Interview with Sarah Winston
Sarah Winston was born in 1920 to a mother who was a school teacher and a father who worked on a farm. Being part of a large family, she spent many weekends walking to the stores in town, playing games, and doing chores. Mrs. Winston attended Mt. Garland School before attending high school in Spotsylvania County the closest accredited high school for African Americans. After high school, Mrs. Winston attended Virginia State University and became a teacher. She taught in a variety of locations in Louisa and across the state and worked for the government. She was raised a Christian, walking to church every Sunday as a child, and continued her faith throughout her life.