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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
Aunt Helen Alabama, and somewhere "up North" On a long country walk with my visiting Aunt 1920s Origins: Northwest Alamama Illicit Love Lost
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Grandmother's first cousin. Tuchla, Mississippi Holmes County general conversations with grandmother and her cousins 1858 Tuchla (spelling??), Mississippi, Holmes County It is a story of family love.
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mother Lancaster, South Carolina Oral History 1895 Lancaster, South Carolina sisterly love
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Mother's cousin New Orleans, Louisiana oral history 1770s New Orleans, Africa, France, Germany Survival, overcoming adversity, Gaining freedom, Love for family
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mother, cousins and at family reunion Rockfarm Estate, Dinwiddie County, Virginia documented story passed down over generations with gaps 1840s Family's origin is Dinwiddie County, Virginia unsanctioned interracial love
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My grandfather was raised by his grandmother who told him originaly Mexico and Texas The story was told oral by my grandfather who is now 91 1846 Brownsvile, Texas Estranged Love for the sake of War, seperated for a cause
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My Mother's first cousin, another family historian. New Orleans, Louisiana oral history, proven by archival records 1770s New Orleans, Louisiana, Marseille and Provence France; Mali, West Africa self-purchase, love and affection, overcoming the odds
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