Naomi and Matty | Blythewood History

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Naomi and Matty share memories of their father and growing up in Blythewood. 

Their father was a farmer and activist, encouraging people in the community to register to vote. This was during the time of segregation. The family suffered the loss of their barn due to a purposely set fire, but this still didn't discourage their father from encouraging people to vote.

Matty used to clean houses and talks about how she wasn't allowed to enter through the front door.

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