Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Sarah Louise Delany
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Chapter Abstracts

Parts 1-2

* Sadie and Bessie Delany are both over 100 years old.

* Sadie was the older sister.

* The Delany family was a prominent force in the community despite race issues.

* Henry Delany is introduced.

* Delany was a slave until age 7.

* Delany converted to the Episcopal Church to obtain a scholarship to college.

* Delany went to St. Augustine's School.

* The family gained prominence over the years but not everyone was a fan.

* Many lower class black families objected to the family's behavior and status.

* As the book begins, Sadie is 103 years old; Bessie is 101 years old.

* The sisters live together in a house and take care of themselves despite their advanced age.

* Neither sister ever married.

* The sisters joke that they lived so long because the men were scared away by their intelligence.

* The sisters' personalities are compared.

* The sisters' lifestyle is reviewed.

Parts 3-4

* Henry Delany was freed from...

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