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Aunt Jonas. She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the war she tried to burn her master's house.

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Aunt Jonas. She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the war she tried to burn her master's house.
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
Rocking chairs
African American women
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2105767-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11631573
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54adb770-c6da-012f-9428-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1915: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Aunt Jonas. She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the war she tried to burn her master's house." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b1af-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. "Aunt Jonas. She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the war she tried to burn her master's house." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b1af-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). Aunt Jonas. She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the war she tried to burn her master's house. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-b1af-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Aunt Jonas.  She is Drualla Jones, aged ninety-four, and was the slave Thomas Ferrell.  She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners.  During the war she tried to burn her master's house.