Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 17:41:38 -0500
From: Dan Goodman dsgood[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]VISI.COM
Subject: Gullah -- help needed

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Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 09:17:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Sylvia Keys skeys[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
To: Pam McLaughin pmclaugh[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
Cc: stumpers-list[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
Subj: Re: ?how to learn Gullah

I believe the Gullah "language" originated in or around South
Carolina, and the islands nearby. Perhaps a phone book from that area,
with a list of bookstores would help. I wrote a paper on the language
in the 70's, if I remember correctly, most of my sources, were
magazine articles. Did you try an encyclopedia? Then checking their

Sylvia Keys
Trademark Law Library
On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, Pam McLaughin wrote:

My patron's teacher is reading a book set on the Sea Islands to her
class. Bits of the book are in Gullah. My young patron is interested
in getting a book or tape on learning Gullah. I tried the Illinois
state database, but found only weighty tomes that seemed to be more on
the history and development of Gullah as opposed to a "Conversational
Gullah in 7 Days" sorta thing.

Do any East coast w*mb*ts have a hint for me?

Pam McLaughlin Phone: 847 566-8702
Fremont Public Library FAX: 847 566-0204
470 N. Lake St. pmclaugh[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]
Mundelein, IL 60060

Dan Goodman
Whatever you wish for me, may you have twice as much.