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Mighty rough times, I tell you : personal accounts of slavery in Tennessee

Author: Andrea Sutcliffe
Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : John F. Blair, [2000] ©2000
Series: Real voices, real history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Sutcliffe
ISBN: 0895872269 9780895872265
OCLC Number: 44876974
Description: xiii, 189 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Mighty Rough Times, I Tell You 3 --
They Had Whipping Day Every Thursday 7 --
My Mother Was the Smartest Black Woman in Eden 11 --
A Negro Has Got No Name 21 --
We Didn't Know Nothing Else But Slavery 28 --
I Got Many a Whipping 33 --
I Was Four Years Old When I Was Put on the Block 36 --
I Expect I Am the Oldest Man in Nashville 43 --
I Never Worries No Matter What Happens 48 --
My Father and Abe Lincoln Was First Cousins 52 --
They Were Saving Me for a Breeding Woman 59 --
I Have No Kin in This World 66 --
I Was Sharp As a Tack 68 --
There Wasn't No Learning Going On in Slavery 75 --
I Lived on Gallatin Pike 80 --
White Folks Raised Me 83 --
I Would Die Fighting Rather Than Be a Slave Again 87 --
I Remember the Yankee Soldiers Well 92 --
I Could Hear the Bullets Flying All Around 95 --
My Daddy Was Part Indian 99 --
All My Bosses Were Nigger Traders 103 --
Sometimes She Would Lock Us Up in a Dark Closet 109 --
You Couldn't Go Nowhere without a Pass 113 --
I Don't Never Want to See Another War 118 --
Folks These Days Don't Know What Trouble Looks Like 124 --
They Tried to Make Me Think I Wasn't Free 129 --
They Would Turn a Kettle Upside Down 139 --
They Charged Him for His Own Child 142 --
I Was Sold Away from My Husband 149 --
I Stole My Learning in the Woods 153 --
They Sold My Sister Right in This Nigger-Trading Yard 158 --
One Night a Ku Klux Klan Rode Up to Our Door 166 --
Stock Was Treated a Great Deal Better 171 --
I Want to Build Up 175 --
They Raised the Chillun to Make Money On 181 --
I've Been Here to Hear It Thunder 185.
Series Title: Real voices, real history series.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Sutcliffe.

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