"Aunt Phebe" Collins, Windsor Plantation, Alabama, 1915

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Essie Collins Matthews, Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and Others: Character Studies Among the Old Slaves of the South, Fifty Years After: illustrated from photographs made by the author in the cabins and on the plantations (Columbus, Ohio, 1915)

Born a slave on a rice plantation not far from the coast in South Carolina, "her dress and general appearance are typical of that part of the state" ; see Matthews for biographical and other details on women who come from the same area as Phebe Collins.