The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. 010/318312, Library of Congress Do you want to know more about America's most numerous minority group - Hispanics and their Latino culture? Although most of these accounts appeared before the Civil War, more than one-third are the result of the ambitious efforts of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to interview surviving ex-slaves during the 1930s. The view that slavery could best be described by those who had themselves experienced it personally has found expression in several thousand commentaries, autobiographies, narratives, and interviews with those who "endured." Federal Writer's Project, United States Work Projects Administration Project, 1936-1938 (USWPA); Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, DIGITAL ID mesn var _gaq = _gaq || ; 010/274268, Library of Congress Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on October 24, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on March 4, 2009, Love the typed book its so kool. Please try again. Project, 1936-1938 This paperback edition of selected Alabama narratives is reprinted in facsimile from the typewritten pages of the interviewers, just as they were originally typed. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script'); s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); Congress' Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Please try again. Birmingham, Alabama Federal Writer's Project, United States Work Projects Administration Project, 1936-1938 Listed American Slave Narratives: An Online (USWPA); Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, DIGITAL ID mesn Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. She was born at Belle's Landing, in Monroe County, Alabama. Project, 1936-1938 Will going home free her? Congress' Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Esther King Casey, Birmingham, Alabama Get 3 for the price of 2. below are interviews that were conducted in Birmingham, Alabama. Mississippi Slave Narratives: In the late 1930s, Federal Writers as part of the Works Project Administration (WPA) recorded the life stories of more than 10,000 men and women from a variety of regions, occupations and ethnic groups. Congress' Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 30 Black leaders share their true and hopeful stories of being born Black in America, Michigan State University School of Journalism. of former slaves. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 010/143137, Library of Congress Manuscript Her master operated a wood yard that supplied fuel to river boats. Back to Back to Lesson 2 Essential reading for those that do not truly know the honest relationship that developed between slaves and their slave owners. Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America, The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave, Benevolence in Black (A Product of the Black Bodies Project). Joe had real 'ligion Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.