Monday, December 3, 2018

Ex-Slave Molly Ammond's Christmas Memories

Ex Alabama Slave Molly Ammond:

"Us was treated fine. Our folks was quality. We had plenty somp'n t'eat, but dem slaves hadda work powerful hard though. Atter dey come home fum de fields dey was so tired dat dey go right to sleep, except when de massa had barbecues. Christmas was de big time; dere was several days to res' an' make merryin'..."

Photos & quotes of former slaves used in these blog posts come from the Slave Narratives