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Alice Dismuke

In Oral History Interviews on May 20, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Alice Dismuke was born in Perry, Georgia in 1934, the eleventh out of twelve children.  Her family moved to Lowell, Florida when she was just four or five years old.   Here she is being interviewed by her niece, Tasneem Grace Tewogbola, on July 19th, 2010.

My dad was, would take us out of school and we would go to Bean City, Florida. While the other children were in school, we were picking beans for our livelihood.

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