This is my grandmother posing next to the car of the man that she worked for . She would get up, go to their house and cook his family breakfast, then go out to their fields and work, return at noon to cook them lunch then return to the fields, then return again for dinner.
She always wore an apron, even at home when she could just rest.
She made the best moonshine in the county and lived to be 94.
photograph and story submitted by Mary Herrell
during the exhibition
"Telling Our Own Stories: Florida's Family Photographs"
at The Southeast Museum of Photography
in Daytona Beach, Florida, June to September 1997
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