Druella Jones or Aunt Jonas, Alabama, 1915
Photograph of ex-slave Jones at the age of 94. She and two others were the only old slaves I found who were not loyal to their owners. During the [civil] war she tried to burn her master's house (Matthews).
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)
Matthews, Essie Collins
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