|Subject||Segregation, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings|
Copyright 1993 Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Idella Parker - author, teacher, and maid to the author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings - speaks about her own life and the life of the author of The Yearling and Cross Creek. Idella Parker was a cook, housekeeper, and comfort to the famous author from 1940-1950. She shares an intimate story of their spirited friendship and what it was like to live in the segregated south.
African Americans, Florida history, Women household employees, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Parker, I. (1993). Interviewed by E. Abdullah [Video Recording]. Worth Quoting. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.
Run time: 30 minutes