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Oxmoor morphed into the dominant village in Shades Valley, employing 60 foundry men and hundreds of woodcutters and laborers, including, unfortunately, slaves.
When their father, a woodcutter, abandons them in a forest, the first sets out in one direction to discover her purpose; the second chooses a different path to find adventure; and the third stays and makes a home.
Almost exactly a year later, on May 22, 1917, a black woodcutter, Ell Persons, died after being attacked by over 5,000 white people in Memphis, Tennessee for allegedly raping a white girl.
A group of woodcutters had alerted authorities after spotting the girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old.
Its coat of arms features two woodcutters, one with light brown skin carrying an ax, the other darker skinned and holding an oar, who symbolize the country’s ethnic diversity, history of slavery and its mahogany industry.
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Definition of woodcutter for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to chop down trees and cut wood
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