Mayselle Sweat and her Many Marriages

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A cigar worker, Jewel Blanche, who preferred to be called Mayselle, was 21 years old, on her third of six marriages. She’d been married twice to the police officer in prison who’d given her syphilis. She’d lived in a couple places in Jacksonville’s Mixon Town and her daddy was councilman for the ward. She couldn’t know what was coming, but already had quite the story to tell.

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