SEGMENT: CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, FAMILY, & TOWNS

Alice Martin>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 10

SEGMENT: CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, FAMILY, & TOWNS,

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BACKGROUND
Born near Rochester. Lists places she has lived in Springfield. Stayed with Duncans for 3-4 years. They were good Christian folks & educated. Worked as a domestic in Springfield. Gives names of prominent people she worked for. Stayed with aunties.
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
High school taught for 2 years in schoolhouse. Farmers did not want to send boys away for high school. Needed them for work on the farm. They were only colored children in school.
FAMILY
Gives names of sisters.
TOWNS
Bartered in Springfield, Rochester, & New City about once a week. Got newspaper from Springfield. Did not need to go to town for doctor because they were rarely sick. Did not come to town for movies, but did go to fair.