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Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 1   By:

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Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 1 offers a raw and powerful glimpse into the lives of those who were enslaved in the United States. The narratives collected by the Work Projects Administration provide a first-hand account of the horrors and hardships endured by these individuals, painting a vivid picture of the brutal reality of slavery.

The stories shared in this book are both heartbreaking and inspiring, showcasing the resilience and strength of those who were forced to endure unimaginable suffering. The firsthand accounts offer a unique perspective on this dark period in American history, shedding light on the true impact of slavery on individuals and families.

While the subject matter is difficult to read at times, the importance of preserving these narratives cannot be understated. By sharing the stories of those who lived through slavery, this book serves as a crucial reminder of the atrocities of the past and a call to action to ensure that such injustices are never repeated.

Overall, Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Arkansas Narratives, Part 1 is a powerful and poignant collection that sheds light on a dark chapter in American history. It is a must-read for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of the legacy of slavery in the United States.

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[TR: ] = Transcriber Note [HW: ] = Handwritten Note

[Illustration: Old Slave]

SLAVE NARRATIVES

A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves

TYPEWRITTEN RECORDS PREPARED BY THE FEDERAL WRITERS' PROJECT, 1936 1938 ASSEMBLED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SPONSORED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Illustrated with Photographs

WASHINGTON 1941

VOLUME II

ARKANSAS NARRATIVES

PART I

Prepared by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Arkansas

INFORMANTS

Abbott, Silas Abernathy, Lucian Abromsom, Laura Adeline, Aunt Adway, Rose Aiken, Liddie Aldridge, Mattie Alexander, Amsy O. Alexander, Diana Alexander, Fannie Alexander, Lucretia Allen, Ed Allison, Lucindy Ames, Josephine Anderson, Charles Anderson, Nancy Anderson, R.B. Anderson, Sarah Anderson, Selie Anderson, W.A. Anthony, Henry Arbery, Katie Armstrong, Campbell Armstrong, Cora

Baccus, Lillie Badgett, Joseph Samuel Bailey, Jeff Baker, James Baltimore, William Banks, Mose Banner, Henry Barnett, John W.H. Barnett, Josephine Ann Barnett, Lizzie Barnett, Spencer Barr, Emma Barr, Robert Bass, Matilda Beal, Emmett Beard, Dina Beck, Annie Beckwith, J... Continue reading book >>


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