|Louis Watkins was born in the year 1853 on the plantation of Peeler Parker, situated about 15 miles out of Chattanooga, Tennessee, near White Oak mountain. Louis relates that his master was good to him and his overseer never whipped him. He was permitted to go to church with his parents on Sunday, and this day was made a day of rest for the slaves. >>more...>>
Title: Hattie Watkins Interview
Author: Tuttle, William Webb, Interviewer
- American Slave Narratives
Notes: Published in George P. Rawick, ed., The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. Westport, Connecticut: The Greenwood Press, Inc.,1979, Supplement Series 2, v.1, p. 280-283.