Matilda Dunbar sitting in a rocker with her cane   Save
Paul Laurence Dunbar Collection
Description: Photograph of Matilda Dunbar, mother of Paul Laurence Dunbar, sitting in a rocker with her cane, ca. 1900-1930. A former slave from Kentucky, Mrs. Dunbar taught her son a love of songs, storytelling, poetry and reading. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02776
Subjects: African American women--Ohio; Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906; African American poets; American poetry--Ohio; Literary Ohio
Places: Dayton (Ohio); Montgomery County (Ohio)