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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
1.Older Cousin obtained records from Natl Archive 2.oral tradition from Mom 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. PBS 1.Savannah Ga family migrated from Beaufort SC 2. Windsor N.C. 1.G.G.Gfather Jake Vandross-Civil War Soldier 2.Tuscarora Indians decendent
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Distant relations doing research East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia Oral tradition from fellow researchers and records 1845 East Tennessee Interracial contact
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Grandma Texas and Oklahoma My paternal grandmother 1880s Oklahoma Family oral traditions
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Grandmother, Father McIntosh County (Eufaula, Huttonville), Oklahoma Traditional story 1890s Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Landowners
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Mother and Aunt Capon District, Hardy County West Virginia traditional story Hardy County, West Virginia Family tree
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Mother, aunts, grandmother & great-grandfather Navasota, TX & Grimes, TX Traditional story passed down over generations 1870s Great-grandfather from Beaumont, TX; rest of family born in CA Texas Legislator during Reconstruction
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Mother, Uncles, Grandmother, Great-Aunt Athens and Columbus, Ohio Traditional family story told over generations 1903 Athens, Ohio Mail-Order Bride
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My dad Roland Palmore Texas & Ohio Oral tradition & research 1900s Columbus, Ohio Perserverance
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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 my cousin Bernice Tuskegee Alabama A traditional story passed down through the family 1830s Tuskegee Alabama The story is of the beginning of a long lasting family tradition
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my mother's father Ridgley, Maryland oral tradition 1850s Caroline County of the Eastern Shore of Maryland great-great grandfather linked to a white family
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My mother, Marie Moss Smith Washington, D.C. A traditional story that has been passed down for years 1873 Washington, D.C. My great grandfather was a co-founder of the American Colored Opera
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my mother, my aunts and uncles Stedman, Cumberland County, North Carolina oral tradition 1925 Cumberland County, Stedman, North Carolina Over coming adversity
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