Lemon Swamp and Other Places: A Carolina Memoir

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Free Press, 1983 - African Americans - 250 pages
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A Black woman, the descendant of an Oxford-educated slave, who became a teacher in an era when Blacks rarely went beyond grade school, recalls her rich family history and life in late nineteenth-and twentieth-century Charleston

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Contents

The Parsonage No 5 Short Court I
1
A Parlor Society in Lincoln Court
17
Miss Izzards School
35
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Fields lives on the site where her great-uncle, J.B. Middleton built his home more than 100 years ago. She is well known for her lifelong service as a religious and civic activist and was named the state's Senior Citizen of the year in 1971.

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