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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
Connecticut grandfather 1900s Maio,Cape Verde (Djarmaio) Grandpa Frank
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Aunt Bridgeport, Connecticut Oral History Interview 1912 Bridgeport, Connecticut Cape Verdean Ancestry
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grandfather New Bedford, Massachusetts, New York, Red Bank, New Jersey Passed down 1880s Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands work ethic
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grandmother Kiev interview 1910s Ukraine escape
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Mother, Grandmother Macon, Georgia Mother's story, book 1848 Atlanta, Georgia Escape from slavery
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my grandmother Alabama oral family history 1800s Rowan County, N.C. An Escape Slave
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My grandmother and my great uncle Alfred Wilson Mississippi This story was often told at family events. 1920s Mississippi My great uncle Alfred Wilson's Escape to The North
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my mother Washington, D.C. a traditional story that has been passed down over generations 1873 Washington County, an area in Washington, D.C. An African-American slave who escaped slavery and became very successful
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my mother and her siblings Cape Verde and New York, New York Passed down 1966 Cape Verde Islands Immigration
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