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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
I DON'T KNOW MUCH TO TELL YOU JUST A LITTLE FROM MY MOTHER. NEWWW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ON PBS CHANNEL 30 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA. I'M AN NATIVE OF N.O.LA. 1962 NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA.I ALSO HEARD FROM MISSISSIPPI & KANSAS. I 'M LOOKING FOR MY MOTHER SIDE THE " POLK'S FAMILY"
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Andrew Jackson Gray S. C., Tenn., Ky., Ohio, Kansas published account 1880s Lawrence, Kansas told life story via vanity bio
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grandmother Kansas City, Kansas family story 1951 Macon, Georgia we had Cherokee and Blackfoot, also Scotch-Irish
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I heard it from friends/residents of Earle USA - Earle Crittenden Arkansas I heard this story from older friends and of my grandfather 1900s USA - Earle Crittenden, Arkansas It is a story of my grandfather Augustus J. Heilig
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Many aunts and uncles and parents Texas Polk County Parents Aunts and Uncles have shared stories over the years 1866 My parents were born in Kansas My name Boganey is extremely unique and virtually all are related
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Maternal Grandmother Missouri and Kentucky Oral history 1860s Lawrence, Kansas and Ripley, Ohio confirming history
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moter Arkansas family legend 1800s Arkansas Family owned by a President
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mother and father Georgia many family members 1890s Arkansas family unity
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My father told my mother when she was a child. Edwardsville, Kansas My mother told the story often. 1800s Edwardsville, Kansas Ex-slave turned successful business man
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My great uncle Leo Bobo Waukegan, Illinois Oral history from my older relatives 1992 Tollette, Arkansas It's a story of overcoming obstacles.
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My Mother Arkansas Just a regular conversation. 1920s Macnab, Arkansas overcoming extreme poverty.
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my mother aunts and uncles are the tellers of the story Leland and Greenville Mississippi I heard the story after viewing a photo of a woman in slave garments 1930s my family is originally from mississippi and louisisana and arkansas This story surrounds my great great grandmother born in 1855
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