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North Carolina Slave Narratives (Slave Narratives Series)

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This book contains the complete collection of all 176 narratives told to employees of the Work Projects Administration by former slaves living in North Carolina at the time of the Great Depression in the United States. The narratives in this varied collection include stories of life as a slave, life after the end of the Civil War, and life well into the 1930s when they ...more
Kindle Edition, 530 pages
Published October 17th 2013 by AfterMath (first published June 15th 2006)
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Sam
Jan 10, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an amazing book - incredibly insightful with immense historical relevance. The initial difficulty with reading the work due to edit markings is easily overcome.

However, I regret that they stopped the published work at the end of the 'B's.
Yaaresse
I first encountered some of these in a college class while studying oral history methods. Over the years, I've managed to read the rest of them. Fascinating stuff.
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This is part of a series of interviews the United States government (under the WPA) conducted with former slaves in North Carolina during The Great Depression. Itâs interesting to read the former slavesâ recollections and events they experienced or o ...more
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