Fannie Berry, a woman who was born into slavery, tells an interviewer from theabout her life on February 26, 1937. Some of her major memories include the rebellions of Nat Turner and , the , and life with her enslaver Mrs. Sarah Ann. The editors of Weevils in the Wheat noted that Berry was “a prolific tale teller,” and that in the source material used for compiling the collection there were sometimes discrepancies between two different versions of a similar anecdote attributed to Berry. The editors of Weevils in the Wheat inserted comments in this transcription. Their bracketed comments have been included below.