\ THE TRIBUNAL AID WEDNESDAY, Fh^BRUARY 11, 1976 SERVICE TO ALL SECTION B -Year-Old Spinning Wheel Hides Slave Trade Notes & Reminders TEEN TENNIS CLASS H.P.-A free teen tennis class win be taught Wednesdays, February 11 through April 14, 1976, at Leonard Street Recreation Center. Classes will be from 4:00 to 5:00, and are open to youths ages 13-18. Registration is limited to twelve participants, so call today to register. Call the Leonard Street Recreation Center at 883-2735. High Point-In celebra tion of Black History Week the Southside Branch Library has scheduled’ a series of films every afternoon at 3p.m., begin ning Thursday, Feb. 12. Programs will include shorter filmstories for younger children and special features that will interest older children and teenagers. Among the children’s films scheduled are “A Story, A Story,” about Ananse, the African story teller; “The Boot House,” a story about small wildlife that live near a riverbank; two fairy tales, “The Ugly Duckling” and “Rapun- zel;” and “Letter to Amy.” The feature films, docu mentaries and dramatiza tions that reflect the concerns of young people today, include “Black and White and Shades of Gray” on Friday, Feb. 13; “Color of Man” on Monday, Feb. 16, and “Ask Me, Don’t Tell Me” on Tuesday, Feb. )7. Also scheduled is “Black and White: Up tight,” a study of racial conflicts. For full information on Black History Week pro grams, interested persons are asked to call the Southside Branch Library, located in the Southside Neighborhood Center, 401 Taylor Street. The tele phone number is 885-0310. RALE1GH--Visually im paired or blind residents of Greensboro can receive help in filling out their federal and state income tax forms. Through an arrangement by the Division of Services for the Blind of the N.C. Department of Human Resources and the federal and state revenue depart ments, representatives of the two tax departments will be available on Saturday, February 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to assist Greensboro’s visually handicapped per sons desiring help in filling out their tax forms. The service will be provided at the Industries of Blind Luncheon located at 920 West Lee Street. Those needing further information may call 274-1591. SALISBURY--The Asso ciation of Progressive Black Democrats of the 8th Congressional District of North Carolina will meet February 12, at 3 p.m., at the Heart of Albemarle of Concord, according to the Rev. James W. Mcllwaine, Association chairman. Rep. Lane Brown (D), Stanley County and candi date for state treasurer, will be the featured speaker. Eighth District counties include Yadkin, Davie, Rowan, Cabarrus, Union, Stanly, Anson, Montgom ery, Richmond, Moore and Scotland. The Association of Pro gressive Black Democrats is headquartered in Salis bury. The Rev. Mcllwaine is president. Mrs. Julia Baker of Monroe is secretary, and Attorney J.H. Rennick of Wadesboro and Salisbury is treasurer. HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY-Beautiful Fayetteville State University [N.C.] coed Jannie Spaulding, a native of Clarkton, N.C., wishes everyone a lovely Valentine’s Day. Jannie, an iionor roil and Dean’s List student, is a sophomore early childhood education major. She is active on campus and is a member of the FSU Modem Dance Group and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. [FSU PHOTO BY JOHN B. HENDERSON] Democratic Precinct Meetings To Be Held The Democratic Party of Guilford County will hold precinct meetings for election of officers and committee members, dele gates to the county, district and state conventions on February 12, 1976, at 8:00 p.m. at the polling place in each precinct. Delegates selected to attend the district and state conven tions will elect the delegates to the National Democratic Convention from among nominees appointed by the presiden tial candidates. Committees for the County Convention to be held on March 6 are being formed. The Nominating Committee Chairman is Albert Campbell of High Point. The Credentials Committee Chairman are Jack Hinson of Friendship Township and Betty Clark of Jamestown. The Ar rangements Committee Chairman is Patricia Wing- ler of Greensboro. As required by a resolution of the 1974 County Convention the Resolutions Committee Chairman was to be announced prior to the biennial Precinct meetings. The Resolutions Committee Chairman is Michael K. Curtis of Greensboio, Members of the committee are Marianne Haworth of High Point, Hermon Gist of Greensboro, Pam Kohl of Greensboro. Richard Tate Continued on Page 4 If a 100-year-old spinning wheel could talk, it would probably tell a fascinating tale involving some Greensboro residents. The narrative, involving six generations of blacks in North Carolina, was uncovered this week during a tour of the African Heritage Center at A&T State University. The well-preserved spinning wheel is on display in the center for Black History Week, bu( its story begins in 1876 when the wheel was presented to Susan Hall Bright, a 16-year-old ex-slave bride. “I wanted the story told because it seems like some blacks don’t know their families have lived in America and contributed much,” said Miss Jean Bright, one of Susan’s surviving granddaughters. “I want the world to know that we helped to make America what it is.” Susan Hall had been born in 1860, one of the two daughters of a slave woman who lived in the area around Moiganton, N.C. When the Civil War broke out, Susan’s master rode off to battle on a fine horse and never returned. The slave mistress then decided to sell the two little girls, but she kept the mother. She also kept the names and addresses of the children’s buyers, and gave this written information to her slave. “As soon as word got around that the slaves had been freed after the war,” said Miss Bright, “the slave mother announced to her mistress that she was going to find her daughters.” Miss Bright’s grandmother then began walking ans showing the names and addresses to all she met. She accumulated more information and directions, and according to Miss Bright’s father, was given food, shelter and sometimes a ride along the way. Family members today aren’t sure how far the ex-slave’s journey took her, but many believe it was as far away as the Georgia or East Tennessee lines. It was Susan herself who recounted the reunion with her mother many years later. “One day when I was five or six years old, I was picking up stovewood to carry into the kitchen. That was one of my jobs. I looked up to see a tall woman looking at me and smiling.” them. Miss Bright remembers that both her grandmother and the slave mistresses lived to be among the oldest persons in the community. Susan died in 1928 at the age of 65. It was in 1876 when Susan was 16 and just married, that her mother presented her the spinning wheel as a wedding present. One of Miss Bright’s greatest joys is in recounting the stpry to her great great nephews, Ivan and Christina Smyre, children of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Smyre, Jr. of Greensboro. The woman volunteered to assist her in carrying the wood into the house, and later revealed that she was Susan’s mother. She later found her other daughter and returned home with BemMnrS REGULAR PRICES AREUKE OTHER PEOPLFS SALE PRICES. 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