PatronPATRON – Gee’s Bend was a part of Federal Government’s Resettlement Program in 1935 and a part of Roosevelt’s New Deal plan January 14, 2022 January 12, 2022by Donna R Causey To view this content, you must be a member of Alabama Pioneers Patrons's Patreon Unlock with PatreonAlready a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content. Tags: 1930'sAlabama historyWILCOX COUNTY
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are the above pics of Pettway plantation etc. included in the Al Footprints Exploration Vol1. or can these photos be purchased ?
Wilcox Co-Poorest county in ALabama–I spent time there in an alabama prison road crew-1988-oct-
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They are known for their quilts
Melanie Stickler Falconer
I actually got to help with the hydraulic system on the new “Green” running ferry at Gees Bend.
Awesome picture- I love the dignity in that child’s face.
Slaves were not Americans, they were property, therefore applying the misnomer African American is simply that, a misnomer, as it is for black Americans who are descendants of enslaved Africans. Bothe can not be the same since one of each is incorrect.