Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 13 of Federal Writers' Project: Slave Narrative Project, Vol. 16, Texas, Part 1, Adams-Duhon

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Ix-slare St tries
"(Texas)

Face Tire

out he loe1 it or ferjlts It at hone,
nex' tlae anil aaks where he Live.
ulgger, you is on de wrong cur.*

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Be conductor say he let hia pay

Bufus tells hia and he say* 'Why,
$al cause *ufus to walk farther with

de lame foot dan if he st&rtnd wait in' la de fust place.

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He think, Iere I sits all day, and I won't y-'

aake another acre till I giti! de lacleitone.

When de chillen cc ei^ rom

school I tends den to de tirutfstore for soae of de stone and g* ls fisted.
"low,

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toon w it;lii for dat one 'bout io black eat
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orossia* de road, and.sho' Miough,, it eoue. Let

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ej^you one. How

aany people can youa find dab llk$s t<# hare de bl^jfc oat cross in front
of lejiT

Dat'ii right, no (me liken 1st.

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&et d*; old cullud person inY

form youa dat it aa she' de ')ad luck ilga.
so turn hack.

It is sign ef bad luck ahead,

Stop what youi doin*,
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"I's tellin' ye is of i'yx, of aany cases of failure to took
warnla1 from 4le black cat.

I fe ':#we a aan call* Miller.

His wife and bin

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aa takln' an auto ride and d> Mack at eross de road and he cussed a
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little and goes on.

Den f/tu not long till he terns de corner and his wife

falls out of da ear duyiii' 4* turn,
she an dead,

then he goes back and picks her upg

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"iioVher fallow, call' Br wa, was a-rldia* hosabaek and a
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black eat or /

hose *tR*bye a%4 throw hd.a iff.

fell, its not long till hit)

Vm Kill breaks his leg, so take a

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wassiia'/^"** &< '* orerlook: di> blaek eat.
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He thinks there

aus* he soaethlag wrong with he chant, and he look for it and it gone!
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Title
Federal Writers' Project: Slave Narrative Project, Vol. 16, Texas, Part 1, Adams-Duhon
Genre
Interviews
Notes
-  Includes narratives by Adeline Cunningham, Agatha Babino, Amos Clark, Andrew (Smoky) Columbus, Andy Anderson, Anne Clark, Armstead Barrett, Betty Bormer (Bonner), Campbell Davis, Carey Davenport, Cato Carter, Charlotte Beverly, Clara Brim, Donaville Broussard, Edgar Bendy, Eli Coleman, Eli Davison, Elige Davison, Ellen Betts, Ellen Butler, Elvira Boles, Fannie Brown, Francis Black, Frank Bell, Fred Brown, George Washington Anderson (Wash), Green Cumby, Gus Bradshaw, Harriet Barrett, Harriet Collins, Harrison Beckett, Harrison Boyd, Henry H. Buttler, Issabella Boyd, Jack Bess, Jack Cauthern, Jacob Branch, James Boyd, James Brown, James Cape, Jeff Calhoun, Jeptha Choice, Jerry Boykins, Joe Barnes, John Barker, John Bates, John Crawford, John Day, Josie Brown, Julia Blanks, Julia Francis Daniels, Katie Darling, Laura Cornish, Louis Cain, Madison Bruin, Martha Spence Bunton, Mary Armstrong, Minerva Bendy, Monroe Brackins, Mrs. John Barclay (Nee Sarah Sanders), Nelsen Denson, Olivier Blanchard, Preely Coleman, Richard Carruthers, Sally Banks Chambers, Sarah Allen, Sarah Ashley, Sarah Benjamin, Simp Campbell, Stearlin Arnwine, Steve Connally, Sylvester Brooks, Tempie Cummins, Thomas Cole, Valmar Cormier, Victor Duhon, Virginia Bell, Wes Brady, Will Adams, Will Daily, William Adams, William Branch, William Byrd, William Davis, William M. Adams, Willis Anderson, Zek Brown.
-  Interviews were conducted in Abilene, Anahuac, Austin, Beaumont (by Fred Dibble and Rheba Beehler), Brownwood, Centerville, Cleveland and Shepherd, Corsicana, Dallas, Double Bayou, El Paso, Fort Worth, Goodrich, Hondo, Houston, Huntsville, Itasca, Jacksonville, Jasper, Karnack, Liberty, Madisonville, Marshall, Mart, Mclennan County, Palestine, San Angelo, San Antonio, Texarkana, Tyler, Uvalde, Waco, and Woodville, Texas.
Medium
315 pages
Source Collection
Federal Writer's Project, United States Work Projects Administration (USWPA)
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mesn.161
Language
Online Format
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online text

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