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Uncle Jim. Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe. He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe. He is ninety-four years old.

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Uncle Jim. Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe. He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe. He is ninety-four years old.
Names
Matthews, Essie Collins (Author)
Collection

Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and others; character studies among the old slaves of the South, fifty years after.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1915
Place: Columbus, Ohio
Publisher: The Champlin Press
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 326. 973 - M
Topics
Slavery
Plantation life
Slaves
African American men
Men -- Clothing & dress
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2105767-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11631573
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4f8c7630-c6da-012f-f1cc-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1915: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
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  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Uncle Jim. Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe. He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe. He is ninety-four years old." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b128-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Uncle Jim. Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe. He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe. He is ninety-four years old." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b128-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). Uncle Jim. Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe. He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe. He is ninety-four years old. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b128-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Uncle Jim.  Uncle Jim Lawson was born in Ward County, Maryland, the slave of Mr. Ogle Tayloe.  He was taken to Alabama twenty years before the war and placed upon the Windsor Plantation, where he still lives and works for Judge William H. Tayloe.  He is ninety-four years old.