Murriah Flood, Alabama, 1915

Description

Born a slave at Faunsdale plantation, Flood went to Washington with her husband after the Civil War, but returned to Faunsdale and is now the nurse to her former mistress's great-grandchildren (Matthews).

Source

Essie Collins Matthews, Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and Others: Character Studies Among the Old Slaves of the South, Fifty Years After: illustrated from photographs made by the author in the cabins and on the plantations (Columbus, Ohio, 1915)

Creator

Matthews, Essie Collins

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

NW0239

Spatial Coverage

North America--Alabama

Citation

"Murriah Flood, Alabama, 1915 ", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed April 2, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/1551
Born a slave at Faunsdale plantation, Flood went to Washington with her husband after the Civil War, but returned to Faunsdale and is now the nurse to her former mistress's great-grandchildren (Matthews).
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