"Delta Autumn", 278 (Event)

Page Number: 
278
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
He cried, not loud, in a voice of amazement,
Page Event Ends: 
279
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, November 25, 1940
Summary: 

After Ike calls her "a nigger," the woman tells him she is "going back North" with her child (278). Ike endorses this plan, telling her to "marry a man in your own race" (279), but when he tries to get her to take Boyd's money she calls him an "old man" who has forgotten about love (279).

Chronological Order: 
26.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
North Marriage Race Segregation Love
Cultural Issues:
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