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Slave Narrative of Marie Sutton Clements, pt.2

Interviewer Miss Irene RobertsonPerson interviewed Maria Sutton Clements of De Valls Bluff, Ark.Age: Between 85 and 90 “Miss, I don’t know a whole heap bout Mr. Wimbeish. I don’t know no other name that what they all call him. Some I heard say it like Wimbush. He was a great big man, big in here …

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Slave Narrative of Maria Sutton Clements, pt. 3

Interviewer Miss Irene RobertsonPerson interviewed Maria Sutton Clements of De Valls Bluff, Ark.Age: [not listed] “Missus, I thought if I’d see you agin I’d tell you this song” ‘Jeff Davis is PresidentAbe Lincoln is a foolCome here, see Jeff ride the gray horseAnd Abe Lincoln the mule.’ “They sung all sich songs during’ of the …

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