Slave Narrative of Millie Sampson
Person Interviewed: Millie Sampson
Location: Dade County, Florida
Millie Sampson, 182 W. 14th St. Miami, Florida, was born in Manning, S.C. only three years ‘bfo’ Peace”.
“My mother and father were born on the same plantation and I di’n’t have nothin’ to do ‘sept play with the white children and have plenty to eat. My mother and father were field han’s. I learned to talk from the white children.”
MLA Source Citation:Federal Writers' Project. WPA Slave Narratives. Web. 2007. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 2 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/black-genealogy/slave-narrative-millie-sampson.htm - Last updated on Jun 20th, 2012
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