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South Carolina Slave Narratives (Slave Narratives Series)

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This book contains the complete collection of all 285 narratives told to employees of the Work Projects Administration by former slaves living in South 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, 886 pages
Published October 17th 2013 by AfterMath
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Susan
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This is part of a series of interviews the United States government (under the WPA) conducted with former slaves in South Carolina during The Great Depression. It’s interesting to read the former slaves’ recollections and events they experienced or overhead during the slave years, and their general thoughts on the current world and society. Many, but not all, of the interviews were transcribed in dialect, so reading them is all the more special.

It continues to fascinate me how many of them speak
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