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Letter to William Marshall Bullitt from Mildred Chenoweth Stites discussing Louisiana Taylor, February 27th, 1912.

A letter from Mildred Chenoweth Stites to her cousin, William Marshall Bullitt, dated February 27th, 1912. Mildred mentions that she had a photograph of a person formerly enslaved by the Bullitt family. The "Grandmammy" she describes is most likely…

Photograph of Louisiana Taylor and Helen Stites, August 12th, 1879.

A photograph of Louisiana, also known as Louisa, Taylor and a young Helen Stites around 1879. The handwriting on the back says that Louisiana's father was Native American. Louisiana is referred to as "mammy." Helen Stites is a descendent of Mildred…