Murriah Flood, Alabama, 1915


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Source
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)

Comments
Born a slave at Faunsdale plantation, Flood went to Washington with her husband after the Civil War, but returned to Faunsdale "and is now the nurse to her former mistress's great-grandchildren" (Matthews).