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BLACK SLAVE BREEDING BELIEF

A SLAVE WHO IS HALF WHITE AND BLACK WAS KNOWN IN THE
SOUTH TO BE THE MOST RELIABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY SLAVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): MISCEGENATION ; NEGRO CAUCASIAN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Marriage

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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THE JACKSON WHITES

THERE IS A TOWN IN UPPER NEW JERSEY WHICH WAS FOUNDED
BY REVOLUTIONARY WAR DESERTERS. LATER ON, THIS TOWN
WAS INFILTRATED BY RUNAWAY SLAVES. THE DESCENDANTS
OF THE DESERTERS AND THE SLAVES INTERMARRIED AND FORMED
A CLOSED SOCIETY, BASED ON INTERMARRIAGE. THESE
"JACKSON WHITES" STILL EXIST TODAY AND HAVE RESORTED
TO KIDNAPPINGS OF SMALL INFANTS TO KEEP THE
GENERATIONS FROM DYING OUT. RUMORS HAVE IT, THAT
THEY MURDER, AND RAPE ANY OUTSIDER WHO TRIES TO
INTERFERE INTO THEIR ACTIVITIES.

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LEROY LEARNED THIS BY HIS PARENTS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): MISCEGENATION

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-25-1967

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THE JACKSON WHITES

THERE IS A TOWN IN UPPER NEW JERSEY WHICH WAS FOUNDED
BY REVOLUTIONARY WAR DESERTERS. LATER ON, THIS TOWN
WAS INFILTRATED BY RUNAWAY SLAVES. THE DESCENDANTS
OF THE DESERTERS AND THE SLAVES INTERMARRIED AND FORMED
A CLOSED SOCIETY, BASED ON INTERMARRIAGE. THESE
"JACKSON WHITES" STILL EXIST TODAY AND HAVE RESORTED
TO KIDNAPPINGS OF SMALL INFANTS TO KEEP THE
GENERATIONS FROM DYING OUT. RUMORS HAVE IT, THAT
THEY MURDER, AND RAPE ANY OUTSIDER WHO TRIES TO
INTERFERE INTO THEIR ACTIVITIES.

Submitter comment: LEROY LEARNED THIS BY HIS PARENTS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): MISCEGENATION

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-25-1967

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