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Aunt Caroline Dye was a famous hoodoo woman or two-headed doctor who lived in Newport, Arkansas…According to one blues historian (Stephen C. La Vere), she was born in 1810 and died in 1918 at the age of 108; according to another (Paul Oliver) she died in 1944. Neither story completely fits the evidence, however… In any case, from this photo one can infer something else—Aunt Caroline Dye was a spiritualist as well as a root worker, for the crudely sketched aura around her head
Female Captain in Medical Services of the Soviet army, 1945. A woman such as this one saved one of my aunt's life as a child. She also shot dead two of her own who raped a local woman and warned the rest the same awaited them if anyone else touched a single girl or woman in the village or anywhere else.
Former slave "Aunt Jane" with one of the J. D. Walker children - 1885 in Fernandina Beach, FL
Aunt Memory was born into slavery. When she was 24 years old she was taken to Tallahassee and sold to Mr. Argyle for 800 dollars. Aunt Memory attended the 1893 World Fair, and sold enough photos of herself to pay for expenses photo 1900 ...