Chavis-Chitwood, Mary E. “Biography of James M. Chavis.” Unpublished typescript. 25 Dec. 1987. 21 p. [IERC]
Interview, with poems and photographs. Chavis, born in Deep Branch, was 72 at the time. Recalls Green Grove School, picking cotton, segregation in Lumberton restaurants, and working at a steel plant in Ecorse, Michigan.