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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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Slave Narrative of Maria S. Clemments – pt. 1

Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson PersonPerson Interviewed: Maria Sutton ClemmentsLocation: DeValls Bluff, Ark.Age: Between 85 and 90 yearsOccupation: Cook I don’t know jes how old I is. Yes mum I show do member the war jes lack as if it was yesterday. I was born in Lincoln County, Georgia. My old mistress was named Frances Sutton. She was a real …

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