"That Evening Sun", 289 (Event)

Page Number: 
289
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
But fifteen years ago, on Monday morning the quiet, dusty
Page Event Ends: 
289
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, January 1, 1909 to Friday, December 31, 1909
Summary: 

The narrator looks back fifteen years to pre-modern Jefferson, represented here by laboring black washerwomen, carrying laundry in bundles on their heads from the kitchen doors of white houses to the washpots beside cabin doors in Negro Hollow.

Chronological Order: 
2.00
Keywords: 
flashback, pre-modernity, black washerwomen, laundry, Negro Hollow, kitchen doors, race, gender, domestic labor, home, Negro cabin, Negro, memory, dust, street
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