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The Resource I am Annie Mae, [Annie May Hunt]

I am Annie Mae, [Annie May Hunt]

Label
I am Annie Mae
Title
I am Annie Mae
Statement of responsibility
[Annie May Hunt]
Title variation
Extraordinary Black Texas woman in her own words
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NAM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
I am Annie Mae, [Annie May Hunt]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten, Doris Sauls, and Barbara Bullard"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: Austin : Rosegarden Press, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-133)
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
302278483
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
134 p.
Isbn
9780974788500
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Jacob J. Sherman, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-049). Inscribed on t.p.: Baby Bill, 16th grandchild. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)302278483
Label
I am Annie Mae, [Annie May Hunt]
Publication
Note
  • "Collected and edited by Ruthe Winegarten, Doris Sauls, and Barbara Bullard"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published: Austin : Rosegarden Press, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-133)
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
302278483
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
134 p.
Isbn
9780974788500
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Jacob J. Sherman, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-049). Inscribed on t.p.: Baby Bill, 16th grandchild. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)302278483

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