Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume I, Alabama Narratives

Slave Narratives A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Volume I Alabama Narratives This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume I, Alabama Narratives
  • Author: Work Projects Administration
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  • Page: 295
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1 thought on “Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume I, Alabama Narratives”

    1. Hmm 1/4-way through, Iwonder a little about Federal Writers' Project's intention with this.(and what questions they asked:-)Seems like an interesting project that I'll look more intomemory.loc/ammem/snhtml/snAll the interviews are quite short, and yes cruel punishments, families being divided etc are mentioned; But it seems that most of the slaves in the collection, had a somewhat privileged slave-life (living in the big house, having kind and generous owners (but mean overseers!), getting plent [...]

    2. All of the narratives are a bit complicated because of the period in which the interviews were taken (Jim Crow/Great Depression). I had the biggest problem with the AL because of the intrusive, problematic references of the interviewers. I was still able to capture information I needed and see the similarities and differences across the narratives as a whole. Thankfully interviewers in other states weren't nearly as bad.

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