Callie Shepherd , age 84, lives at 4701 Spring Ave., Dallas, Texas. She was born near Gilmer, Texas, in 1852, a slave of the Stevens family. At present she is cared for by her 68 year old son and his wife.
MARTIN JACKSON, born in bondage, may be the only living former slave, (at the time of these interviews) who served in both the Civil War and the World War. (Texas Slave Narratives, ca. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!
Texas Slave Narrative | Mother ANNE CLARK, 112 years old, too crippled to walk, but a smile lights up the tired old eyes that still see to sew without glasses. I'll be 112 years old, come first day of June (1937). Bo'n in Mississippi. I had two marsters, but I've been free nearly 80 years. I was FREED in Memphis.