Clarke County Historical Museum

P.O. Box 388
116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill, AL  36451
251-275-2014 Bookstore
251-275-8684 Office

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Museum and Bookstore:
Monday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Office: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Clarke County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization founded in 1972.




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A Slave Family by Bobbie Kalman



Extended Description

Photos and illustrations accompany clear, engaging text that offers a glimpse into the personal relationships and daily activities that were part of slave family life. Children will learn:
what slavery is
how slavery became part of life in the colonies
what daily life was like for a slave family
how they maintained their cultural traditions from Africa
what it was like to be a child slave and whether they received any education
what kind of work was performed by field hands, house servants, and tradespeople
the difficulty of keeping the family together since slaves were often sold
what happened to slaves when they were freed
Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 2-6


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