• Cassandra Fay Smith

Old mistress didn’t tell us when we was free, but another white woman told my mother...


Old mistress didn’t tell us when we was free, but another white woman told my mother and I remembuh one day old mistress told my mother to git to that wheel and git to work, and my mother said,



“I ain’t gwineter, I’m just as free as you air.”

So dat very day my mother packed up all our belongings and moved us to town,....



Amanda Oliver Sherman, Texas









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