East St. Louis woman who raised 12 children and helped feed the hungry dies at 105 | Belleville News-Democrat

A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural workers after the end of the Civil War. [mc4wp_form id=”6042″] The narratives came from the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration, a program that employed researchers from 1936 to 1938 to interview former enslaved people, producing more than […]

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