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Historical Slavery Collection

A collection of pictures, recordings and textual narratives of slaves.

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Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Angeline Lester, Age about 90
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Viney Baker, Age 75
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Alabama Narratives, Volume I
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
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Old Aunt Julia Ann Jackson, age 102 and the corn crib where she lives
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Florida Narratives, Volume III
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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South Carolina Narratives, Volume XIV, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Missouri Narratives, Volume X
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Charlie Crump and Granddaughter, Age 82
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Texas Narratives, Volume XVI, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Texas Narratives, Volume XVI, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 5
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 3
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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South Carolina Narratives, Volume XIV, Part 3
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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South Carolina Narratives, Volume XIV, Part 4
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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North Carolina Narratives, Volume XI, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Anne Clark (2), Age 112
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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South Carolina Narratives, Volume XIV, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Oklahoma Narratives, Volume XIII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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North Carolina Narratives, Volume XI, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 6
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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James Brown, Age 84
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 4
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Texas Narratives, Volume XVI, Part 3
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Anne Maddox, Age 113
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Mississippi Narratives, Volume IX
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Texas Narratives, Volume XVI, Part 4
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Virginia Narratives, Volume XVII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Kentucky Narratives, Volume VII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Narratives, Volume IV, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Narratives, Volume IV, Part 2
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Annie Caborne, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Narratives, Volume IV, Part 4
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 1
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Narratives, Volume IV, Part 3
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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John Smith
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Sarah Gudger, Age 121
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Tennessee Narratives, Volume XV
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Delia Garlic, Age 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Indiana Narratives, Volume V
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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John Price and wife Miranda, Age about 80
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Cato Carter (2), Age about 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Ank Bishop, Age 88
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Millie Williams, Age 86
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Mary Kincheon Edwards, Age 127
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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William Hamilton
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Maryland Narratives, Volume VIII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Mary Reynolds, Age 105
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Emma Watson, Age about 85
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Ohio Narratives, Volume XII
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Sarah Frances Shaw Graves, Age 87
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Abraham Jones' House
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Betty Bormer (Bonner), Age 80
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Mary Rice, Age 92
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Lindy Patton, Age 96
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Martha Bradley, Age 100
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Elijah Cox
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Abraham Jones' Back Yard
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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Arron Russell, ex-slave
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Arkansas Narratives, Volume II, Part 7
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Issabella Boyd
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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James Singleton Black, ex-slave, 83 years old
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Nathan Beauchamp, Age about 92
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Daphne Williams
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Georgia Flournoy
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Kansas Narratives, Volume VI
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Wadley (Shorty) Clemons, Age 92
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Adeline Cunningham, Age 85
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
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by Federal Writers' Project
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Lucy Chambers
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Henry Robinson
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Administrative Files
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Gabe Hines
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Lucindy Lawrence Jurdon, Age 79
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
by Federal Writers' Project
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Milly Henry, Age 82
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery
Historical Slavery Collection
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Fred Brown, Age 84
Topics: Slavery, Slaves, American slavery, African-American, African-American slavery