Tag: Slaves

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Sam Daley’s school in Tuscaloosa – Have you ever heard of it?

SAM DALEY'S SCHOOL Have you ever heard of Sam Daley's school in Tuscaloosa? I found two articles about it in a 1910 paper and…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

A former slave from Birmingham Alabama became the first millionaire of color in Jefferson County, Alabama

Andrew Jackson Beard An Inventor (1849-1921) "Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave on a plantation near Mt. Pinson in Jefferson County, Alabama about…