from Margaret Wade-Lewis publication reads, "After leaving Nigeria [September 1951], Turner spent approximately two months in Sierra Leone collecting Krio language samples, proverbs, and folklore. Residing with the Brodericks, a prominent family in Freetown, he paid a visit to Princess Fatima Massaquoi [...]. He recorded her speaking in Vai." [Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies. By Margaret Wade-Lewis. Published by: Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007, p. 175]
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams