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State Archives of Florida
Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida
Shelf number: 08385.
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.
Subject - Person
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Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida. 1937. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25857>, accessed 28 November 2022.
Former slave Charity Stewart - Jefferson County, Florida. 1937. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/25857>