"That Evening Sun", 291 (Event)

Page Number: 
291
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
That was how she lost her teeth, and all that
Page Event Ends: 
292
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
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Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, January 1, 1909 to Friday, December 31, 1909
Summary: 

Unnamed locals and passersby tell the story of how Nancy lost her teeth. Nancy tries to commit suicide by hanging herself from a window bar in jail; the jailer cuts her down and revives her, then beats and whips her.

Chronological Order: 
5.00
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Keywords: 
Race, gender, violence, sex between white men and black women, pregnancy, jail, suicide, drugs, alcohol, yelling, singing
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