Ada: Journey of a Post Slavery Negro Woman of Valor

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iUniverse, May 31, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 176 pages
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ADA is a book chronicling the life style of 84 years (1895-1979) of a Black woman experiencing segregation/integration, Jim Crow activities of the south and the second-class citizenry brand. It is a book laced with this woman's encouragement, christian behavior, love and devotion of family and neighbors. She was widowed as a young wife and mother. Ada, the title bearer promotes the acquisition of wisdom and knowledge through prayerful petitions to an almighty sovereign creator, and exercised from her gain the true duty of man - "to love and to serve."

 

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Contents

The Sunset
1
The Family Expansion
7
Living Means
8
The Challenge
10
The Rockdale Texas Connection
17
The Social Climate
19
The Timely Decision
20
Community Acceptance
26
The Perpetual Storm
82
Invisible Courtship
85
Before the Dusk
88
A Celebration of Life
90
A Terrifying Experience
97
Health and Strength Need
101
The Education Decision
102
The Revenue Expansion
110

Celebration of a Brief Life
32
Solving The Financial Situation
33
The Unexpected
34
A New Blessing
37
Another Dependent
40
Crisis Abound
42
An Unexpected Change
43
New Beginnings
44
The Secret
45
The Dorothy Factor
46
A Time of Solace and Transition
48
Expectations Fulfilled
50
Plot Of A Novice
53
A Phenomenal New Gadget
55
Growth Development Tragedy
56
A New Beginning
60
An Undesirable Reception
62
Pure Innocence
64
An Undesirable Decision
66
Back Home
68
Another Start
72
The Cat In The Drama
76
Life in the Big City
78
The Unexpected Abduction
111
An Unforeseen Roadblock
114
Overcoming a Set Back
117
The Nuptials
118
A Needed Newness
120
The Calm The Storm The Rainbow
122
An Unimaginable Future
125
The Grand Maternal Cultural Change
129
Political Interest
130
The Magical Instrument
133
Three
134
A New Emphasis
137
Effects of Stress
139
The Last Season
142
Third Generation Pride and Joy
145
Physical Changes Affecting Matriarch
147
A New Significant Life
151
A Seasons Ending
153
Swiftness of the Winter Season
157
The Quintessential Admirer
159
A Grandsons Unsuccessful Effort
164
The Omega
166
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