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Aunt Betty’s Story

February 5, 2009

I think I’d like to open up the first major post in this blog with a link to Aunt Betty’s Story. “Aunt Betty” was actually Bethany Veney, a former Page County slave who was freed after having been purchased by a New England man. I’ll go ahead and let Ms. Veney tell the full story…

Click on the cover image below to access the online version of her book, available through the University of North Carolina’s “Documenting the American South” site.

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