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Burkes, Mamie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 672
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Mamie Burkes was most likely raised by parents who were formerly enslaved; however, information on her background is scant. Regardless, she was impacted by slavery; a letter to her interviewer mentions Burkes's mother working for $1.25 a week and... more