Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida

Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/25857
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida

Image Number

  • RC02016

Year

  • 1937

Series Title

General Note

  • Charity Stewart was born in 1844. During the Civil War she was hidden in the swamps of Jefferson County to make soap for the soldiers. After freedom, she returned to her former owners home where she stayed until they died. For many years she lived alone in an old log house in Jefferson County. She was 93 when this photo was taken in 1937.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 08385.

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Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida
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