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The Resource I am Annie Mae : an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman, collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten ; assistant editor, Frieda Werden

I am Annie Mae : an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman, collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten ; assistant editor, Frieda Werden

Label
I am Annie Mae : an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman
Title
I am Annie Mae
Title remainder
an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman
Statement of responsibility
collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten ; assistant editor, Frieda Werden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 976.4/00496073
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.93.T4
LC item number
H864 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
I am Annie Mae : an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman, collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten ; assistant editor, Frieda Werden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Grandmother remembered very well the day they sold her mother -- Preachers and paddy rollers--something to control the slaves -- Tildy, who been messin wit you down there -- Grandmother say they would step over the broom -- My mother had a beautiful childhood -- Grandma was a midwife -- Grandpa was a hypocritin Baptist preacher -- They had milk all around them -- Indoor plumbing? Are you kidding? -- Grandma didn't believe in no dingy clothes -- My daddy stole my mama -- Wash, cook, and iron. Pick cotton. Chop cotton. Miss Mattie, Annie's crying cause her shoes hurt -- Oh, Mama, don't tell nobody that! -- We met a little tragedy on a Navasota plantation -- I don't take nothin off white folks either -- I was prejudiced towards men -- I had my first baby at 15 and my last at 45 -- They called it throwing away babies -- Black people didn't know a thing about a diaphragm -- A fly couldn't stand on the collar -- I dressed a many a one of those girls asleep -- Big Mama cared about my children -- Didn't like that West Texas sand -- I raised her little kids -- 1941-that's when work began to go up -- The doctors said I wasn't pregnant -- I never intend to clean nobody's house again -- I would sell $900 work of Avon in two weeks -- Where are you going to get the money to buy a piece of ground? He didn't want to put in no medicine cabinet -- I wrote many a, many a poll tax -- I did most everything to help out in politics -- No whites allowed -- My congressman is a very nice fella -- I rode the Greyhound to President Carter's inauguration -- I shall never be nothin but an Elk -- A man ain't going to have no baby -- I don't feel guilty no kind of way -- I am broke without my children -- California was miles and miles and miles away, which it ain't no where now -- Once a year the peoples comes together -- I don't want no man no more
Control code
9394204
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 151 p.
Isbn
9780961034016
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83004473
Note
Library's copy 3-4 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
I am Annie Mae : an extraordinary woman in her own words : the personal story of a Black Texas woman, collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten ; assistant editor, Frieda Werden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Grandmother remembered very well the day they sold her mother -- Preachers and paddy rollers--something to control the slaves -- Tildy, who been messin wit you down there -- Grandmother say they would step over the broom -- My mother had a beautiful childhood -- Grandma was a midwife -- Grandpa was a hypocritin Baptist preacher -- They had milk all around them -- Indoor plumbing? Are you kidding? -- Grandma didn't believe in no dingy clothes -- My daddy stole my mama -- Wash, cook, and iron. Pick cotton. Chop cotton. Miss Mattie, Annie's crying cause her shoes hurt -- Oh, Mama, don't tell nobody that! -- We met a little tragedy on a Navasota plantation -- I don't take nothin off white folks either -- I was prejudiced towards men -- I had my first baby at 15 and my last at 45 -- They called it throwing away babies -- Black people didn't know a thing about a diaphragm -- A fly couldn't stand on the collar -- I dressed a many a one of those girls asleep -- Big Mama cared about my children -- Didn't like that West Texas sand -- I raised her little kids -- 1941-that's when work began to go up -- The doctors said I wasn't pregnant -- I never intend to clean nobody's house again -- I would sell $900 work of Avon in two weeks -- Where are you going to get the money to buy a piece of ground? He didn't want to put in no medicine cabinet -- I wrote many a, many a poll tax -- I did most everything to help out in politics -- No whites allowed -- My congressman is a very nice fella -- I rode the Greyhound to President Carter's inauguration -- I shall never be nothin but an Elk -- A man ain't going to have no baby -- I don't feel guilty no kind of way -- I am broke without my children -- California was miles and miles and miles away, which it ain't no where now -- Once a year the peoples comes together -- I don't want no man no more
Control code
9394204
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 151 p.
Isbn
9780961034016
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83004473
Note
Library's copy 3-4 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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